Past Events

 

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

 

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.

Entry forms are available here:

STATE MOTORKHANA ENTRY FORM (002)

2018 STATE MOTORKHANA CSHIP-1 (002)

Drivers Championship Points

Gus Staunton Points

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.

If you are not interested in viewing the museum you are most welcome to still come along for the cruise and lunch.

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.

Special area reserved for car club parking available. Car Club members $17:50 each

We have been requested to enter as a single group although we can pay individually.

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.

 

***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.

 

Friday 8th June 2018

Welcome BBQ.

Are you a member of the Mini Car Club of NSW?
Are you making the trip to the 51st 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 8th June 2018
Where? At the Cobb Inlander Motel – 83 Lachlan St Hay NSW.
Kicks off at 5:30pm for a 6:00pm dinner.
Please RSVP Julie 0419 266 620 by 31/5/18.

8th to 10th 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

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Swap Meet

Hi Mini Enthusiasts.

As the last swap meet was so successful The Mini Car Club of NSW is holding another swap meet and this one will be even bigger and better. This time the event will be held in the yard of Mini Kingdom Online where John Smidt will also have for sale much of his spares and old stock. Unit 2/32 Groves Avenue, Mulgrave, NSW

Open to ALL mini enthusiasts (you don’t need to be a mini club member) collect up all your surplus mini parts and come along for the morning.

Please Note: Swap meet sites MUST be pre-registered

Gates open at 9:00am for the Swap Meet  and will run until around 1:30 pm: $15 entry fee per trader.

Sausage sandwich’s and drinks will be available onsite for a nominal cost.

MKO Swap meet June 2018

Please contact Rob Weir to book your space, ph 0418161918.

Please Note: Mini Kingdom Online will NOT be open for normal trading.

Please RSVP to book your car space as there are a limited number available.

Important: Please keep an eye on our website (miniclub.com.au) and Facebook page for event updates or contact Rob.

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.

 

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

 

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

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 Robert Bradshaw 0418 463 614 or Robert Weir on 0418 161 918.

WOLLONGONG, “Mini’s in the Gong” have invited Mini Car Club of NSW to join them on their convoy from Key Batteries to Berry Showground.

Convoy details: Meet at Key Batteries, Cnr of Abercrombie St and Mt Keira Rd, West Wollongong, 8:30am, for a 9:00am departure.

For more details please contact Phil Boye on 0429 671 649.

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 Rob Weir 0418 161 918

CENTRAL COAST, members are invited to attend the celebrations at Toukley:  Village Green,

Please Note: – as of 28-March space is limited. We need numbers of your club members intending to participate in the National Heritage Day event at Toukley.

Hosted by The Central Coast Historic Car Club with Greater Toukley Vision  (Contact Ian Bull 0407 437 590.)

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

For more details, please contact David Hemsley, 0403-913 840

NEWCASTLE and HUNTER REGION, members are invited to attend celebrations at Toukley:  Village Green,

Please Note:- as of 28-March space is limited. We need numbers of your club members intending to participate in the National Heritage Day event at Toukley.

Hosted by The Central Coast Historic Car Club with Greater Toukley Vision.  (Contact Ian Bull 0407 437 590.)

Convoy Details: Meet at McDonald’s Swansea, Cnr Pacific Highway & Wood Street, Swansea leaving at 8:00am, travelling down the Pacific Highway to Toukley, to arrive at around 8:30am.

For more details contact, Michael Wilks 0413-015 429 or James Wiseman 0448-813 192.

Gus Staunton Points

Tuesday 15th May

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.

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 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 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.

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

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 Kariong where we will have a very brief stop for the Mini on the Coast members join the group.(approx 10:40am),

The group will then travel up the M1 to Tuggerah past the twin Caltex servos and take the Sparks Road exit and turn right towards Gorokan and Toukley before reaching our destination Norah Head Lighthouse, 40 Bush Street, Norah Head at around 12noon.. Approx. duration will be just under 2 hours
I have booked a lighthouse tour of approx. 40 minute for our group, cost is $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

 

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

Sunday 15th April 2018

Hunter Valley Steam Fest

Maitland Park

All Welcome from 6:30am

Presentation at 1:30pm,

An annual feature of Steamfest, held in Maitland Park on Sunday 15 April 2018, the Show ‘n’ Shine is a spectacular display of motoring history.

Featuring over 400 cars of all makes and models from classic cars and hot rods to vintage beauties and muscle cars, as well as live Rock n’ Roll music and dancing, the Steamfest Show ‘n’ Shine is sure to be hit with car enthusiasts both young and old.

For further information or to become involved please visit Maitland Street Rodders website.

Sunday 15th April 2018

MotorRetro April 2018

MotoRRetro is hosting a Cars, Bikes & Coffee event on Sunday the 15th April.

Please bring along your Mini car to display or just come along to view the vehicles.

Sunday 15th April 9am -12pm

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

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

Our workshop will be open to all to check out what we do.

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

Sunday 15th April 2018

Hi All Car, Bike & machinery enthusiasts,

Oakville Fire Brigades Family Fun Day & Car Show,  

Click here for the Car Show 2018  event Poster

The following form is the one we ask you to fill at the entrance desk, when arriving at the show.  Car Show entry forms 2018

If you can print one of these out for yourself, fill it out ready to hand in to the people on the gate, holdups will be minimised.

Clubs might be able to organise some for their members.
Oakville Volunteer Fire Brigade is 72 years old and as a brigade are working to making this years event  special.   Looking forward to catching up again , see you there.

