Rockingham Recap

Racing • 19th Oct, 2017 •

The 2017 season concluded at a somewhat damp and cold ‘TruxxFactor’ meeting at Rockingham Speedway in Northamptonshire, with the remaining class trophies provisionally decided.

In a tense Mini Se7en finale weekend, Charlie Budd secured the title with a round to go, taking victory on the last lap when longtime leader Lewis Selby’s overheated engine lost power, cruelly dropping him to second and leaving him unable to mathematically overturn the points deficit.


Deeth, Tarlton and Burrows take 2017 titles

Racing • 27th Aug, 2017 •

Three of the Mini 7 Racing Club's champions have been decided for 2017, but there's still much to race for at the season finale.

In the Mini Miglia championship, Rupert Deeth cannot be beaten, as he provisionally takes his second championship title. Rupert has been the class of the field this season, although it hasn't been plain sailing.

In the Mini Se7en championship, only…


Oulton Park race recap

Racing • 22nd Aug, 2017 •

Dunlop Mini Se7en & Mini Miglia Challenge Rounds 11 + 12 – Saturday 19 August
Unseasonal weather blighted the penultimate rounds of the 2017 Challenge at Oulton Park on Saturday, with rain and chilly temperatures putting a dampener on the Mini Festival North.

Both Mini Se7en races were interrupted by red flags, with several cars out of action after several unfortunate accidents in the tricky conditions.

Darren Thomas took…


Slot car challenge at Oulton Park

Social • 8th Aug, 2017 •

Heading to the Oulton Park Mini Festival? Club drivers and friends are invited to compete in a slot car race on the Friday evening, courtesy of Wirral Slot Car Racing, who will build a mega Scalextric track inside the Chequers venue.

It's just for fun but we know how competitive things are likely to get, so there's a trophy up for grabs for the fastest…


Welcome Naomi Healey – our new race day coordinator

Uncatergorised • 20th Jul, 2017 •

Please welcome Naomi to our team of volunteers that help the race weekend go smoothly. Naomi has been joining us for several years now at race meetings and has kindly offered to help out in this new role.

So look out for Naomi in the paddock, whether it's to say that qualifying is being bought forward 20 minutes, that you are required to see the clerk of the course, or providing you with the time sheets…


Don't drink and race

Racing • 20th Jul, 2017 •

Despite F1 being sponsored by an alcoholic beverage company, the top levels of international and national motorsport run a strict zero-tolerance to drivers and alcohol. It makes perfect sense!

More important is probably the morning-after effects; we're not implying that Mini racers enjoy a dram of whisky with their corn flakes each race morning. Please see the gentle reminder to drivers on the downloads page, to be careful with excessive drinking at race weekends.


Hotel bookings ready now for awards night

Racing • 20th Jul, 2017 •

Yes yes, it's months away and there's still plenty of racing until the season close, but bookings are open now for the awards evening hotel stay on 20th January 2018.

The awards evening will once again be held at the excellent Stratford Manor hotel near Stratford-Upon-Avon and double rooms can be booked for just £80 inc breakfast. Deluxe rooms (slightly larger?) are available for £90.

To book,…


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