General Membership Meeting

The CMMC board is in the process of setting a time and date for a general membership meeting for all club members. We'd like to know generally what days and times are best for most members. Obviously we can't fit into everyone's schedule but we can at least get a good idea what might work for most.

Chicago Indoor Racing Karting May 30

Chicago Indoor Racing Karting
Scheduled for Sunday May 30th at 8:45am

Given the fantastic response from the last karting event, we?ve decided to
do it again. Again taking place at the newly opened Chicago Indoor Racing
Facility in Buffalo Grove on Sunday, May 30th at 8:45am. We?ll be renting out the larger of the two tracks for the first 30 members that RSVP. Price will again be $40. To reserve a spot download this form, enclose a check and send it in to the club P.O. Box (listed on the form).

If we we?re unable to fill all 30 positions with members, we?ll open the remainder to non-members. Similarly, if we receive greater than 30 responses, we can increase the racing time by 15 minutes to accommodate an
additional 10 drivers.

As many of you already know, May 30th is the day of the Indy 500. Chicago
Indoor Racing will be broadcasting the race on their many monitors
throughout the facility. There?s also a very good chance they?ll be
broadcasting the race on one of the screens in one of their meeting rooms.
For those of you lucky enough to be attending this legendary event, don?t
worry, we will be doing more kart racing.

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Indianapolis MINICCI Spring Fling Rally May 16th

The MINI Car Club of Indianpolis and Dreyer & Reinbold MINI have extended an invitation for us to attend their Spring Fling Road Rally on May 16th.

Registration starts at 1:00, drivers meeting at 1:45, and the first car out will be at 2:00. It is a gimmick rally and the gimmick will be a short list of pictures that you will match up along the way, very simple. There will be prizes and awards at the end. For more info go to www.minicci.com

Anyone who is interested in attending, feel free to post here, and perhaps a caravan can be arranged

2nd Annual Baseball Rally – August 15th

Announcing our 2nd annual Baseball Rally.

This year we have worked out a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers for tickets and
goodies as a package, at a reduced cost for our members and guests. Here's the deal… Last year tickets cost $12.00 each for the seats we had. This year we were able to purchase the same level seats, near home plate on the third base side. We have worked a package deal with the Brewers that we hope
you will like. Tickets this year are $9.00 and include a Soda and HotDog, with each ticket. This is a great deal, but we only have 150 seats for
don't wait too long to save the date.

WHO

All Chicago MINI Club members and their families, or guests. All Milwaukee
and Madison MINI Club members and their families, or guests.
All 4 MINI dealers in Chicago and Milwaukee.

WHAT

A MINI drive, huge (MINI) tailgate party, and Brewers vs Marlins baseball
game.

WHERE

Gathering at Starbucks at the Village Square in Northbrook (847.509.1937 ) and driving to International MINI in Milwaukee. We will meet up with the Wisconsin MINI's there and motor into Miller Park. We will have a huge (MINI) tailgate party. Then into the stadium to see
the Brewers vs the Florida Marlins.

WHEN

Sunday, August 15th. We'll be meeting at Starbuck (directions here) around 7:30 am and leaving no later than 8:00 am! Game time 1pm. Party time, way before that.

HOW

Need to get some tickets? Email ron@chicagominiclub.com to purchase your
game tickets soon.