Baseball game interest?

The Joliet stop of MINI Tales Route 66 will end with a Joliet Slammers baseball game on Saturday July 1st.

Checking if there is any interest for Chicago MINI Motoring Club members to join in on the night.

Regular price tickets are $12 but there is a possibility of a discounted price depending on how many people are committed to attend.

Please add a comment if you are interested

HERE is a link to the full event route itinerary

Autobahn Car Show 5/20

WRAPUP: Fantastic weather brought out about a dozen MINIs to the Windy City BMW car show.. We outnumbered the BMW’s in the show this year.

We got a chance to hang around and visit, plus watch the BMW driving school happening at the same time. Additional bonus was a 1/2 hour of lunchtime lapping on the track at moderate speeds.

A fun time was had by all!

Thanks to Windy City BMW for sharing their event with us
Photos by: Steve |

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Wisconsin Drive 4/22

Join us for a drive into Wisconsin to sample some fun roads, ending at Gus’s Drive-in located in East Troy!


We had almost 30 MINs show up to Northshore Sportscars for an adventure drive.. we faced rain, snow flakes, sleet and eventually cool but sunny weather on the way to Gus’s drive in.. We explored a few twisty roads and the rollercoaster Alden road on the longer way up there.

Hue thanks to Michelle at Northshore Sportscars for hosting our starting location and to Mark H. for helping with the Rallista routing.

Pictures by: Steve and Eric and Tom C. |

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Donut 2 Donut Drive 3/19

Come on out for an early season short double donut drive.. Starting in Glenview and ending in Elk Grove Village

WRAPUP: A sunny but chilly morning brought out almost 20 MINIs for an early spring drive. We had several first time attendees, plus there were many children tagging along to sample a couple area donut shops.

We started at Joe Donut in Glenview and then explored a couple twisty roads on the way to the final destination at Krispy Kreme.

A sweet time was had by all!!
Photos by Steve |

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Kart Racing 2/5/2023

WRAPUP: We had 19 participants and a few spectators for our mid-winter kart racing event. A few people were first-timers, but most were experienced veterans of the track. Overall top places went to Mitch, Evgeny, and Lee, and in the first heat a super close family finish with Reese and Matt.
Pictures and video by Steve |

Our Annual indoor kart racing event will be held early February.. The perfect way to beat the winter blahs!
See below for all the details.

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Holiday Party 12/10

After a two year delay, our annual Club holiday party will be on Saturday December 10th in Morton Grove.
This is a great chance to kick back and visit with MINI friends in a nice casual setting.

WRAPUP: A fun gathering of MINI friends.. We ate, we visited, we had raffle prizes and give-aways. A fun time was had by all!

Photos by: Steve and Tom |

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