AGM proposals reminder

Technical • 7th Nov, 2017 •

A quick reminder to all Mini 7 Racing Club members that we need to have all proposals submitted two weeks ahead of the AGM, which is to be held on Sunday 26th November, 10am, The Chiltern Hotel, Luton, LU4 9RU.

That doesn't give us much more time, so if you're brewing up an idea, please submit them to Club Chairman Nick Cooke by email this week - nick.cooke@mini7.co.uk

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Graham Hill Trophy re-launched for 2018

Racing • 24th Oct, 2017 •

The Mini 7 Racing Club is planning to re-introduce the historic Graham Hill Memorial Trophy as part of a 2018 recruitment drive for young racers.

With interest at an all-time high in the Club’s ‘Scholarship’ S-Class for limited-tuning 1275cc Minis, and many enquiries from teenage wannabe Lewis Hamiltons, the addition of a separate award alongside the overall S-Class title offers a welcome boost for youngsters on a budget looking for that first step into circuit racing.

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Mini Se7ens return to Birkett six hour

Uncatergorised • 23rd Oct, 2017 •

Team 32 is heading back to the Birkett six-hour relay race at Silverstone this Saturday, aiming to top their result from 2016.

Based from garage 6C, the team includes current Mini Se7en racers Steve Trench, Steven Hopper, Julian Proctor, Darren Thomas, Andrew Deviny and Dave Robinson.



There will be tea, coffee and cake on in…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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