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EVENT CALENDAR

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2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

“Motorclassica” activities commence

Friday, October 11, 2019 through to late Sunday afternoon, October 13, 2019. The exhibition will open for General Admission from 9:00 am See  article in the August and October East West magazine.  

Friday, 11th October 2019

Annual General Meeting @ Bankstown Sports Club

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club's Annual General Meeting and annual trophy and service award presentation which will be held at the Bankstown Sports Club, 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. Arrive 7:30pm for an 8:00pm start. Presentation of Annual trophies and Service Awards Election of the Club's 2020 Committee Please support the Club and help elect the new office bearers. You too could be part of the organising committee for our club. You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting. Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 18th October 2019

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. This year we are in the Mirambeena Room L2 starting at 7:45pm. (Please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes) All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini. You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting. For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918. Gus Staunton Points  

Saturday – Monday 19th -21st October

Mudgee Italian Job weekend This year will be a 3 day event for those who have the time to stay. Another great feed at Isabella's Italian Trattoria on Saturday night with Sunday morning breakfast in town before a drive around local wineries on Sunday. Members and mini enthusiasts are invited to join in for a great mini drive and weekend in the mid-west of NSW where we will visit wineries and local attractions on Saturday afternoon followed by a great Italian feed on Saturday night at Isabella’s Trattoria. Sunday morning breakfast will be at a local cafe followed by a visit to Mudgee Honey Haven and other local attractions with dinner on Sunday night. Travel home on Monday morning or Sunday afternoon if you are unable to stay.. If you wish to join us for this event please arrange your accommodation as soon as possible as accommodation is limited at this time of year. I have again booked into the Horatio Motel in Mudgee has rooms available for $359 for 2 nights. There are other options at caravan parks, hotels or motels although a number will only take weekend bookings for 2 nights. Please advise where you will be staying so we can ensure the best communications. Meet at M4 Westbound McDonalds, 8:00am for 8:30am departure. We will travel west via M4 and the Great Western Highway until Lithgow where we will have a brief stop. After Lithgow we turn off onto the B55 Castlereagh Highway which will take us all the way to Mudgee. Estimated arrival time is 12:30pm. Please RSVP by 6th October so I can confirm numbers with the restaurant and for the other events. For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112. Gus Staunton Points

Tuesday, 22nd October 2019

Competition Meeting

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

Tuesday, 29th October 2019

Committee Meeting

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

Friday, 1st November 2019

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (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

Saturday 3rd November 2019

MARULAN DRIVE DAY 

  • Non pointscore event.
  • Organised by Christian Autosports Club of Australia (CACA).
  • CAMS L2 Speed Licence and civil drivers licence required. Otherwise you will need to purchase a Marulan Licence on the day. Helmet required.
  • Details to be publicised when they become available.

Sunday, 10th November 2019

Linwood House vehicle display

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The 2019 Trevor Thomas Big Day at Linwood

Vehicles will be parked on Linwood House front lawn.                              25 Byron Rd, Guildford NSW  Mini Car Club members to meet in the street for 9:30am entry.   Don't forget to bring a chair. The vehicle display will celebrate the late Trevor Thomas’ contribution to Australian Motoring. All historic vehicles are invited for display. Contact Michael Benton 0411019112 to confirm your attendance. Gus Staunton points

Sunday 10th November 2019

LUDDENHAM DIRT MOTORKHANA 

  • On Motorkhana and Club pointscores.
  • Multi-Club event, organised by Hills District Car Club.
  • Invitation confirmed. Availability of ground yet to be confirmed.
  • Details of location to be advised when available.
  • Supplementary Regulations to be obtained and publicised.
  • The ground is on the Northern Road just North of the roundabout with Elizabeth Drive.Starts at 10.00amNo rally tyres on drive wheelsFood will be available.
On Motorkhana and Club pointscores.

12th November 2019 (second Tuesday)

Oasis Run

Remembrance Day Run (or close to it) *Disarmed at the Armory Train Tour * Details in Other events of Interest Book now: Send your names now for bookings. Maximum 40 persons. Cash payments to organisers by 6th August 2019 More details on the Council of Motor Clubs website  

Friday, 15th November 2019

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. This year we are in the Mirambeena Room L2 starting at 7:45pm. (Please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes) All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini. You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting. For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918. Gus Staunton Points

Saturday 16th November 2019

Blue Mountains Cruise and dinner

Saturday afternoon drive to the Blue Mountains via Bells Line of Road returning via the Great Western Highway for a meal at the Royal Cricketers Arms, 385 Reservoir Road, Prospect. Meet at McDonalds, Marsden Park 11:30am for a prompt 12 noon departure. We will travel west to Richmond then the Bells Line of Road to Bell. A few stops along the way at local tourist attractions before returning to Sydney via the Great Western highway and M4 to Reservoir road where we veer left near the Caltex and follow the signs turning right onto Reservoir road and proceed to arrive at the final destination of the Royal Cricketers Arms hotel at approx. 5:30 - 6pm for drinks and dinner.   http://mycricketers.com.au/ For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112. Please note: I have pre booked a table and will require members to RSVP by Monday 11th November so I can confirm the booking and numbers with the Cricketers Arms Hotel. Gus Staunton Points  

Saturday 23rd November 2019

PIPELINE PARKDIRT MOTORKHANA 

  • On Khanacross and Club pointscores.
  • Multi-Club event, organised by Christian Autosports Club (CACA).
  • Ground is located at Ferrers Road, Eastern Creek, near the spectator entrance to Western Sydney Dragway
  • Invitation confirmed.
  • Supplementary Regulations to be obtained and publicised.
  • Khanacross and Club pointscores

