Past Events

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