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Awards Night – January 22nd

Since the announcement of the forthcoming annual end-of-season Awards evening in the last issue of Pit & Paddock, sales of tickets have been rapidly taking off. With the cancellation of the end-of-season 2020 event that was due to be held back in January this year, there is a clear sense that this time around the Club and its members have a lot of socialising to catch up on! Be sure to book your place at the dinner table and a room for the night as soon as possible, as the evening is... Read More

AGM – 22nd January

On January 22nd we will have our annual technical meeting / annual general meeting at the Annual Trophy Awards. The ATD / AGM will start at 1pm and close at 4pm without fail. The venue - Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel. This is the annual opportunity for all members to put forward any proposals for changes, be they sporting or technical regulation changes. Sporting regulation changes, for example, reversing the reverse grid regulation (sorry, could not resist the punnery), if approved, can be... Read More

Provisional champions and a provisional 2022 calendar

Many provisional updates for you, as we're delighted to announce our provisional series champions following the national season finale at Donington Park. Congratulations to; Andrew Jordan, 2021 Mini Miglia champion Jeff Smith, 2021 Mini Se7en champion Michael Winkworth, 2021 Mini Se7en S-Class champion Peter Crewes, 2021 Mini Libre champion In other news, we have a calendar loosely in place for 2022, and it's going to be another fantastic season. 26-27 March,... Read More

HOTTER THAN JULY ! – Cadwell Park race review

HOTTER THAN JULY ! With the holiday season imminent, the racing in the Mini Challenge certainly ignited the summer senses at Cadwell Park on 10-11 July Near capacity grids and lights-to-flag action again put the Mini 7 Racing Club in the spotlight, with four scorching races that drew praise from all quarters at MSVR’s ‘summer festival’ meeting last weekend. Miglia points leader Andrew Jordan started as he meant to carry on, setting pole position in Saturday afternoon qualifying... Read More

Cadwell Park preview

AFTER A BREAK IN 2020 THE CLASSIC MINI 7 CHALLENGES RETURN TO CADWELL AND BRING A HUGE ENTRY TO ONE OF THEIR FAVOURITE CIRCUITS ON THE CALENDAR, SO EXPECT NOTHING LESS THAN ACTION-PACKED RACING FROM FOUR DISTINCT CLASSES   MINI MIGLIA With four different winners in six races, and several others who have taken turns in the lead, the top-tier Mini category continues to put on sparkling entertainment for the fans. After the trip to Silverstone on the GP circuit last month, heading the... Read More

‘SUMMER SIZZLER !’ – Silverstone race review

SUMMER SIZZLER ! INTENSE MINI ACTION ENSURED THE MG CAR CLUB’S SILVERSTONE GP CIRCUIT MEETING WAS A BLISTERING SUCCESS  The Mini 7 Racing Club joined its MG cousins for a sweltering weekend of classic race action on 12-13 June, with four fabulous Mini races to keep everyone fully entertained between sunbathing and cold drinks! Saturday lunchtime saw the Se7ens and S-Class out first, and a hectic battle up front resulted in Joe Thompson taking the 1.0-litre honours out of the last... Read More