Hoping to see you there with your toy of choice to help make our day another beauty.  We have organised the venue and have had a short word to the weather God and I’m sure he said the weather would be great for our day. Spread the word; bring a friend with their toy. With your help we hope to make this years the best yet.

At the Pitt Town and District Sports Club 139 Old Pitt Town Road Pitt Town. This year’s Car Show & Fun Day again, has all the fun of the fair with all sorts of rides for the youngsters & the young at heart plus all sorts of vehicles from all eras. What will be the People’s Choice this year? With the line-up of cars including Off Road Buggies & Trucks, Micro Cars, Motor Cycles (Indian, Moto Guzzi, Vintage Japanese etc.) Morris Minors , Datsun’s , Anglia’s, Prefect’s , Ford GT’s , Holden HSV Club cars,, Mustangs, Chevy Classics , Dodges, Valliant’s, VWs ,Ute’s, you name it, even Buses . Most of these vehicles and machines call the Hawkesbury, Nepean Valley home plus some from surrounding areas and it is the best chance to get a look at some pretty amazing toys locally in the one place. This year it we are expecting more of the later model modified cars to make their presence felt.     The double Decker Buses will be taking the younger children for maybe their first ride, & the older ones (30 & over) to days gone by. There will be Trike rides as well   The Car Show  Starts from 10am & the Rides start around 10am.               Presentation for the Judging of the cars will take place about 1.30pm .

For the Car entrants , it will be a $10 entry fee, and a Gold coin donation for spectators. Gates open at 8am for the entrants.
Various food and novelty stalls will be in attendance. This is the Brigades Fund raiser for the Year. A Great chance to check out the facilities at the Pitt Town & Districts Sporting Club who host this event for the Brigade. The Show starts at 10am  with something for everyone Some rides for the Kids to entertain them.  Come along and bring the family and be a part of a great day of fun, whilst checking out some amazing cars and machines.  If you need any more info ring Ian’s mob 0407 774 348

Friday, 6th April 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

 

Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th April 2018

NSW State Motorkhana – Armidale

Round 3 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Armidale. Run by New England Sporting Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Richard Opie on 0418 668 174 for further information.

*** Note this event will be held on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

Sunday 8th April

Breakfast Run with Sprite Club

The Sprite club has invited the Mini Car Club to enjoy Sunday morning breakfast at Melaleuca House Café in the Mt Annan Botanical Gardens located near Campbelltown.

There are 2 start points to enjoy a short convoy to the café or meet us at the café at 8:30am.

(for those who want to head straight there) Mt Annan Drive, Mt Annan (off Narellan Rd)

RSVP is required by Thursday 5th April

Mini Car Club start: McDonalds Edmondson Park, Cnr Camden Valley Way and Gellibrand Road,

Time: 7:45am for an 8am departure.

Mini Club will drive along Camden Valley Way and Narellan Road before turning onto Mt Annan Drive.

Arrive: 8.30am Mt Annan Botanical Gardens

Sprite Club Start: McDonald’s Penrith Panthers, Mulgoa Rd, Penrith.

Time: 7.15 for 7.30am departure

Enjoy a drive through the country side before sitting down to breakfast at the Melaleuca House Café in the Botanical Gardens located near Campbelltown.

Arrive: 8.30am Mt Annan Botanical Gardens

RSVP for Sprite club start, Avis 0412051594 or email avisfowler@optusnet.com.au

After breakfast take the opportunity to explore the gardens at your leisure. These gardens are part of the Botanical Society’s estate which protects Australian Native Flora.

For Mini Club please contact Michael Benton 0411019112, Social@minclub.com.au for more information and to RSVP.  Numbers are required by the café with seating.

 

Sunday, 8th April 2018 

The Robertson Heritage Railway Station is again hosting a Classic Car Show and Shine Event on our our picnic area in April. 

 It is a lovely time to visit the Southern Highlands with the autumn colours on show. 

 There will be a sausage sizzle, gourmet coffee van, tea and home made cakes, model train exhibitions and vintage farm machinery on display.  

 Also an art show in our gallery and the monthly village markets are on around the corner. It is a fund raiser for our volunteer non-profit railway association. 

 A gold coin donation would be appreciated.

There are no prizes but it is usually a fun relaxed day for all concerned.  

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You may like to see some of the cars from our 2017 event, click this link:

http://www.robertsonrailway.org.au/classic-car-show-868132.html

 For info call Steve on 4885 2323 or 

 email me: stevercarey@bigpond.com 

 or visit our website http://www.robertsonrailway.org.au/classic-car-show.html

 Regards

 Steve Carey

RHRS Committee

Friday, 16th March 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 9718 6575.

Gus Staunton Points

Saturday 17th March 2018

MINI KINGDOM SHOW & SHINE

Saturday, 27th February 2016

The third Mini Kingdom Online Open day and Show and Shine is on   Saturday 17th March 2018, at Mini Kingdom Online premises Unit2/ 32 Groves Avenue, Mulgrave, NSW 2756.

Gates open at 8:30am with judging to commence from 10:30am, Raffle draw at 1:30pm with show and shine results and trophy presentation at 2:00pm.

Mini Kingdom Online will be open and selling all of his mini goods plus have a number of specials for the day.

Special mini guests along with rare and race minis will be on display

Sausage sizzle and drinks will be available for purchase with money being raised donated to the Kidney Foundation of Australia.

