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Sunday 1st January 2018

New Years Day

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Happy New Years day to all or our Members, Families and friends

 

Saturday 13th January 2018

Fish and Chip Run to Woy Woy

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

Organised by the Sprite Club and the Mini Car Club will be participating.

This year we are to meet at 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 0411 019 112 or Avis Fowler Sprite Club Avis Fowler 02  4729 3726. (email) social@spriteclub.com

Gus Staunton Points

Last minute update!

For anyone interested in purchasing mini parts on this Saturday only? As a special one off, John Smidt will be opening Mini Kingdom Online from around 9:30am till mid afternoon so if you need any last minute parts prior to the drive up to Woy Woy then stop by

MINI KINGDOM ONLINE

Unit 2, 32 Groves Avenue,

Mulgrave, NSW, 2756  (At the rear of British Motor Imports)

Friday 19th January 2018

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 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 21st January 2018

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 2018

Australia Day Carnivale

This year’s CARnivale will again be held at Parramatta Park. Entries close on Friday 18th November 2017 and you will need a valid entry ticket for entry. Full instructions of the days proceedings, including early morning meet point will be part of your entry ticket package.

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

The move to Parramatta Park is due to the light rail construction in the city.

As part of the celebrations there will be a hot air balloon display early in the morning followed by 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 9pm.

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

 

Tuesday 30th January 2018

Committee Meeting

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

Held at the Bexley RSL, 24 Stoney Creek Rd Bexley

 

Friday 2nd February 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 4th February 2018

Come & Try Day – Riverstone

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 Road, Riverstone (cross the railway line 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 at 8:00am, drivers briefing at 9:45am, events starts at 10:00am. No rally, hand cuts, mud and snow tyres etc.

Contact Ron Adlam on 0427 043 854 to check event is on or check www.miniclub.com.au or the clubs facebook page leading up to the event to be sure it is on.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

 

Sunday 11th February 2018

Superkhana at 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. Remember to bring your helmets and rally tyres are permitted.

Contact Clerk of Course Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 to check the event is on. Check www.miniclub.com.au or Mini Club of NSW face book page leading up to the event to be sure it is on.

OFFICIALS ALWAYS NEEDED

Drivers Championship Points

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday 16th February  2018

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 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 18th February 2018

Australian Reptile Park – Gosford

On Sunday 18th February, The Mini Car Club will be cruising to the Australian Reptile Park at Somersby for a fun day to meet the animals.

The Australian Reptile Park is the best family FUN day out! Exciting wildlife shows, loads of animal interaction and great customer service is what we are famous for!

  • Meet Elvis, the crankiest crocodile in Australia
  • See reptiles up-close and meet loads of cuddly Aussie animals
  • Professional photos with furry and scaly new friends
  • Venomous snake and funnel web spider milking’s
  • Children’s reptilian adventure playground
  • Animal Encounters – get up close and personal with our animals
  • Behind the Scenes tours
  • Hand feed friendly free-range kangaroos
  • Great value – just $90 for a family of four! (2 adults + 2 children)

Ticket Prices

  • minimum group of 15 people
  • Group bookings $28 per adult and $16 per child,                                         with Seniors (65+)$19

Meet at Thornleigh McDonalds at 8:30am for 9:00am departure. Travel up Pennant Hills road to Hornsby then onto the old Pacific Hway to Somersby. Approx 1hour

Bring your own picnic, BBQ or food is available from the onsite Hard Croc café.

Please Note: I will require numbers of people who will be attending so I can arrange for the group booking prices, please RSVP by Sunday 11th February

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

 

Sunday 18th February 2018

NSW State Khanacross – Awaba

Round 1 of the NSW State Khanacross Championship will be held at Awaba. Run by Westlakes Auto Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, John Newton on 0423 170259 for further information.

 

Tuesday 20th February 2018

Competition Meeting

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

 

Sunday 25th February 2018

NSW State Motorkhana – Awaba

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.

 

Tuesday 27th February  2018

Committee Meeting

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

Held at the Bexley RSL, 24 Stoney Creek Rd Bexley

 

Friday 2nd March  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 March 2018

NSW Supersprint Championship

Round 1 of the Cams NSW Supersprint Championship which will be held at SMP at the Gardner Circuit (GP). Run by ARDC, contact the event secretary of more info.

www.sydneymotorsportpark.com.au

 

 

Saturday 10th March 2018.

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 6:30am and leaving promptly at 6.45am to travel to Hawks Nest. There will be a brief stop and a pick up for the Newcastle & Hunter Valley members at approx 8.15am 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 8:30am and arriving at around 9.15am for the start of the Motorfest 2018, 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 56km, Total distance is 206km.

There are over 350 cars on display with the usual Marques including vintage cars, British MGs, Austins, Minis, large American cars and the usual Australian Holdens, Fords and Chrysler with a smattering of hot rods and motor bikes. The Mini club had over 15 cars on display in 2017. Food and drinks are available onsite or bring your own lunch.

Returning home at your leisure on Saturday afternoon after 2pm or Sunday after Breakfast.

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

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or Rob Weir 0418 161 918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 11th March  2018

NSW State Khanacross – Awaba

Round 2 of the NSW State Khanacross Championship will be held at Awaba. Run by Westlakes Auto Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, John Newton on 0423 170259 for further information.

 

Saturday 17th March 2018

MINI KINGDOM SHOW & SHINE

Saturday, 27th February 2016

A Show and Shine will again be held at Mini Kingdom Online’s premises at Mulgrave, NSW.

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

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Norah Head Lighthouse

On Sunday 22nd April, The Mini Car Club will be cruising to the Norah Head Lighthouse with lunch at nearby Soldiers Beach.

Further details to come

Sunday 6th May 2018

Wings over Illawarra

The Mini Car Club will be cruising to the annual Wings over Illawarra.

Sunday 20th May 2018

National Motoring Heritage Day

The Mini Car Club will be convoying to various locations around Sydney for this annual event.

Further details to come

Friday 8th June 2018

Welcome to Hay BBQ

Further details to come

Sunday 17th June 2018

Gosford Classic Motor Museum

The Mini Car Club will be convoying to Gosford to spend a few hours viewing the 400+ cars on display

Further details to come

Sunday 8th July 2018

Southern Highlands backroads cruise

The Mini Car Club will be convoying to Mittagong RSL for lunch via the backroads of the Southern Highlands

Further details to come

 

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 21st Jan 2018

Minis in the Gong Show n Shine

Sunday 18th Feb 2018

Short Run 1

Sunday 11th March

Southern Highlands Run

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.