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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Road Warrior Rock Run 11/19

WRAPUP: Fun season ending drive!! Super cold weather held a few people back, but we had 25 MINIs cruising the back roads to Starved Rock State park, only held up by a couple of BMWs thru the twistiest bits.

Huge thanks to Hanna and Bill Jacobs MINI for hosting the starting location and providing some goodie bags and treats, to Mark H. for setting up the Rallista phone app route, and to Anthony N. for pre-driving the route!!

Photos by: Steve |

Our annual end of season drive to Starved Rock will be on Saturday November 19th.
This event was renamed the Road Warrior Rock Run in 2016 to honor longtime club and board member Conrad Alexander.
UPDATE: In addition to paper route sheets, we will also be optionally using the rallista phone app for the turn by turn driving instructions.

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Carpool Cinema at MINI of Glencoe 11/05

WRAPUP: A really fun evening!! Pizza, Hot dogs, snacks, a raffle, cool mugs and a big screen showing of the Italian Job.

Huge thanks to MINI of Glencoe North Shore for putting together a fantastic night to enjoy with MINI friends!
Photos by: Steve |

UPDATE: 10/12/2022: Registration is now open for the Carpool Cinema!! Check below for the details

Please join MINI of Glencoe and Chicago MINI Motoring Club for a “Carpool Cinema” at MINI of Glencoe. Enjoy the movie from the comfort of your car on a large screen!

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