Current Events

EVENT CALENDAR

The 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.

2019

 

 

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

Competition Meeting

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

 

Sunday, 28th April 2019

State Supersprint -,Wakefield Park

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Run by Mini Car Club of NSW.

This is a large event for our club that
requires lots of officials, no experience necessary so come along and enjoy the day getting close to the action.
Contact Joan Vaughan 9153 7635 for more information.

Please find below links to the supplementary regulations and entry forms for this event:

SSP 05 CAMS NSW Speed Event Declaration

2019 Supp regs Part 2.

2019 Entry form

To be completed and forwarded, with entry fee to:-

Joan Vaughan, 25 Treloar Ave, Mortdale, NSW, 2223,

email: joan.vaughan@optusnet.com.au

 

Drivers Championship points
Gus Staunton points

 

Tuesday, 30th April 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, 3rd May 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 5th May 2019

Wings over Illawarra

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.

This year there is very 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 register 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 8:30am and will NOT be re-opened until the conclusion of the air display at approximately 5.00pm.

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 promptly at 7:00am, with a pickup for Minis in the Gong members at, Hungry Jacks, Haywards Bay, leaving there at 8:00am sharp, to arrive by 8:15am, and in place by their 8:30am deadline.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or Phil Boye 0429-671649″.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 19th May 2019

CMC National Motoring Heritage Day

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, this year the Mini Car Club of NSW will have a choice of convoys travelling to multiple venues.

MULTIPLE CONVOYS to MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

SYDNEY, based members will be visiting, Campbelltown Steam & Machinery Museum, at 86 Menangle Rd, Menangle.

Convoy Details: Meet at the McDonalds Edmondson Park, Cnr Camden Valley Way and Gellibrand Road, 7:45am for an 8am departure.

For more details please contact Michael Benton on 0411019112

WOLLONGONG, “Mini’s in the Gong” have a weekend away planned for the same weekend and therefore will not be organising attendance or a run to the Berry Showground event this year.

If you still wish to drive your historic vehicle to Berry Showground for the National Motoring Heritage Day please contact the organiser Michael Lipscombe to register 0425 223 590

Alternatively the Motorlife Museum at 94 Darkes Road, Kembla Grange is another destination. Contact the Museum direct for details  admin@motorlifemuseum.com or phone  (02) 42614100

BLUE MOUNTAINS and WESTERN SYDNEY based members are invited to attend celebrations at Museum of Fire, Penrith.

Convoy Details: Meet at McDonalds Cnr Layton Ave & Great Western Hwy Blaxland, leave at 9:00am, travelling down Old Bathurst road to arrive at Penrith by 9:30am.

For more details please contact Darrell Meredith 0404-930419

CENTRAL COAST, members are invited to attend the celebrations at The Village Green, Toukley. Please Note:- as of 28-March space is limited so please advise of numbers of club members intending to attend the event at Toukley. manager@greatertoukley.org.au or Ph 02 4397 1711

Convoy Details: Meet at Red Rooster Erina at 7.30am to depart at 7.45am, travelling to Village Green, Yaralla Road, Toukley to arrive around 8.30am.

For more details please contact David Hemsley, 0403-913840

NEWCASTLE and HUNTER REGION, members are invited to attend celebrations at The Village Green, Yaralla Road, Toukley.

Convoy Details: Meet at McDonald’s Swansea, Cnr Pacific Highway & Wood Street, Swansea leaving at 8:00am, travelling down the Pacific Highway and turning left at Lake Munmorah to travel via the coast to arrive at Village Green, Yaralla Road, Toukley around 8:30am.

For more details please contact Michael Wilks, 0413-015 429.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Tuesday, 21st May 2019

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend.

Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

 

Sunday 25th May 2019

Motorkhana Awaba Dirt

Run by Westlakes Auto Club, starts at 12pm

Contact Glenn Dorrenboom for further info 0438 909 999

Drivers Championship points

Gus Staunton points

Khanacross mini 

Sunday 25th May 2019

Khanacross Awaba Dirt

Run by Westlakes Auto Club, starts at 6pm

Contact Glenn Dorrenboom for further info 0438 909 999

Drivers Championship points

Gus Staunton points

 

Tuesday, 28th May 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, 31st May 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 2nd June 2019

NSW State Motorkhana Nirimba Tarmac

Run by Thornleigh Car Club

Contact Andrew Chinner 0404 136 232

 

 

Friday 7th June 2019

Welcome BBQ

 

Hay BBQ 2019

Are you a member of the Mini Car Club NSW?

