We will be taking a spring Wisconsin drive on Saturday April 20th.. WRAPUP: a beautiful Spring day brought out about 17 MINIs from Chicagoland and another 17 from Wisconsin. We looped thru about 60 miles of fun Wisconsin roads and then stopped at the iconic Brat Stop for a delicious lunch. Huge thanks to Renee and Adam for helping pre-drive the course and assist in the route planning!!
Begin the Motoring season by taking a drive out to the Indiana Dunes area for a meetup with the Northwest Indiana MINIacs club!!
WRAPUP: First driving event of the season is in the books.. We had a visit and tour of the Car Collectors Garage,. then about a dozen MINIs caravaned out to the the Indiana Dunes visitors center and joined up with another dozen Indiana MINIs.. We even had a visit with Ziggy the big-azz Bunny. Thanks to Matt from the Indiana MINIacs for organizing the meetup!! Photos by: Steve |
Come on out to Chicagoland Raceway for a day of Slot Car Racing and hanging out with MINI friends on Sunday February 24th!!
WRAPUP: We had a dozen racers and several spectators out for a really fun event.. Two groups of six competed in an 8 race series running a race in each of the different lanes to even out any differences in cars or lane position. The top two in each head went on to a shorter final series. First and second heat winners were Ken and Brent. The overall combined winners went to next-gen CMMC members.. Payton with the win and Cole with a close second place.
WRAPUP: We had a smaller than usual crowd of 13 due to the cold weather, but the racing was intense. A tight battle in one heat between Sylvia, Allie, and Peter had everyone on their feet till the final lap. Martin took fast time and first place overall, followed by Steve and Kirk.
UPDATE 1/2/2019: We are adding a Juniors race on the smaller track for kids.. see below for costs/restrictions
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.