Once again this event is being promoted and run by the Mini Car club so clean and polish up your mini and come along for a great day with prizes and trophies awarded for these 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
  • Larry Howard tribute (chosen by John from all cars displayed on the day)

Free entry for cars, drivers and general public

  • 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 as 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.
  • Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd Place in each class
  • Your car is not required to be entered into the Show and Shine to be part of this event.
  • Show and Shine entries close at 10:30am
  • Display only cars are very welcome
  • Trailer parking will be required off site in the street or at nearby business parking areas as directed.
  • Please advise prior to arrival if you require trailer parking
  • Gates open at 8.30am with the aim to have all cars in place by 10.00am

For more information please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112 or Social@miniclub.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 18th March 2018

NSW State Motorkhana – Awaba

Round 2 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Awaba. Run by Westlakes Auto Club, contact Clerk of Course, John Newton on  0412 170 259 for further information.

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.

Sunday 11th March 2018

Linnwood House Car Display

The Friends of Linnwood have invited our car club to take part in one of their Open Days at historic Linnwood, in 2018.

The Social committee has notified the organisers for Mini Club members to attend on the 11th March and to show of our minis.

Mini Club members to meet in Byron Road at 9:45am and enter as a group at 10am

“Linnwood” is a NSW State Heritage Listed house (1891) sitting on approx. 5ha of ground at 25 Byron Road, Guildford.

Gates are open from around 10am and the house is open to the public from 11am till 4pm. Entry fee of $3 per person

A sausage sizzle and Devonshire Teas are available inside the house, where there is a variety of craft stalls on display as well. Something for everyone! There will also be a band or musical group performing on the day.

There are 4 Open Days per year and they invite different car and bike clubs to come along and enjoy a day to show their vehicles. The front lawn at Linnwood can accommodate 100+ vehicles, so space is not a problem. They usually try to have a few different clubs on show on the same day, to give the visitors a variety of vehicles to look at.

All money raised by the Friends on the day goes towards continued restoration and conservation of the house.

Please see the website at www.linnwood.org.au for information about the house and the Friends or have a look at our Flickr page https://www.flickr.com/photos/11532742@N03/ to see some of our previous Open Days.

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

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

“At the completion of tonight’s General Meeting, Rob Weir will give a brief update about travelling to Bristol, England in August 2019 for the International Mini Meet, with question and answer time to follow.

Rob will update accommodation details for hotels in the Bristol region and show some slides about ideas for a self-drive tour of southern England, as well as some travel tips, everyone welcome ”

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Saturday 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 for more info.

www.sydneymotorsportpark.com.au

The CAMS NSW Supersprint Championships are State level events and have slightly higher scrutineering and driver skill requirements than Club and Multi-Club level events. The reward is that entrants in these Championships are  eligible to become State Champions in both Type and Class as well as setting official lap records at the various circuits.

Vehicles competing must either be road registered or have a CAMS log book. Competitors must be able to lap circuits less than the maximum flying lap time limits of: 2 minutes & 15 seconds (SMSP Gardner); 1 minute & 30 seconds (SMSP Druitt); 1 minute & 20 seconds (SMSP Amaroo) or 1 minute & 25 seconds (Wakefield Park).

Competitors need to register for the following years Series once registrations open late in November. If you arent a current Registrant, please click here to submit an Expression of Interest to register and an invitation to register will be emailed to you at the same time they are emailed to current registrants.

Registration is limited to the first 230 registrations accepted.

The Championship is open to a wide range of vehicles that are grouped in Classes within the below Types. For more information please go to the Competitor Information page in this website and download a copy off the SSP 03 Technical Regulations.
Type 1: Unmodified Road Registered Vehicles
Type 2: Road Registered Vehicles with Limited Modifications
Type 3: Modified Improved Production Cars
Type 4: Modified Group 2F  Prodsports
Type 5: Modified Sports Sedans and Group 2B  Prodsports
Type 6: Time Attack Cars
Type 7: Clubmans, Racing and Sports Racing Cars

The benefit of registering for these Championships is that (a) only registrants are eligible to complete in the CAMS NSW Supersprint Championships; (b) registrants receive priority entry to each round (ie two weeks before general entries open) and (c) registrants receive direct Championship updates by email.

***Sunday, 4th March 2018  

Motorkhana–Riverstone Last event on Club Ground

Please check www.miniclub.com.au or Mini Club of NSW face book page to see if the event will go ahead.

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.  No rally, hand cuts, mud and snow tyres etc.

Contact Ron Adlam on 0427 043 854 or Club Captain Glenn Dorrenboom on 0438 909 999 to check the event 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.

Please check the room on the club notice boards.

Meeting starting at 7:45pm.

Come along early and join the group for dinner in the clubs restaurant before the meeting.

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

If you want to meet the group at the Reptile Park and take advantage of the group entry price then please wait in the car park for the members from Sydney to arrive at approx. 10am. We all need to enter as a single group to obtain the discounted price.

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 11th February 2018

Motorkhana – 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.  No rally, hand cuts, mud and snow tyres etc.

Contact Ron Adlam on 0427 043 854 or Club Captain Glenn Dorrenboom on 0438 909 999 to check the event is on.

OFFICIALS ALWAYS NEEDED

Check www.miniclub.com.au or Mini Club of NSW face book page leading up to the event to be sure it is on.

Drivers Championship Points

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

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

Show and Shine of Hot Rod and Historic cars @ Lake Macquarie.

