Indoor Kart Racing 1/27

WRAPUP: We had 21 racers attemding this year, down a few due to weather… Several new faces, and many regulars.   Lots of close racing action on the challenging new track layout.  I’m sure everyone was good and tired after 4 heats of racing.  Afterwards we hung out and enjoyed a giant pizza + drinks..  Thanks to our friends at Melrose Park Indoor Grand Prix for taking good care of our club!

Fast lady of the day went to Anne C. at 34.252

Fast guy was Martin M. at 32.134, winner of the Speed Racer helmet

Send links to photos to steve@chicagominiclub.com and I’ll add them here.

Photos by: Steve |

Video by: Gary heat1 | heat2 | heat3 | heat4

January is indoor kart racing time at the Chicago MINI Motoring Club. Come on out for some high speed racing action on a fun track!!

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Holiday Party December 9th

Our anual Club holiday party will be on Sunday December 9th, 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 a  big crowd this year.. Lots of good food, lots of good company, and really great raffle give-a-ways.  A huge thanks to Taylor for hosting our party,  MINIUSA for helping our club out with some fantastic gifts, and also a big thanks to Francis and Paul for helping out!!

Photos by: Steve |

 

When: Sunday December 9th at 1:30pm till about 5:30pm

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Starved Rock November 4th

 

WRAPUP:? A clear and cool fall day brought out 35 MINIs to participate in this years drive..? We had a bunch of new members attending their first drive, and many “old timers” as well.? Lots of fun twisty roads and a not-too-crowded park made for a fantastic MINI day.? Huge thanks to Cathy and Gary for helping with the pre-run route testing!!

Send links of photos to steve@ChicagoMINIClub.com and I’ll add them in here

Photos by: Steve | Brent | Dave |

 

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Wisconsin Overnighter 2012

MINI Parking

WRAPUP:? Another great roadtrip!!? We had 20 MINIs in attendance on a chilly but nice day.? After a late start we headed out to Monroe for lunch.? Their Chili festival was in full force in the town square.? Then we took off on the long?twisty route to New Glarus.? We saw the amazing fall colors, some wild life, animal sculptures, and lots of fun?roads.? We made it to?the New Glarus Brewery in time for a quick tour and?a beer stock-up for those that had extra room in their?trunks.? Huge thanks to Paul and Barbara for all the route planning, and leading and pacing the group!!

Please send links?of photos to steve@chicagominiclub.com , and I will add them here.

Photos by: Steve |??Rus |

Video by: Bruce & Mary |

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