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EVENT CALENDAR
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Sunday 15th April 2018

MotoRRetro is hosting a Cars, Bikes & Coffee event

The Mini Club has received an invite from MotoRRetro to bring along your Mini  to display or just come along to view the other display vehicles and check out their workshop.

Sunday 15th April 9am -12pm

MotoRRetro, E2, 22 Powers Rd, Seven Hills NSW, 2147

They will be giving away 3 hour welding classes for best car and best bike.

Their workshop will be open to all to check out what they do.

https://www.facebook.com/events/367560070378950/?ti=icl

Friday, 20th April 2018

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown,  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 22nd April 2018

Convoy to Norah Head Lighthouse

Event details updated.

Mini Club cruise via the old Pacific Highway and Gosford to Norah Head Lighthouse and Soldiers Beach, meet up with Minis on the Coast and Hunter Valley mini club members.

Lunch will be a BBQ provided by one of our club members at the local Norah Head Caravan Park, I will therefore require RSVP for catering purposes and the booked lighthouse tour.

Please contact me by Friday 20th April to confirm your attendance.

Meet at Thornleigh McDonalds at 9:00am for 9:30am departure.  Travel up Pennant Hills road to Hornsby then onto the old Pacific Highway for the journey to Gosford, The Entrance and our destination Norah Head Lighthouse, 40 Bush Street, Norah Head NSW. Approx. duration will be just under 2 hours

Between 10am and 1:30pm there are 30 minute tours of the lighthouse available for $5 per person by pre booking so if you are interested please let me know by 19th April.

Step back in time to feel what it was like to be a Lighthouse Keeper at Norah Head Lighthouse. Climb the 96 stairs and enjoy the 360 degree views from the tower balcony. Marvel at the optics prism and imagine polishing the 700 lenses of the prism. Learn about the duties of a lighthouse keeper. Learn how the light was originally operated, compared to how it works today. Hear the stories of shipwrecks in days gone by.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending for catering purposes or participate in a lighthouse tour please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Tuesday, 24th April 2018

Competition Meeting

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

 

29th April 2018

MUDGEE WINGS,WHEELS & WINE

Mudgee Aero Club  hosts a great day  full of entertainment,

market stalls with food , wine tasting,  car show & action packed

programme with aerial displays.

For further info call  Robert Bradshaw 9973  2203  0418 463614

 

Tuesday, 1st May 2018

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 – Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA

 

 

  Friday, 4th May 2018

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

 

6th May 2018

Wings over Illawarra

The Mini Car Club of NSW, will be attending “Wings over Illawarra” on Sunday 6th of May, and invites all “Mini’s in the Gong” members to join us this year, and be in one large group.

There is limited space for the car display, so please apply for your tickets early.

As a special thank you for those displaying cars, drivers of participating vehicles will be issued with a complimentary entry ticket and admitted at no charge.

To obtain a complimentary ticket for the driver, you will need to follow the instructions on the “Wings over Illawarra” website, and register your vehicle, under the “Get Involved” box http://www.wingsoverillawarra.com.au/page/classic-motor-clubs.

When you “Register Your Vehicle” in the area “Club Member of”, use the drop down box, and select “Mini Car Club of NSW” as the club you are attending with. Only 1 vehicle per email address.

For all other people attending, including vehicle passengers, an entry ticket will need to be purchased; details are also available on “Wings over Illawarra” website, under the “Tickets box. http://www.wingsoverillawarra.com.au/page/general-admission

Purchase tickets online before 31st January 2018 to receive a substantial “Early Bird Discount” on ticket prices.

Before registering please ensure you are able to attend for the full duration of the show, as the vehicle access gates will be closed at 8:45am and will NOT be re-opened until the conclusion of the air display at approximately 4.00pm.

Registration of Vehicles and ticket purchasing will be up to each Individual.

