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EVENT CALENDAR

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Friday, 17th August 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 18th – Sunday 19th August 2018

Rylstone Classic

Refer to website and facebook page for details and updates

http://www.rylstoneclassic.com/

Sunday 19th August 2018

NSW State Motorkhana – Nirimba

Round 7 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship held at Nirimba TAFE. run by Thornleigh Car Club

 

Phil Brigg’s Memorial Run

Sunday, 9th September 2018

The annual Phil Brigg’s Memorial Run this year is to St Albans

This year we are to meet at McDonald’s Vineyard / McGrath’s Hill, CNR Groves Ave and Windsor Rd, McGrath’s Hill 10:00am for 10:30am departure

Travelling via Windsor Rd, Wilberforce Rd, Turn right to King/Sackville Rd then take Sackville ferry across the Hawkesbury river. Turn onto Sackville Ferry Rd, Turn left onto Old Northern Road then as entering the town of Wisemans Ferry, Turn Left and take Webbs Creek ferry across Hawkesbury River,  onto St Albans Rd then cross bridge to our destination Settlers Arms Hotel.

Arrive at (approx 12noon)

Pub food is available at the Settlers Arms Hotel (although reports are they are a little slow to serve?) or bring your own picnic lunch

Contact: Michael Benton  0411019112 or Tammy or Ian Thompson 4575 1776 to confirm your attendance.

Gus Staunton points

 Motorkhana

15th September,

Sydney Motorsport Park State Motorkhana, to be held on the skidpan.  Will be organised by the Lower Blue Mountains Christian Car Club.

Motorkhana Championship points

 22/23 September 2018

Motorkhana

Australian Motorkhana Championship, to be held at Nirimba. Peter   Batt from the Hills District Car Club will be Clerk of Course.

Our Club is to run one “test area”, covering three tests.  This will involve three officials.  Phil Boyd, Alan Hagarty and Keith Ross will run this test on behalf of our Club.

Non pointscore event

 

Sunday 23rd September 2018

All British Day

Mini Car Club of NSW Annual Show and Shine

A new date this year for the annual All British Day, in conjunction with The Kings School Art Show, is held at the Kings School, Pennant Hills Rd, North Parramatta.

Once again this event will be the main Show and Shine for the Mini Car club so clean and polish up your mini and come along for a great day with prizes and trophies awarded for various categories.


  • Morris 850, Mini Minor, Mini Deluxe, Mini Matic, Mini K
  • Cooper, Cooper S
  • Clubman all models, including GT
  • Commercials, Vans, Pick-ups & Variants
  • Mokes,
  • Best Modified, Competition
  • Post 1980 – 2000 Minis, including Rover and JDM
  • Most Original and Unrestored
  • BMW Minis

  • All entries for the Show and Shine must be returned to the Officials desk before 10:00am
  • Judging of all classes will begin at 10.30am. No allowances will be given for cars not ready at this time
  • Cars will be judged for the workmanship, detailed tidiness and cleanliness. For example, a Cooper S or Mini K that is driven every day or built to the owners requirements and is presented well, will have the same chance as a Cooper S or Mini K that has been fully restored to original specifications.
  • Please don’t leave unnecessary items in your Car or in your boot, Presentation is a must.
  • Displaying your car with merchandise, pictures etc. is encouraged to make it a whole presentation of the vehicle on the day.
  • You do not have to be at your car when it is judged but you must ensure that the car is unlocked and the judges have access to the boot and engine bay. It will not be judged if there is no access.
  • All car entrants to the Show-n-Shine will make themselves available to judge another class, other than the class they have entered or as nominated by the organisers.
  • Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd Place in each class
  • Car of the Show for MCCNSW members only
  • Display only cars are very welcome

For entry to Kings School prepaid tickets cost $10 each  and the numbers will be limited so get in early.

The Mini Car Club has again purchased a block of tickets which for members are free and non-members $10.                                                          Trailer tickets are also required if you are towing your car into the site.

Please Note: The Association of British Car Clubs has requested for all non-car club members to contact one of the associated clubs for the purchase of tickets. So if you have a mini and want to be part of this event please contact us for your entry ticket

Entry for Mini Car Club members is only via Masons Drive.  