The 34th Motorists Appreciation Day is annual event run by the Rickshaws Hotrod Club and will again be held in the Historic Bargoed House by the shores of Lake Macquarie at Swansea, which is on the Old Pacific Highway 1.3 km south of Swansea roundabout.     There is one basic rule to allow your entry, that is, your vehicle must be considered by the organisers to be collectable.

Come along and be part of the largest gathering of enthusiast’s vehicles in one place within the Hunter Valley. Last year’s event attracted vehicles of all shapes and sizes from far and wide.

Gates open at 8am – presentation at 1.30pm (may vary) hot food and drinks will be available on the day.  $5.00 entry fee per car.

Meeting at the Cowan Rest Area Truck Stop, Berowra at 6:15 am for a 6:30am departure and driving up the M1 Motorway to arrive at Swansea for the gates opening at 8am.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112 Sunday 29th October

CARnivale 2018 – Australia Day.

City of Parramatta Council, in partnership with the Australia Day Council of New South Wales, has invited members of the Mini Car Club to register for CARnivale, which will be held in Parramatta Park on Australia Day, Friday, 26 January 2018.

The closing date for all entries is Friday 17 November 2017 or earlier if the total allocation of space has been filled.

To Register for CARnivale 2018 go to:  www.australiaday.com.au/carnivalerego

To display your veteran, vintage or classic vehicle, it must be over 30 years old and built before 31 December 1987 or be an identical model run-on.

For further information on the event please contact: Michael Benton 0411019112 or Rob Weir 0418161918

 

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

This is the third year CARnivale has been held in Parramatta Park and the location has proved to be very popular. There was a large increase in the number of people coming to the Park specifically to see CARnivale after the first year and again after the second year and we expect the 2018 event to attract an even larger crowd.

CARnivale 2017 saw some major changes to the event based on information gathered from entrants and visitors. For 2018 organisers are again making changes to improve the experience for CARnivale participants.

In addition to CARnivale, other activities in the Park will include a spectacular hot air balloon display from 6am, followed by the Parramatta BBQ Festival, a family zone with concert and kids’ rides in The Crescent, the Hottest 100 Party in the Park, concert acts on the Main Stage and a fireworks spectacular to finish the day-long celebrations.

For updates on all the day’s activities visit:  ausdayparramatta.com.au/ and   www.australiaday.com.au/

To Register for CARnivale 2018 go to:  www.australiaday.com.au/carnivalerego

WHAT HAPPENS ON THE DAY

•                     Vehicles arrive at the convoy assembly area at designated times from 6 – 9 am.

•                     Free breakfast will be provided by the Rotary Club of Granville at the assembly area

•                     Vehicles are arranged in convoys by marshals.

•                Convoys leave the assembly area and drive to Parramatta Park where they will be directed to their parking position by marshals according to the space available.

•                For crowd safety reasons vehicles must stay in their allocated position until 5pm when they may leave under the direction of police and marshals.

•                     Entrants displaying flags or banners must fix them securely to their vehicles only.

•                     No portable cooking facilities may be used in or around vehicles on display.

WHAT TO BRING

The windscreen sticker, without which you will not be allowed entry, sunscreen, or raincoats and umbrella – the event goes on whatever the weather.

For further information on the event please contact: Michael Benton 0411019112 or Rob Weir 0418161918

 

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 McDonalds Vineyard / McGraths Hill, CNR Groves Ave and Windsor Rd, McGraths Hill 2.00pm for 2.30pm departure

Travelling via Wisemans 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 Minis 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 9:15am – 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.

Dont 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

 

 

Sunday 10th December 2017

MCC Christmas Picnic & Annual Club Plate inspection

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 Camden Valley Way then Bringelly Road. At Bringelly turn right onto The Northern Road and after passing thru the township of Luddenham make a left turn onto Park Road, at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Silverdale Road then at the next roundabout 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 club will be catering for this event so you MUST RSVP by Friday 8th December otherwise you will miss out.

Fill in this RSVP Form or notify Michael Benton via phone or email – social@miniclub.com.au

Bring your own chairs, although there are some 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.

Friday, 15th December 2017

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 9718 6575.

Gus Staunton Points

Saturday 16th December 2017

Gerringong Street Parade

Once again the Mini Club of NSW has been invited to participate in the Christmas street parade. Join the celebrations when the Rotary Club of Gerringong presents the Christmas Street Parade and Party with food stalls, market and craft stalls. Santa will help bring the main street and the Old School Park to life as the street parade is led by the Illawarra Pipe Band followed by vintage cars, hot rods, trikes and community and sporting groups as they travel down the main street. Have photos taken with Santa by a professional photographer, buy unique and unusual gifts for Christmas from one of the many craft and specialty stores including clothing and toys. Other highlights include face painting for the kids and a baby animal farm. This is a Rotrary Club of Gerringong Sunrise – a fundraiser for community projects.

There is a convoy for this event which will meet at Heathcote McDonalds, cns Heathcote Road and Princess Hway. Leaving at 8:30am travelling south to meet up with Minis in the Gong members around 9:30 am at Albion Park McDonalds. Leaving here at 9:45am for the remainder of the journey to the Mick Cronan Oval, Blackwood St, Gerringong.

At the oval we will decorate our cars and form up for the procession around10:30am. The parade starts at 11am and lasts for about 1 hour after which we will park in the grounds of St Georges Church for a casual display of our cars. At this point we are free to wander around the town and look at the festivities and queue up for a steak sandwich and drink.

