Event Calendar

 Mini Car Club of NSW does not accept any responsibility for errors shown herein due to dates and venues changing without the club being notified. Please always confirm the event with the organising club. Photos and articles can not be shared without the permission of the MCC NSW.


  

Friday, 20th January 2017

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. In room 4A starting at 7:45pm.  All club members and visitors are invited to discuss all aspects of the Mini. For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 9718 6575.                                                            Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday, 21st January 2017

Annual Sprite & Mini Car Club Fish n Chip Run

The annual Sprite / Mini Fish and Chip run is on again

Organised by the Sprite Club with the Mini Car Club participating.

Meet at the new location of McDonald’s Vineyard / McGrath’s Hill, CNR Groves Ave and Windsor Rd, McGrath’s Hill 2.00pm for 2.30pm departure

Travelling via Wiseman’s Ferry and Peats Ridge to Woy Woy Fish and Chip Co-op.

Arrive at Woy Woy (approx 4:00-4:30pm)

Contact: Michael Benton  0411019112 or Avis Fowler

Sprite Club contact: Avis Fowler 47293726. (email) social@spriteclub.com

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday, 22nd January 2017

Minis in the Gong Show n Shine

Show and Shine for minis with entry FREE for exhibitors and public, no registration required.

For Mini Car Club members attending this event we will be travelling to Dapto early on Saturday morning to convoy down.

There are two meeting locations, first you can join the Sydney Mini’s group, along with Mini Car Club Members at Padstow Maccas 7.15 to leave at 7.30 sharp.

Second location is McDonalds Engadine, corner of Heathcote Rd and Princes Highway meeting at 8am and leaving promptly at 8.15am to cruise to Motorlife Museum to arrive around 9:15 – 9:30am.

All Minis, Mokes, MINIs and Mini variants (Elf, Hornet, Buckle, Marcos, Sports Racing etc)

Entry FREE for exhibitors and public, no registration required.

Sausage sandwiches and soft drinks available

Awards: Car of the Year (voted by exhibitors only) + People’s Choice (public and exhibitors)

Awards presentation: 12.30pm – 1.00pm.

Don’t be fussy about the condition of your car. If its driveable then bring it.

For more details contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or Rob Weir 0418-161-918.

Australian Motorlife Museum Exhibition Lawn, Integral Energy Recreation Park, Darkes Road, Dapto. http://www.minisinthegong.com.au/                                                                Gus Staunton Points

 

Thursday, 26th January 2017

Australia Day CARnivale

This year’s CARnivale will again be held at Parramatta Park, entries are now closed but show your club members support by turning up.

CARnivale showcases a wonderful collection of classic vehicles including cars, fire engines, trucks, coaches, military vehicles, motorbikes and vintage speedway cars.

As part of the Australia Day celebrations there will be hot air balloon display in the early morning followed by the Parramatta BBQ festival, family zone with concert and kids rides and entertainment. If you stay till the evening there will be a concert and fireworks spectacular which finishes at 9:00pm.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton on 0411 019 112 or Rob Weir on               0418 161 918.                                                                                                                  Gus Staunton Points

 

Monday, 30th January 2017

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.

Note: Now held at – Bexley RSL, 24 Stoney Creek Rd, Bexley.

 

 Friday, 3rd February 2017

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are now held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club). Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.                                                                   The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.                                                                                  Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday, 5th February 2017

Come & Try Day

A day for those wishing to gain more experience in motorkhanas or to just “have a go” for the first time. Some of the experienced drivers in the club will be on hand to offer tuitions. This event will be held at our club grounds, Bandon Rd, Riverstone (cross the railway ling and follow the road down to the end, please shut the gate). There are no costs to enter and food will be available at a small cost.

Scrutineering starts from 8:00am, drivers briefing at 9:45am, event starts at 10:00am.

NO rally, hand cuts, mud tyres etc. Contact Ron Adlam for more information on 0427 043 854 or check the Clubs web page minicarclub.com.au or the clubs facebook page to see if the event is still on.                                                                                                                                 Gus Staunton Points  

 

Saturday, 11th February 2017

Convoy to Highland Steam & Vintage Fair – Oberon

Members of the Mini Car Club who are attending this event can assemble at either of two meeting points.