 Convoy: Travel to Albion Park Airport early on Sunday morning, meeting at McDonalds Heathcote, corner of Heathcote Rd and Princes Highway, and leaving at 7:15am, with a pickup for Minis in the Gong members at, Hungry Jacks, Haywards Bay, leaving there at 8:15am sharp, to arrive by 8:30am, and in place by their 8:45am deadline.

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

 

Sunday, 6th May 2018

NSW State Khanacross – SID

Round 3 of the NSW State Khanacross Championship which will be held at SID. Run by Hills District Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Jon Thomson on 0418 641 959 for further information.

 

Tuesday, 15th May 2018

Nulon Factory Tour

Members and friends of the Mini Car Club are invited to visit Nulon at Moorebank for a tour of their factory followed by pizza and drinks.

Date:          Tuesday night 15th May

Venue:      Nulon’s state of the art facility at 17 Yulong Close, Moorebank NSW 2170. (Just off the M5 take Moorebank Ave exit)

Time:         6.00 pm start, finishing by 9 – 9.30

Overview: A minimum of 25 – 30 and a maximum of 50 people. Split into 2 groups for the tour of the factory. Included is an overview of lubricants, types and purpose they keep it light but also helpful, with a break before touring the factory. At the end they have pizzas and coffee to finish up and give out prizes.

RSVP:       Bookings are essential in order to cater for food and refreshments, we need you to advise us by Friday 11th May if you wish to attend.

Contact Ross Freeman to advise of your attendance. Ph 0412 239 118

Cost:          Free!

Please look at supporting your Club by coming to this event. A chance to get your Historic plated car out for a sanctioned run. It will also be a very interesting night. Some of their technology may even save your older engine over time.

 

Friday, 18th May 2018

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown, 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,  20th May 2018

Cams NSW Supersprint Championship – Run by Mini Car Club

Round 2 of the NSW Cams Supersprint Championship held at Wakefield Park. This event is run by The Mini Car Club of NSW, contact the event secretary Joan Vaughan on 9153 7635 or Ron Adlam on 0427 043 854 for more information.

OFFICIALS NEEDED TO HELP RUN THIS EVENT SMOOTHLY

Drivers Championship Points

Gus Staunton Points

 

Links to print out entry documents are below:

Supplementary Regulations P1

SSP 11 Supplementary Regulations P2

SSP 05 CAMS NSW Speed Event Declaration

Entry Form

 

 Sunday, 20th May 2018

NSW State Motorkhana – Nirimba

Round 4 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Nirimba. Run by Renault Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Bob Sprague on  0414 670 320 for further information.

 

Sunday 20th May 2018

CMC National Motoring Heritage Day

Is where the Council of Motor Clubs, asks members of all affiliated car clubs to drive their cars to pre determined locations around NSW to celebrate the history of the motor car.

Once again this year’s destination we have decided to travel to the Campbelltown Steam & Machinery Museum at 86 Menangle Rd Menangle.

Convoy: Meet at the McDonalds Edmondson Park, cnr. Camden Valley Way & Gellibrand Road. Meet at 7:45am for an 8:00am departure.

For more information please contact Robert Bradshaw on 9973 2203.

 

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018

Competition Meeting

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

 

Saturday, 26th May 2018

V Dub Supersprint – SMP

Held at Sydney Motorsports Park at Eastern Creek, starting at 8:00am and finishing at 5:00pm. Contact David Birchall for more information on 9534 4825

Club Championship Points

 

Tuesday, 29th May 2018

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 – Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA

 

Friday, 1st June 2018

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, 3rd June 2018

NSW State Khanacross – Hampton

Round 4 of the NSW State Khanacross Championship which will be held at Hampton. Run by Hills District Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Gavin Herman on 0427 948 367 for further information.

8th June 2018

51st Australian Mini Nationals – Hay

The biggest event on our clubs event calendar each year. An event to be experienced, at least once by every Mini enthusiasts, this year we will celebrate the 51st with a long weekend full of fun and activities so come along to the April General Meeting to get all the latest gossip and discus this years fancy dress theme.