Are you making the trip to the 52nd Australian Hay Mini Nationals in June?

Would you like to enjoy a BBQ dinner after the long drive?

Then, we’d like to invite our members to the official ‘Welcome to Hay BBQ/get together’.

When? Friday, 7th June 2019.

Where? At the Cobb Inlander Motel – 83 Lachlan St Hay NSW.

Kicks off at 5.30pm for a 6pm dinner.

Please RSVP to Julie 0419266620 by 29/5/2019

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Friday 7th – Monday 10th June 2019

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52nd  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 52nd  with a long weekend full of fun and activities so come along to the May General Meeting to get all the latest gossip and discus this year’s fancy dress theme.

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Accomodation

If you think you’re definitely planning this trip make sure you’re accommodation is booked.

Most of the MCC NSW members stay at the Cobb Inlander Motel – 83 Lachlan St Hay. Give Mark or Colleen a call on (02) 6993 1901 (mention you’re with the MCC NSW).

Other accommodation option in Hay are:-

Bidgee Motor Inn            6993 2260

Hay Motel Outback Quarters      6993 1804

Nicholas Royal Motel      6993 1603

Highway Inn Motel Hay 6993 2102

Saltbush Motor Inn         6993 4555

Bishop’s Lodge motor Inn            6993 3003

The Convent Boutique Accommodation & Cafe 0467740217

New Crown Hotel Motel               6993 1600

The Bank B & B  6993 1730

BIG 4 Hay Plains Holiday Park      6993 1875

Hay Caravan Park             6993 1415

 

Sunday 16th June 2019

Wentworth Falls Drive

Come and join us for a drive through the Blue Mountains and take in the views around Wentworth Falls then enjoy a pie at the renowned Mountain High Pie shop.

Meet at M4 Westbound McDonalds, 10:00am for 10:30am departure. We will travel west via M4 then turning off at Penrith. North along Castelreagh Road before turning left onto Springwood road which we will follow through Yarramundi, Hawkesbury Heights to Springwood and onto the Great Western Highway to Wentworth Falls.

Lunch will be at the Mountain High pie shop, Wentworth Falls then we will drive to a few of the tourist locations around Wentworth Falls.

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

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 21st June 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

 

Tuesday, 25th June 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, 2nd July 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, 5th July 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 7th July 2019

Minishow  2019 Melbourne.

 

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Mini, the VMCI will be holding their semi regular Minishow on Sunday 7th July at the Royal Melbourne Showgrounds, Flemington.

With a brilliant central venue, and a festival approach to the activities and display setup, the VCMI team are striving hard to make this event one that will be remembered.

A number of Mini Car Club of NSW members are planning to attend this event so if you’d like to be involved and come along please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 for more details.

 

 

Sunday 14th July 2019

Southern Highlands Backroads – Lunch at Mittagong RSL

 

Sunday 8TH September 2019

Phil Briggs Run

 

Sunday 15th September 2019

All British Day Show and Shine – Kings School

 

Saturday – Monday 19th -21st October

Mudgee Italian Job weekend

 

 

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

First Coffee and Cars for 2019 will be March 31st

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)

 

 

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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).

 


Bosscraft Cars N Coffee – Picton

First Saturday of the month 

The event runs from 6.30am till about 9am. Tea/Coffee and bacon and egg rolls are available, to sort any hunger issues

The event is typically held at 10 Bollard Place, Picton, NSW, 2571. It’s open to all types of vehicles (bikes, cars, trucks etc) and we’d love to continue seeing the diverse range that continues to show up.

In the event that it’s a wet weather day, or the location is changed, we’ll post info on this page and also the new ‘Cars N Coffee’ Facebook page, indicating whether or not it’s still on, so watch that space, for details.

Phone 02 4677 2282 or email www.bosskraft.com for more information.

 

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.