For more details and to register your interest please contact Rob Weir, 0418161918.

Monday 25th December 2017

Christmas Day

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On behalf of the MCC of NSW we would like to wish all our Members, Families and friends a  Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year, please remember to drive to the conditions over the holiday season. And we will see you all at the first run of the year the Fish n Chip Run on Saturday 13th January 2018.

Friday, 1st December 2017

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

Tuesday, 28th November 2017

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

 

 

Sunday 26th November 2017

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 Phil Boyd clerk of course on 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

 

Sunday, 12th November 2017

Motorkhana – 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 10:00am. No rally, hands cuts, mud and snow tyres etc. Contact Ron Adlam for more information or check www.miniclub.com.au or facebook page Mini Club of NSW leading up to the event to make sure it is still on.

Drivers Championship Points

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday 5th November 2017

This event has been cancelled due to the weather conditions

( Date changed from the 8th October 2017)

NSW State Motorkhana

Round 2 – Awaba was postponed 26th February due to wet weather, this event will be run by Westlakes Auto Club, contact Clerk of Course John Newton on 0423 170 259 for further information.

 

Friday, 17th November 2017

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 9718 6575.

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 19th November 2017

Swap N Show

Hi there Mini People,

The Mini Car Club of NSW will be holding a Swap Meet and Car Show on Sunday 19th November, at The Arena Sports Club, Yagoona, NSW.

We need to know numbers who will be attending for catering purposes and allocation of spaces.

Please contact Michael 0411-019 112 or send an email to social@miniclub.com.au and reserve yourself a spot.

Swap Meet spots are available for ALL Mini enthusiasts (YOU DON’T NEED TO BE A CLUB MEMBER) and will be about 7.5 metres by 5 metres. You can bring along anything to do with Mini’s, from a complete car to a wheel nut, but remember whatever you don’t sell has to be taken away, no rubbish is to be left behind.

Note: John from Minikingdom Online will be there plus Vic from Mini Performance Centre, so could be some NOS and treasures available?

See more details below.

Swap meet & Car display

Sunday, 19th November 2017

The mini club is holding our first car parts swap meet and a car display in the car park at the Arena Sports Club, 140 Rookwood Road, Yagoona.

Open to ALL mini enthusiasts (you don’t need to be a mini club member) collect up all your surplus mini parts and come along for the morning.

Please Note: Swap meet sites MUST be pre-registered

Gates open at 7:30am for the Swap Meet setup in the Club’s rear carpark and will run until around 10:30 am: $15 entry fee per trader.

Breakfast BBQ: Bacon & Egg Rolls, plus coffee and tea will be available onsite for a nominal cost.

Please contact Michael to book & pay for your swap meet space as there are only a limited number of 30 spaces available.

In conjunction with the swap meet the mini club we will be also holding a Car Display in the Clubs front car park from 10:30am till 2pm: gold coin entry fee per car: spectators will be free entry.

This is a car display only and cars will NOT be judged as per show and shine rules

Included there will be:

People’s choice award and Exhibitors award presented at approx. 1pm.

Lucky door prize all entrants will be included.

Food and drinks available in the club from 10am with a $12 Sunday roast available for lunch.

Please RSVP to book your car space as there are a limited number available.

Important: Please keep an eye on our website (miniclub.com.au) and Facebook page for event updates or contact Michael Benton.

If you would like more information, would like to participate or help in this event then please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or email to Social@miniclub.com.au

 

 

Saturday 28th October 2017

Convoy to the Blue Mountains

Saturday afternoon drive to the Blue Mountains via Bells Line of Road, Mt Victoria, Katoomba and returning via the Great Western Highway for a meal at the Royal Cricketers Arms, 385 Reservoir Rd, Prospect.

Note different meeting point to previous events

Meet at McDonalds, Marsden Park, Richmond road 12:30pm for a 1:00pm Departure. We will travel west to Richmond then the Bells line of Rd to Bell. A few stops along the way at Mt Victoria or Blackheath and Katoomba before returning to Sydney via the Great Western Highway and M4 to The Royal Cricketers Arms Hotel.

For more info and confirm you are attending please contact Michael Benton on 0411 019 112.

Please Note: I will pre book a table and will require members to RSVP by Monday 23rd October so I can confirm the booking and numbers with the Hotel.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday 13th October 2017

Annual General Meeting

To be held at the BANKSTOWN SPORTS CLUB, 8 Greenfield St Bankstown in the Boggabilla Room
The meeting will commence from 7:30 pm, Presentation of all Annual Trophies and Service Awards.
Election of our new Committee, please support the club and help elect the new office bearers, you to could be a part of the organising of committee of the club.
Most of the club meet around 6:00pm and eat in the Greenfield Station Bistro, this is not a booked dinner.

Gus Staunton Points

Friday, 15th September 2017

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 9718 6575.

Gus Staunton Points

 

 

Sunday 17th September 2017

( please note date Changed from the  24th September)

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 Ron Adlam on 0427 043 854 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

 

Saturday 23rd Sunday 24th September 2017

Australian Motorkhana Championship

This year the AMC will be held at Mt Gambier Sale Yards, Jubilee Highway Mount Gambier SA on a bitumen surface.

Run by South Eastern Auto Club Inc, all entries close 8:00pm Friday 1st September 2017, for more info www.seacsa.com

 

 

Saturday, 9th September 2017

2017 Cams NSW supersprint Championship

Round6 of the Cams NSW Supersprint Championship which will be held at Wakefield Park.

