Following on from the ITV televised Thruxton rounds supporting the British Touring Car Championship, the Mini 7 Racing Club is set to feature in another high-profile race weekend.
Mini Se7en and Miglia races will take place at the German DTM race event at Brands Hatch on 10-11 August. It seems there's huge appetite for racing Minis in the 60th anniversary, and the longer Grand Prix circuit will provide a fantastic setting for the mid-season rounds.
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We've been issued an information bulletin for all competitors ahead of Thruxton's BTCC event.
Please see the Thruxton 2019 Bulletin to download a PDF and take a quick read.
We always get our weekly fix of racing from Motorsport News, so were delighted to see a feature on the club in this week's paper.
Part of the Mini 60 celebrations, here's a snippet from the issue (click to enlarge):
Please see the Technical Downloads page for the two latest technical bulletins - we have an update on the final 2019 racing regulations, plus a pre-Thruxton reminder on scrutineering.
There were a few points raised at Croft around handbrakes, numbers and rollcage padding, so please take the time to have a quick read of these updates.
Due to the nature of our next round being support for the BTCC at Thruxton, paddock space needs to be very carefully planned.
If you're racing at Thruxton on 18-19 May and you haven't already completed the paddock plan form, please download a copy here and email a scan/pic back to Mark Chandler ASAP. Mark's email is firstname.lastname@example.org
If we don't have a complete plan in place, we may end…
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