Knauz Cruise Night 7/18


Knauz MINI has invited members of the Chicago MINI Motoring Club to participate in their 2014 Cruise Night on Friday July 18th.  This is for older cars, but they will also provide a MINI Cooper area for our cars to gather and enjoy!!

pre-registration is required..  See details below for information

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June Drive 6/22

WRAPUP:  Great weather and a great drive!!  We had a large turnout of almost 30 MINIs of all colors and styles.. We had quite a few first timers who I suspect will be back for more drives.  We took a fun and twisty route up around Lake Geneva and back.  Huge thanks to Chris for all the route planning and and for taking the lead driving position on the route!!

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Photos by: Steve (and Allie E.) | Eric T |


June 22nd will be a drive from the western suburbs, running thru some fun back roads including a loop around Lake Geneva and back.

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Midwest area events


Here are a just couple area events that CMMC members will be participating in this year..
Use this space to add a comment to let people know you are attending, and perhaps you can arrange a meetup or group drive to get there..

Driving the Dixie  June 21st Moraine Valley Collage in Blue Island

Can-Am MINI Challenge    June 26th-29th Mid Ohio Sports Car course, Lexington Ohio

Hi, this is Arnie Press VP-CMMC. Lena and I and several friends as well as racers will be attending the Can-Am MINI Challenge at Mid Ohio 6/26-29. It should be one of the best Mini races in the country perhaps ever. Imagine 50+ Classic Mini’s racing on 3 wheels through almost every corner. I have attended other Mini/MINI races and found them to be very exciting and lots of fun. They are offering us FREE Club Parking and the price of admission is dirt cheap. We will be there Fri-Sunday. If you are from another Mini club or haven’t joined, you are still more than welcome to park with us and hang out. (M.I.N.I. Milw Mini’s etc…) JOIN THE FUN!Anyone who is interested or going please let me know so we can have club reserved parking and meet up..

Keweenaw MINI Rendezvous August 14th-17th Houghton, MI

Spring Drive 2014

Spring Drive

The 2014 edition of our Spring Drive will be on Sunday April 27th.  Come on out to the the official start of the MINI driving season.

WRAPUP: we had over 50 MINIs attending from CMMC, MilwaukeeMINIs and Minis In Northern Illinois clubs.  It was a very chilly spring day, but the predicted rain held off for the drive.  We also had many new people out for their first club drive.  A very fun ride thru Wisconsin backroads, ending with a stop at the famous Brat Stop.

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Photos by: Eric E. and Steve |

We’ll be joining forces with the MilwaukeeMINIs club and enjoying a fun drive thru Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, ending with a late lunch in Kenosha.

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