Tuesday, 26th November 2019

Competition Meeting

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

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Oasis Run Christmas Party, Nepean Rowing Club

For more information Contact Les: 9838 8063 mobile: 0418 973 866

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

Committee Meeting

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

Friday, 6th December 2019

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to Club General Meetings which are held at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yahgoona. (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 8th December 2019

MCC Christmas Picnic Mini Car Club Christmas Picnic and Annual Club Plate Inspection Day, will again for this year be an early morning with breakfast being served in the picnic grounds at Warragamba Dam. Meet at the venue at 8:00am or convoy from McDonalds Edmondson Park, Cnr Camden Valley Way and Gellibrand Road. The convoy will leave Edmondson Park at 7:15am and travel via the back roads to Silverdale road then at the roundabout at Silverdale head straight onto Farnsworth Ave. At Warragamba after passing the sport centre and tennis courts on your left then turn left into the large parking area and picnic area. (The picnic area is between The club will be catering for this event so you MUST RSVP by the 6th December otherwise you will miss out. Bring your own chairs, although there are picnic tables available. REMEMBER ALL CLUB PLATED CARS ARE ASKED TO ATTEND FOR THEIR ANNUAL ELIGIBILITY INSPECTION For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112. Gus Staunton Points  

Sunday 15th December

Christmas Mini Convoy. --- North Coast & Hunter

All Mini Car club members and friends are invited to join in the Christmas festivities on a drive and lunch in the Hunter Valley. Meet at United Petrol Station at Freemans Drive, Freeman’s Waterhole. 10am Lunch at Mulla Villa in Wollembi. Prize for best Christmas mas decorated Mini All welcome, for more info please call Meaghan or James 02 6553 7244.      

Friday, 20th December 2019

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown. This year we are in the Mirambeena Room L2 starting at 7:45pm. (Please check the club notice boards as the room location occasionally changes) All club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini. You are welcome to come along early and join the group for dinner and informal discussion in the clubs Greenfield restaurant prior to the meeting. For further information contact the Chairman Robert Weir on 0418 161 918. Gus Staunton Points  

Saturday 21st December 2019

Gerringong Street Parade

The club may not participate in this event this year? To be confirmed Please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 if you re interested in attending.     ...........................................................................................................................................

OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST


Sydney Minis Monthly Meet Up!

Paddys Brewery

268 Parramatta Road, Flemington
We meet on the Second Wednesday of each Month (SWOM) at 7:30pm for a great pub meal and lots of talk about minis then the people who attend decide on the destination for a cruise somewhere around Sydney and photo opportunity, sometimes within the Sydney Olympic Park precinct or Harry’s, Church Street, Parramatta. 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

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

If you own a Mini or a Mini Variant, or a BMW MINI you will be more than welcome to accompany any of our events. You don’t have to be in the Gong to join in. We regularly see ACT, Sydney & Southern Highlands cars. There are no membership or joining fees as MITG is this website, and that is all it is.

Start: Key Batteries, Crn Mt Keira Rd & Abercrombie St

For more information and to find out details of the next event  www.minisinthegong.com.au
IMPORTANT: Due to a variety of circumstances e.g. poor weather, road closures, time, lack of numbers or vehicle breakdowns, we may need to change or cancel a planned route or meeting point at the last minute. On these occasions we will try to post in the forum and/or on Facebook, however this is not always possible.
Therefore if you DO intend to meet us along the route somewhere, please let us know by making a post in the General Forum or on Facebook. This way we can try and let you know if there is a last minute change to plans. www.minisinthegong.com.au

2019

February 17th  Short Run March 10th  Long Run S. Highlands April 14th Short Run May 18/19 Weekend away (see separate discussion) June 30th Short Run Appin July 28th Long Run Winter Classic Nat Pk./Maianbar September 8th Long Run Wollondilly October 13th Short Run November 17th "B" Run      
 

Minis on the Coast – Monthly cruises

Minis on The Coast is a social car group for Mini owners and Mini fans based on the NSW Central Coast.

The group meets on the last Sunday of each month at Cars and Coffee Kariong NSW Central Coast. 9am to 12 noon

KEEP AN EYE ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR UPDATES All Mini owners and fans of Minis are welcome to attend any event. Event details are found on our web page or facebook page. Mt Penang Event Park, off Kangoo Road, Kariong, Behind Worthingtons BMW MINI From there we will decide on further Mini run destination For more details call David on 0403 913 840 To check the latest event details for Minis on the Coast please click Here. https://minisonthecoast.com.au/
Check Facebook for updates as date is dependent on park availability.http://www.facebook.com/cccarsandcoffee
Meet each month at the Central Coast Cars and Coffee Event (except December)
 

  ........................................................................................................................................... Please note that all convoys may 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).  


Cars and Coffee - St Ives Showground

First Sunday of every month

Held at the picturesque St Ives Showgrounds, Mona Vale road, St Ives. Come along and join in interesting, quirky, eye catching and collectible cars of all ages between 8am and11am There will coffee vans, a scrumptious barbecue as well as other food vans, some trade displays and in time the club hopes to feature low key ‘Sunday morning’ music to chill out to while enjoying the Sunday morning atmosphere. For further information contact the North Shore Sporting Car Club
Cars and Coffee St Ives

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.