# Meet at McDonalds on M4 westbound near Eastern Creek departing promptly at 7.15am and travelling to Bowenfells (Lithgow) via Great Western Highway, (1hr 30 min).

# Or alternatively members travelling from north west can meet at the BP servo at Kurmond departing at 7.45am, and then travelling Bells Line of Road, (1hr 10min) to rendezvous at the Shell Service Station on the Highway at Bowenfells on the outskirts of Lithgow, at 8:45am.

The combined group will then leave promptly at 9.00am and travel the remainder of the journey via Rydal Sodwalls Tarana Rd and Lowes Mount Rd to Oberon visiting the fair on Saturday and returning at your leisure of Saturday afternoon.

The Grand Rally street parade of heritage steam machinery commences at 10am.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton on 0411 019 112 or Rob Weir on                 0418 161 918.                                                                                                                Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday, 12th February 2017

NSW State Khanacross

Round 1 of the NSW State Khanacross Championship at Hampton. Run by Hills District Car Club, contact Peter Batt on 0400 828 911 for further information.

 

Friday, 17th February 2017

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. In room 4A starting at 7:45pm. All club members and visitors are invited to discuss all aspects of the Mini. For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 9718 6575.                                                            Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday, 18th February 2017

Pizza @ Camden

Saturday afternoon mystery drive with the destination at Enzo Italian, Camden for drinks and Pizza. http://www.enzoitalianrestaurant.com/

Meet at M4 Westbound McDonalds, 1pm for a 1:30pm departure. We will travel west via M4 on a mystery drive through the outer western suburbs of Sydney before arriving at Camden around 5:30pm for drinks followed by Pizza. Come along for the drive or meet us there.

Please note: I will require members to RSVP by Friday 10th February so I can confirm the booking and numbers with the Restaurant

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112                                                            Gus Staunton Points

 

Tuesday, 21st February 2017

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming events are asked to attend. Contact Phil Boyd on 0412 521 058 for the venue.

 

Sunday 26th February 2017

NSW State Motorkhana

Round 1 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Awaba. Run by Westlakes Auto Club, contact Clerk of Course, John Newton on 0423 170 259 for further information.

 

Monday, 27th February 2017

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at 7:30pm. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.

Note: Now held at – Bexley RSL, 24 Stoney Creek Rd, Bexley.

 

Friday, 3rd March 2017

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are now held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA. (The Old Greyhound & Social Club).

Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start.

The Club has a Bistro if you want to arrive early for dinner or a light snack, full Bar Facilities and Coffee making open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.                                                                                  Gus Staunton Points

 

 Sunday, 5th March 2017

Motorkhana – Riverstone

To be held at our club grounds, Bandon Road, Riverstone (cross the railway line and follow the road down to the end, (please shut the gate).

Scrutineering starts at 8:00am, drivers briefing at 9:45am, event starts at 10:00am.  No rally, hand cuts, mud and snow tyres etc.

Contact Ron Adlam or Club Captain Fly on mobile

0414 015 220 to check the event is on.

OFFICIALS ALWAYS NEEDED

Check www.miniclub.com.au or Mini Club of NSW face book page leading up to the event to be sure it is on.

Drivers Championship Points                                                                              Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday, 11th March 2017

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Motor Fest

On Saturday 11th March, Members of the Mini Car Club who are attending this event will have an early start meeting at McDonalds Thornleigh at 6:15am and leaving promptly at 6:30am to travel to Hawks Nest. There will be a brief stop and a pick up for the Newcastle and Hunter Valley members at 8:45am at McDonalds on the north side of Raymond Terrace, we will need to travel through Raymond Terrace to reach this stop location. Then leaving here at 9:00am and arriving at around 9:45am for the start of the Motorfest 2017, at Myall Park Sports Oval, off Yamba St.

Note: Distance from Thornleigh to Raymond Terrace is approx. 150km then to Hawkes Nest is a further 49km, Total distance is 199km.

Returning home at your leisure on Saturday afternoon or Sunday after Breakfast.

