Buffalo Grove Parade 9/3

WRAPUP:  Beautiful weather brought out about 25 MINIs for the parade.  Several new members and first timers were in attendance.  We had a few give-aways for everyone provided by MINIUSA.  The MINIs were a big hit with the crowds along the parade route and a fun time was had by all.

Photos by:  Steve |


MINIs will be on parade at the Buffalo Grove Parade on Sunday September 3rd!!

We are looking for as many MINIs as we can for a strong showing!!


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MINI on the Mack

WRAPUP:  Another great MINI on the Mack is in the books.  We were a little over 100 cars short of the record 1450, but we had a fun time trying..  The 40 mile parade included an out and back drive on a highway were we saw over 10 miles of MINIs to beep and wave at.  The organizers did a great job dealing with the incredible amount of MINIs and keeping things organized and people fed.  Looking forward to going back for another attempt.. 4th time is a charm 😉

Send links of photos to steve@chicagominiclub.conm and I will add them here.


Photos by: Steve | Sherri W.


MINI on the Mack is an every two year gathering up in Mackinac Michigan.  There is an attempt to break the world record for the largest parade of MINI Coopers on Saturday August 5th, and it is a great chance to hang out with about 1500 of your favorite MINI friends.

Registration is open on the following website:  https://www.minionthemack.com/

In addition.. there will be several local caravans departing Friday 8/4 and converging on Mackinac.

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Auto-X with Windy City Miata Club 7/22

WRAPUP:  We had 3 MINIs competing and a couple more out to watch.  The morning started damp, but everything dried out nicely by the first hour.  We had a total of 18 runs on the course (which is a very large number).  Jim M. was fastest in his 2012 JCW Coupe in 61.854, Richard H. was second in his 2015 MCS convertible at 68.159, and Steve R. was third in a 2002 Cooper in 71.140

Photos by:  Steve and Richard

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