This event will be run by the Mini Car Club of NSW, contact Joan Vaughan event secretary on 9153 7635 for more information.

Remember this is a large event for our Club that needs lots of officials, no experience necessary so come along and enjoy the day getting close to the action.

Drivers Entry Form please click HERE

Supplementary Regulations please click HERE

NSW Speed Event Declaration please click HERE

Drivers Championship Points

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 10th September 2017

Phil Briggs Mini Run

The Annual Phil Briggs Mini Run this year is to Robertson Pie Shop in the Southern Highlands.

Meeting at McDonalds, Narellan for a prompt 10am departure.

The route will be via back roads and avoiding the Motorway where possible. Arriving at Robertson before mid day.  The Robertson Markets will be running on this day, with a variety of stalls, bargains and refreshments.

More information Contact Michael Benton on 0411 019 112 or Tammy or Ian Thompson on 4575 1776.

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 10th September 2017

NSW State Khanacross

Round 1 – Hampton was postponed 12th February due to wet weather, this event will be run by Hills District Car Club, contact Peter Batt on 0400 828 911 for further information.

 

Sunday, 27th August 2017

All British Day and MCC Annual Show n Shine

On Sunday 27th August 2017, the annual All British Day, in conjunction with The Kings School Art Show, will be 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 of NSW 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 Deluxe, Mini K
  • Cooper, Cooper S Mk1 & Mk2
  • Clubman, Clubman GT
  • Commercials, Vans, Pick-ups & Variants
  • Mokes,
  • Modified, Competition
  • Imports Post 1980  (Includes 2000 Minis, including Rover and JDM)
  • Most Original and Unrestored
  • BMW Minis

Show and Shine Entry Fee – MCC Members free, Non-members $10 for all classes  

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, place them in the boot as this will not be judged, 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.

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 costing $10 each are required, and the numbers are limited, so get in early.

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

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 pre purchase of tickets.

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 windscreen. 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.

For any further information or to request an entry ticket please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or email your ticket request with contact details including postal address to Social@miniclub.com.au

Entry display

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 27th August 2017

2017 Cams NSW Supersprint Championship

Round 5 of the Cams NSW Supersprint Championship which will be held at SMP at the Amaroo South Circuit. Run by NSWRRC.

 

Tuesday, 22nd August 2017

Competition Meeting

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

Sunday, 20th August 2017

NSW State Motorkhana

Round 7 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship will be held at Nirimba. Run by Thornleigh Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Glenn Inkster on

0404 136 232 for further information.

*** Juniors free entry*** conditions apply, see flyer in magazine.

 

Saturday 19th– Sunday 20th August 2017

7th Annual Rylstone Classic

Taking in some of New South Wales most breathtaking scenery, the 7th annual Rylstone Classic will be held from August 19 to 20, 2017. This FREE 2 day event is for Mini owners and enthusiasts with other classic vehicles accepted upon application.

The Rylstone Classic will encompass a range of novelty activities and will be conducted at a leisurely pace, befitting the vintage of our vehicles.

Please note that all planned competition events are designed purely for the enjoyment of competitors and the focus is entirely on enjoying a relaxed weekend of classic Mini focused events.

See Rylstone Classic Facebook page for all updates

 

Friday, 18th August 2017

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 9718 6575.

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 13th August 2017

Shannons Sydney Classic Day

Held at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek Presented by the Council of Motor Clubs. Over 1900 Veteran & Classic vehicles from 150 clubs will be on display so support your club and see a static display.

A limited number of tickets are available on a first paid, first received basis.

Payment direct to: Mini Car Club of NSW BSB 082-112 Account number 509161229 Please include your name

Any further details contact Robert Bradshaw on 0418 463 614 or

 

 

Friday, 4th August 2017

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

Tuesday, 1st August 2017

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 – Bexley RSL, 24 Stoney Creek Rd, Bexley.

 

Sunday, 30th July 2017

NSW State Khanacross

Round 5 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.

Sunday, 23rd July 2017

NSW State Motorkhana – Run by Mini Car Club

Round 6 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship 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.

*** Juniors free entry*** conditions apply, see flyer in magazine.

Tuesday, 25th July 2017

Competition Meeting

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

 

Sunday, 16th July 2017

Yulefest – Christmas in July

The Mini Car Club of NSW is this year holding its annual Christmas in July lunch at Bistro One46,

146 Moss Vale Rd, Kangaroo Valley, NSW 2577.

Main & Dessert $41.50pp

Main: Traditional Christmas fare – baked leg ham and turkey breast with roasted vegetables.

Dessert: Traditional Chrissy Pud with crème anglaise.

Set menu only, Gluten and dairy free requirements can be catered for with advanced notice.

Convoy: Meet at McDonalds Edmondson Park, cnr. Camden Valley Way & Gellibrand Road. 9:00am for 9:30am departure. Travel down Camden Valley way and the Old Hume Highway through Picton, Bargo, Fitzroy Falls and into Kangaroo Valley.

Or meet at the Bistro at 12:00pm.

Please note this is a pre booked event and I will require RSVP and payment by 9th July.

Online RSVP Form

After completing the Online RSVP Form please click on the below link if paying with Paypal

Paypal link

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112 or email: social@miniclub.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

Sunday, 16th July 2017

2017 Cams NSW Supersprint Championship

Round 4 of the Cams NSW Supersprint Championship which will be held at SMP at the Gardner Circuit (GP). Run by ARDC.