If you are planning to stay overnight on Saturday then accommodation can possibly be arranged at Hawkes Nest Motel, 3/5 Yamba St, Hawks Nest, phone        4997 1166.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112 or Rob Weir 0418 161 918.  Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 17th March 2017

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. In room 4A starting at 7:45pm. All club members and visitors are invited to discuss all aspects of the Mini. For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on     9718 6575.                                                        Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday, 19th March 2017

NSW State Motorkhana

Round 2 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Awaba. Run by Westlakes Auto Club, contact Clerk of Course, John Newton on 0423 170 259 for further information.

 

Saturday 25th March 2017

Mini Kingdom Online Open Day & Show N Shine

OPEN DAY & SHOW and SHINE

OPEN DAY & SHOW and SHINE

 

 


Sydney Minis Monthly Meet Up!

Paddys Brewery

268 Parramatta Road, Flemington

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm for a light meal and the people who attend then decide on the destination for a short cruise and photo opportunity, normally within the Sydney Olympic Park precinct. Plenty of parking available within view of the bistro courtyard.

Always check the websites www.sydneyminis.com or Facebook in case there are any changes.


 

Minis in the Gong Runs

Start: Key Batteries

Cnr. Mt Keira Road & Abercrombie Street, West Wollongong

We meet at 9:00am and all the runs start at Key Batteries, corner of Abercrombie Street and Mt Keira Road, West Wollongong.                 All events will be on a Sunday.

Event times and proposed route to be advised so check out their website www.minisinthegong.com.au   for more information.

 

 

Sunday,  22nd January 2017

Show and Shine for minis with entry FREE for exhibitors and public, no registration required.

For Mini Car Club members attending this event we will be travelling to Dapto early on Saturday morning to convoy down.

There are two meeting locations, first you can join the Sydney Mini’s group, along with Mini Car Club Members at Padstow Maccas 7.15 to leave at 7.30 sharp, second location is McDonalds Engadine, corner of Heathcote Rd and Princes Highway meeting at 8am and leaving promptly at 8.15am to cruise to Motorlife Museum to arrive around 9:15 – 9:30am.

All Minis, Mokes, MINIs and Mini variants (Elf, Hornet, Buckle, Marcos, Sports Racing etc)

Entry FREE for exhibitors and public, no registration required.

Sausage sandwiches and  Soft drinks available

Awards:  Car of the Year (voted by exhibitors only) + People’s Choice (public and exhibitors)

Awards presentation: 12.30pm – 1.00pm.

Don’t be fussy about the condition of your car. If its driveable then bring it.

For more details contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or Rob Weir 0418-161-918.

Please note that all Minis in the Gong events are now on our           Gus Staunton Points

 


Minis on the Coast – Monthly cruises

Please note that all convoys will not be published in the Clubs magazines and if you would like to participate go onto our web page www.miniclub.com.au or our face book page to get the convoy details (including club plated cars).

Thursday, 26th January 2017

Australia Day CARnivale – Parramatta Park

Meet at Worthingtons MINI 9:00am for a 9:30am departure.

 

Sunday, 5th February 2017

Pie in the sky Run – Cowan

Meet at Worthingtons MINI 10:00am for a 10:30am departure.

 

Sunday, 5th March 2017

Route 33 Cafe Run – Wollombi Tavern, Hunter Valley

Meet at Worthingtons MINI 10:00am for a 10:30am departure.

 

Sunday, 2nd April 2017

Patonga Fish & Chip Run

Meet at West Gosford KFC 10:00am for a 10:30am departure.

 

Sunday, 7th May 2017

Fagan Park, Galstone Gorge Run

Meet at Worthingtons MINI 10:00am for a 10:30am departure.

 

 


 

Cars N Coffee

Bosscraft

10 Bollard Place, Picton

Every first Saturday of the month –

From 6:30am – 9:00am

Open to all types of vehicles, phone 02 4677 2282 or email www.bosskraft.com for more information.

Tea / Coffee / Bacon & Egg Rolls available.


 

Cruise & Dine Night

Second Saturday of each Month –

Hungry Jacks Sylvania

Cnr. Box Rd and Port Hacking Road

A casual meet & greet for hot rod & custom car enthusiasts, from 5:30pm.