Gates open at 6.30am with the aim to have all cars in place by 9.00am.

To aid the free flow of traffic into the site all tickets must be firmly fixed to the inside of your car windscreen.

Please remember there will be other cars behind you also entering so please try to keep moving forward until you are on the field where there will be people to direct you to your clubs area. Please also remember which club has provided the ticket as some other clubs also have minis in their area.

Please Note: If you lose your ticket or don’t have a ticket then you will be directed to a separate parking area until traffic marshals can attend and provide a ticket at a cost of $15.

Spectator entry is after 10am via the main entrance. $10 per car on the day

For more details check out the Kings School webpage:  http://kingsfest.kings.edu.au/

For more information or to arrange for your entry ticket please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112

Please note changes for this year:

Due to Occupational Health and Safety requirements there will be NO vehicular entry permitted onto any field after 9.30am. 
Late vehicle arrivals after 9.30am will need to enter via The Kings School Main Gate located at Wade Road. You will be directed to park your vehicle with the general Kings Schools Art Show public parking area or park within the designated support vehicle parking area.
N0 vehicles allowed off the field until 3.00pm for any reason.

Gus Staunton Points

 

14th October 2018 ,

Supersprint

Sydney Motorsport Park State Supersprint, to be held on the Gardner Circuit.  Round 7 of the NSW Supersprint Championship and organised by the AustralianRacing Drivers Club.

Speed Events Championship points.

 

20th October 2018,

Khanacross

Cataract Khanacross, organised by the Christian Austosports Club of Australia at their ground at the Scouts Park at Cararact Dam.

Khanacross Championship  Pointscore.

 

Mudgee Weekend

Saturday20th /Sunday21st October 2018

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 a winery 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 before leaving for home.
 
Please book your own accommodation but be aware due to the time of the year accommodation appears to be limited. At this stage I have found the Horatio Motel in Mudgee has King suite rooms available for $210 per night for a group booking and rooms are available at Ningara Motel from $148 per night if the booking is made before 22nd July, plus the Park View Hotel has vacancies from $259 . There are other options at caravan parks, hotels or motels although a number will only take weekend bookings for 2 nights.
Please advise me if you are attending by 31st August and 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 31st August 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.

 

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

 

 

24 – 28 October 2018

Moke roundup

Moke Roundup Tamworth

Moke Round Up 2018 is the 5th biennial event of it’s kind held in Tamworth NSW.

See website for further details https://www.mokeroundup.com.au/information.html

 

3rd November 2018,

Track Day

Marulan Drive Day, organised by the Christian Autosports Club of Aust.

Details not yet available.

Non pointscore event.

 

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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

Sunday 9th September – Wollondilly Run

08:30 am
– Meet at Key Batteries, Cnr of Abercrombie St and Mt Keira Rd, West Wollongong.
09:00 am
– Depart from Key Batteries
Travel via Mt Kembla/Picton Rd/Macarther Drive/Douglas Park Drive/Camden Rd/Finns Rd/Rememberance Drive/Razorback/
(We will regroup at Mt Keira Pub if we get separated early on)
10:30am Morning Tea at Common Ground Bakery, Rememberence Drive, Picton
Drive west out to thru Oakdale to Nattai/Burragorang Lookout for a short break.
Head back toward The Oaks
12:00pm Lunch at “The Oaks” (option of Pub Lunch or Takeaway cafes)
Return to Wollongong via Mt. Kiera

Saturday 13th October – Short Run No4

Details to come

Sunday 11th November “B” Run

The idea behind this run is we will be driving though Burradoo, Bowral, Burrawang, Bundanoon, Broughton Park, and Berrima (although not necessarily in that order), with a stop for lunch.
8:30 AM – Meet at Key Batteries, Cnr of Abercrombie St and Mt Keira Rd, West Wollongong.
9:00 AM – Depart from Key Batteries
9:20 AM – Pickup point near the school on Tongarra Rd, Albion Park.

It’s the B’s run because we travel through many towns and places starting with B.

Sunday 16th December – Short Run No5

Details to come

 


 

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

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.