Friday, 21st July 2017

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 161918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 7th July 2017

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

Saturday, 8th July 2017

VG Auto Paints Tech Day

Where: 11 Amax Ave, Girraween.

When: Saturday 8th of July.

Time: 8:00am

This will be a hand’s on day with plenty of opportunities to participate.

BBQ will be on as usual, all welcome.

Please RSVP to Rod or Michael for catering.

For more information contact- Sprite club: Rod Pringle email social@spriteclub.com.au

Mini club: Michael Benton on 0411 019 112 or email: social@miniclub.com.au

Sunday, 9th July 2017

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, 2nd July 2017

NSW State Motorkhana

Round 1 – Awaba was postponed 26th February due to wet weather, this event will be run by Westlakes Auto Club, contact Clerk of Course  John Newton on 0423 170 259 for further information.

Sunday, 18th June 2017

Breakfast at Newport Mirage

Meet at St Ives Showground Mona Vale Road, St Ives at 8:00am for an 8:15am departure, enjoy an early morning drive via the Kur-rin-gai National Park, Church Point to Newport.

Full buffet breakfast, served Poolside (9.00-11am) incl; seasonal fruit, assorted yoghurt, cereals, fresh bread & pastry selection; hot food: scrambled eggs, breakfast sausages, crispy bacon, sautéed mushrooms & grilled tomatoes; tea/coffee station & apple/orange juice.

A cost of $19:00 per adult.

Please note this is a pre booked event and I will require RSVP and payment by 5th June,

Please click on the following link and complete the form

Online RSVP Form

Or for more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton on 0411 019 112 or email to social@miniclub.com.au

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 16th June 2017

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 161918.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday, 4th June 2017

NSW State Khanacross

Round 4 of the NSW State Khanacross Championship will be held at Hampton. Run by Hills District Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Peter Batt on 0400 828 911 for further information.

Friday 9th – Monday 12th June 2017

50th 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 50th 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 years fancy dress theme.

Gus Staunton Points

Friday 9th June

Hay Welcome BBQ.

Are you a member of the Mini Car Club NSW?

Are you making the trip to the 50th 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, 9th June 2017.

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 29/5/2017

Hay Program 2017

To download a copy of this years program,including a location map showing the Motorkhana grounds and Show and Shine meeting and display areas please click on the links below.

Supp Regs Please click HERE

Drivers Entry Forms for post, Please Click HERE

Drivers Entry forms for online entries, Please click HERE

Hay Program and Map, please click HERE

 

Friday, 2nd June 2017

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, open from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Plenty of off street parking.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday, 3rd June 2017

NSW State Motorkhana

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

*** Note this event will be held on a Saturday.

*** Juniors free entry*** conditions apply

 

Sunday, 7th May 2017

Motorkhana – Riverstone

This is the postponed event from 5th March 2017

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 10:00am.  No rally, hands cuts, mud and snow tyres etc.         Contact Ron Adlam for more information or check www.miniclub.com.au or facebook page Mini Club of NSW leading up to the event to make sure it is still on.

PLEASE NOTE:  There will be NO FOOD AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE  at this event so pack a lunch or go to the local pie shop or McDonalds.

Drivers Championship Points                                                                                

Gus Staunton Points

 

Sunday, 23rd April 2017

Lunch @ Leura

Sunday morning drive to the Blue Mountains and lunch @ Leura.

Convoy: Meet at M4 Westbound McDonalds, 10:00am for 10:30am departure. Enjoy a leisurely drive as we travel via Yarramundi and Hawkesbury Heights to Leura and return via Great Western Highway.

Lunch @ Alexandra Hotel, 62 Great Western Highway, Leura, NSW, followed by sightseeing around the Blue Mountains at your leisure.

http://www.alexandrahotel.com.au/

Please RSVP by Friday 14th April as I will be booking a table for the Mini Club. Complete the online form by clicking on this link:

Online RSVP Form

Or

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or Rob Weir 0418 161918

Gus Staunton Points

 

Friday, 7th April 2017

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.

We have a guest for this meeting.

Chris Collett, Vice President from the Historic Touring Car Association of NSW will be our guest speaker for the April General meeting. Chris will be presenting a short overview of the HTCA NSW followed by Q&A

The Historic Touring Car Association of NSW was established in 1980 to foster and promote Historic Touring Car racing in Australia in conjunction with other forms of Historic Car racing. Historic Touring Cars NSW caters for production touring and touring cars built before 31st December 1972.

Gus Staunton Points

 

Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th April 2017

NSW State Motorkhana

Round 3 of the NSW State Motorkhana Championship which will be held at Armidale. Run by New England Sporting Car Club, contact Clerk of Course, Richard Opie on 0418 668 174 for further information.

*** Note this event will be held on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

Sunday 26th March 2017

Convoy to The Skillion, Terrigal

Sunday morning drive to Terrigal for Fish and Chips or picnic lunch at the Skillion

Meet at Thornleigh McDonalds at 9:00am for 9:30am departure.  Travel via Pennant Hills road to Hornsby, Berowra then onto the old Pacific Highway to Somersby, through Gosford, Erina  to Terrigal.

Distance 75Km, approx. 90 minute drive

Parking at the Skillion and enjoy a walk around the cliffs followed by Fish and Chips from the Haven Café, one of the other eateries or bring your own picnic.

