A total of 19 Chicago and Milwaukee area MINIs participated in the Milwaukee MINIs 4th of July parade in Wauwatosa Wisconsin.
The weather was great, the crowds were enthusiastic, and the MINIs were dressed to the nines..
With the exception of one Radio Control MINI (who found itself under the wheels of a full size MINI), a fun time was had by all
Thanks to Theresa for planning the event, and letting the Chicago Club come up and hang with the Milwaukee club!!
Pictures from Tom, pictures from Francis, and more pics here
WRAPUP: Thirteen MINIs (including several new members) came out for an early morning drive through some fun back roads.
Yellow MINIs dominated on the color count this time.
Many of us had our first ever trip to a tatoo parlor. We somehow managed to get through almost every traffic light as a bunch.
Huge thanks to Lori for all the planning, (and happy b-day!!)
A couple of autocross events have just hit the club forum area..
If you can’t make the Indiana Drive, grab your helmet and have some fun!!
High Speed Auto-x, Blackhawk Farms in Rockton Ill
Auto-x Miller Park, Wisconsin
MINIUSA will be organizing a Cross Country Drive called MINI Takes the Sates (MTTS) to celebrate the arrival of the JCW Cooper S GP kit.
Patrick MINI, in conjunction with Chicago MINI Motoring Club – will be conducting a drive from South Holland Oasis near the Illinois-Indiana border (time TBA) to Indy on August 30th to see off the MTTS procession.
Looking for something to do with your MINI? Here are a few ideas:
Auto-X Sunday June 11th: The Tri-State Sports Car Council will be hosting an event in Crete, Il
See Cars at the Cascade Drive In June 9th thru June 15th
British Car Field Day Sunday June 18th: Hook up with the Milwaukee MINIs for this Fathers day event in Sussex, Wisconsin
Cartopia Saturday June 24th: At least one CMMC member will be there, presenting “miniCarchitecture” in Berwyn, Il
Independence Day Parade Tuesday July 4th: Join the Milwaukee MINIs and show off your MINI in a parade in Wauwatosa Wisconsin
Of course, don’t forget our Club events, on Saturday June 24 (details to be announced soon), and the Mad Dogs and Englishman Car show in Kalamazoo Michigan on July 8th and 9th!!
Club member Francis took a roadtrip to Mini-sota to participate in the US version of the London to Brighton run on May 20th.. (the British counterpart was run on May 21st).
Here is his story: