WRAPUP: A cold and rainy day brought a smaller than expected crowd. There were only a few MINIs on display and a couple CMMC spectators, but a good assortment of BMWs braved the bad weather. We got a cool tour of the ZF transmission facility, and CMMC members won some great raffle prizes.. Congrats to David L for winning the MINI division, and to Jim M for taking 2 BMW classes!
The Windy City BMW club has invited the Chicago MINI Motoring Club to attend and participate in their annual Vintagefest event.
Come check out cool BMWs and MINIs, both old and new.
Mini Mania Crosses America – We want to see YOU!
We are excited to announce that Don Racine, owner and founder of Mini Mania, will be traveling across the US towing his infamous 1960 Mini to take part in three exciting races: Glenora Wine Cellars US Vintage Grand Prix in Watkins Glen, NY, the Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT and the Vintage Grand Prix Au Grattan XXVII in Grattan, MI. The Mini is the featured marque at the 2013 Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival and Mini Mania is pleased to represent the marque in a single piece of Mini history. Don acquired the Mini in 2009 from racing champion John Unsbee.
Here is more information about each race: