Kart Racing January 29th


January is Kart Racing season for the Chicago MINI Motoring Club.  To satisfy our winter time need for speed,  we will again be racing at K1 Speed in Buffalo Grove with their electric karts in a 3 race Grand Prix series.

WRAPUP:  Thrills, chills, and spills..  We had about 25 people participating in some mid-winter karting action.  A warmup race, a qualifying race, and then a final event.  A couple of the finals had a bit of “rubbing”, but a fun time was had by all.  Congrats to the 3 final race winners..  Matt K. , and Jim M. and a big thanks to Kathy and Scott S. for donating tickets to Zanies Comedy Club as an extra prize for the leaders!

Send links or photos to steve@chicagominiclub.com and I will link them up here.

Photos by: Steve |


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Holiday Party December 3rd

Our annual Club holiday party will be on Saturday December 3rd, and will again be hosted at club member Taylor’s  house in Deerfield.

This is a great chance to kick back and visit with MINI friends in a nice casual setting.

WRAPUP: We had about 25 people for an afternoon of casual conversation and good food.  Special thanks to Taylor for hosting the event, and to MINIUSA for providing fun raffle prizes!!

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The Road Warrior Rock Run 11/6


WRAPUP:  Spectacular fall weather brought out over 50 MINIs  for our drive..  Bill Jacobs MINI provided some great morning snacks.  We presented drive magnets to honor Conrad.  After exploring some twisty roads, we arrived to a very crowded Starved Rock State park.  Thanks again to Bill Jacobs MINI!!

Send links of todays drive to steve@chicagominiclub.com

Photos by:  Steve |

NOTE: We have renamed this event from now forward to The Road Warrior Rock Run in honor of Conrad Alexander.

Fall is the time for our annual drive out to Starved Rock State park!!  This is our last driving event of the season and always a club favorite.

Bill Jacobs MINI has offered to host our starting location, and will be providing some light eats to start the day out in style!

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