Drivers Championship Points

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 15th June 2018

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown, 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, 16th June 2018

NSW State Motorkhana – SMP

Round 5 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Sydney Motorsports Park on the skidpan. Run by Christian Auto Sports Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Les Oliver on 0439 971 734 for further information.

*** Please note this event is on a Saturday.

 

Sunday, 17th June 2018

Gosford Classic Motor Museum

 

Mini Club cruise to Gosford Classic Car Museum and meet up with Minis on the Coast and Hunter Valley mini club members.

Meet at Thornleigh McDonalds at 9:00am for 9:30am departure. Travel up Pennant Hills road to Hornsby then onto the old Pacific Highway for the journey to the museum at West Gosford.

Now open with a collection of over 400 Cars, The Gosford Classic Car Museum is home to vintage heroes and Modern classics and everything in between.

Gosford Classic Car Museum features 1950’s style dining by Jimmy G’s. Open 7 days a week.

Special area reserved for car club parking available. Car Club members $15 each

Lunch will be at Gosford RSL Club in Yallambee Ave, West Gosford, opposite Bunnings

If you would like to be involved in this event and bring your mini along then please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112 or email to Social@miniclub.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 17th June 2018

Cams NSW Supersprint Championship – Run by NSWRRC

Round 3 of the NSW Cams Supersprint Championship held at Sydney Motorsports Park, Druitt North Circuit. This event is run by NSWRRC, contact the event secretary.

 

Tuesday, 26th June 2018

Competition Meeting

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

 

Sunday, 1st July 2018

NSW State Motorkhana – Run by Mini Car Club

Round 5 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Nirimba. Run by Mini Car Club of NSW, contact Clerk of Course, Ron Adlam on  0427 043 854 for further information.

Drivers Championship Points

Gus Staunton Points

 

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

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 – Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA

 

Friday, 6th July 2018

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 to 8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday, 8th July 2018

Southern Highlands backroads cruise

 

The Mini Car Club members will enjoy a cruise along the back roads from Sydney to Mittagong before reaching our destination for lunch at Mittagong RSL.

Convoy: Meet at McDonalds, Edmondson Park, Cnr Camden Valley Way and Gellibrand Road, 9:00am for 9:30am departure. We will avoid the main Motorway and travel down Camden Valley way and the Old Hume Highway through Picton, Bargo to Mittagong.

Please note this is a pre booked event and I will require RSVP by 2nd July . For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or email: social@miniclub.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 20th July 2018

Mini Enthusiasts Meeting

Bankstown Sports Club. 8 Greenfield Parade, Bankstown, 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, 22nd July 2018

NSW Supersprint Championship – Run by ARDC

Round 4 of the NSW Cams Supersprint Championship held at Sydney Motorsports Park, Druitt North Circuit. This event is run by ARDC, contact the event secretary.

 

Tuesday, 24th July 2018

Competition Meeting

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

 

Sunday, 29th July 2018

NSW State Khanacross – Awaba

Round 5 of the NSW State Khanacross 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.

 

Tuesday, 31st July 2018

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 – Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, YAGOONA

 

Friday, 3rd August 2018

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, 12th August 2018

SHANNONS SYDNEY CLASSIC

Sydney Motorsport Park Eastern Creek  Presented by the Council of Motor Clubs, Over 1900 Veteran & Classic vehicles from over 150 clubs will be on display.

A limited number of tickets are available on a first paid, first received basis. Please reserve your tickets with Robert Bradshaw 9973 2203  0418 463614  once confirmed pay the Mini Car Club direct BSB 082-112  Account Number 509161229, please include you name with your payment

Contact Robert Bradshaw to reserve the last few tickets

 

 

OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST


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 great pub meal and lots of talk about minis then the people who attend decide on the destination for a short cruise and photo opportunity, normally within the Sydney Olympic Park precinct or Harry’s at 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.

 

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

Sunday 18th Feb 2018

Short Run 1

Sunday 11th March

Southern Highlands Run

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Short Run 2

more information at www.minisinthegong.com.au

 

 

 


 

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).

 

 


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.