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

Gus Staunton Points

Saturday 25th March 2017

The second Mini Kingdom Online Open day and Show and Shine is scheduled for Saturday 25th March 2017, at Mini Kingdom Online premises Unit2/ 32 Groves Avenue, Mulgrave, NSW 2756.                 Gates open at 8:30am with judging to commence from 10:30am, Raffle draw at 1:30pm with show and shine results and trophy presentation at 2:00pm

Mini Kingdom Online will be open and selling all of his mini goods plus have a number of specials for the day.

Special mini guests along with rare and race minis will be on display and Fletch from Classic Restos will be there to film the events and interview a number of mini owners for a 30 minute YouTube video.   https://www.shannons.com.au/club/videos/channel/classic-restos/

Sausage sizzle and drinks will be available for purchase with money being raised donated to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.

Once again this event is being promoted and run by the Mini Car club so clean and polish up your mini and come along for a great day with prizes and trophies awarded for these categories.

Ø  Morris 850, Mini Minor, Mini Deluxe, Mini Matic, Mini K

Ø  Cooper, Cooper S

Ø  Clubman all models, including GT

Ø  Commercials, Vans, Pick-ups  & Variants

Ø  Mokes,

Ø  Best Modified, Competition

Ø  Post 1980 – 2000 Minis, including Rover and JDM

Ø  Most Original and Unrestored

Ø  Larry’s choice  (chosen by Larry from all cars displayed on the day)

Free entry for cars, drivers and general public

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 as 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.

Trophies will be awarded for 1st and 2nd Place in each class

Your car is not required to be entered into the Show and Shine to be part of this event.  Display only cars are very welcome

Trailer parking will be required off site in the street or at nearby business parking areas as directed. Please advise prior to arrival if you require trailer parking

Gates open at 8.30am with the aim to have all cars in place by 10.00am

For more information please contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112 or Social@miniclub.com.au

Due to the Weather Conditions the NSW State Motorkhana scheduled for 19th at Awaba has been called off

 

Saturday 11th MARCH 2017

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 6:15am and leaving promptly at 6:30am to travel to Hawks Nest. There will be a brief stop and a pick up for the Newcastle and Hunter Valley members at 8:45am 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 9:00am and arriving at around 9:45am for the start of the Motorfest 2017, 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 49km, Total distance is 199km.

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

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

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 26th February 2017

NSW State Motorkhana

This event has been CALLED OFF, due to the amount of rain overnight the grounds are just to wet.

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.

 

 

Saturday, 18th February 2017

Pizza @ Camden

Saturday afternoon mystery drive with the destination at Barenz, Camden for drinks and Pizza.  http://barenz.com.au/                                     Shop 2, 130 Argyle Street, Camden

Meet at M4 Westbound McDonalds, 1pm for a 1:30pm departure. We will travel west via M4 on a mystery drive through the outer western suburbs of Sydney before arriving at Camden around 5:30pm for drinks followed by Pizza.

Come along for the drive or meet us there.

Please note: I will require members to RSVP by Wednesday  15th February so I can confirm the booking and numbers with the Restaurant

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

 

Saturday, 12th February 2017

NSW State Khanacross

Round 1 of the NSW State Khanacross Championship at Hampton. Run by Hills District Car Club, contact Peter Batt on 0400 828 911 for further information.

 

 

Saturday, 11th February 2017

Convoy to Highland Steam & Vintage Fair – Oberon

UPDATE:

Due to the extreme hot weather predicted this Saturday,(Temperatures to be around 40 degrees), for the sake of man and machine, regrettably it has been decided not to do official Mini Car Club convoy’s to the “Oberon Steam and Machinery Fair” this Saturday.

Michael Benton will not be attending, and advises for people to check the weather forecast before making a decision to attend, the choice to attend the Oberon Fair will be entirely each individuals choice.

The organizers of the Oberon Steam Fair have confirmed the event will be on regardless of weather conditions.


Members of the Mini Car Club who are attending this event can assemble at either of two meeting points.

# Meet at McDonalds on M4 westbound near Eastern Creek departing promptly at 7.15am and travelling to Bowenfells (Lithgow) via Great Western Highway, (1hr 30 min).

# Or alternatively members travelling from north west can meet at the BP servo at Kurmond departing at 7.45am, and then travelling Bells Line of Road, (1hr 10min) to rendezvous at the Shell Service Station on the Highway at Bowenfells on the outskirts of Lithgow, at 8:45am.

The combined group will then leave promptly at 9.00am and travel the remainder of the journey via Rydal Sodwalls Tarana Rd and Lowes Mount Rd to Oberon visiting the fair on Saturday and returning at your leisure of Saturday afternoon.

The Grand Rally street parade of heritage steam machinery commences at 10am.

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

 

Sunday, 5th February 2017

Come & Try Day

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 Rd, Riverstone (cross the railway ling 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 from 8:00am, drivers briefing at 9:45am, event starts at 10:00am.

There will be no catering at this event, please ensure you bring along some light snacks and plenty of fluids.

NO rally, hand cuts, mud tyres etc. Contact Ron Adlam for more information on 0427 043 854 or check the Clubs web page minicarclub.com.au or the clubs facebook page to see if the event is still on.                                                                                                                                 Gus Staunton Points  

Thursday, 26th January 2017

Australia Day CARnivale

This year’s CARnivale will again be held at Parramatta Park, entries are now closed but show your club members support by turning up.

CARnivale showcases a wonderful collection of classic vehicles including cars, fire engines, trucks, coaches, military vehicles, motorbikes and vi