Non Club events

We have a section on the bottom right hand side of this website for Non-Club events that may be of interest to CMMC members.

These generally contain a link to the information about the event.  I had a couple events cross my virtual desktop in the past week or so that do not yet have all the details available on the internet, so they are listed here..

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Champagne British Car Festival


David Fitch, from the Champagne British Car festival has invited our club to participate in their 20th annual in Bloomington Illinois on June 3rd thru the 5th..

Mini and MINI Coopers old and new, are this years featured marques.

Pre-registration is only $15, and if you get your registration in before May 6th, you can send in an image of your car to be included in the official show program along with your name and club affiliation!!

Check out the official website linked below for more information,  registration details and even some cool pictures by and of some of our CMMC club members!

Add a comment below to let us know that you are attending..

Road America 6/23-6/25?

CMMC club member Cliff has been working with several area MINI and BMW clubs to get a special car corral parking area for the Grand Am race at Road America on June 23rd-25th.

The parking area will be near turn 14, and there will even be grills available if you were interested in cooking your own food.

They are also working on a 20% off group ticket buy if there is enough interest.

It is important to get a head count of people planning on attending. Please add a comment to this post, and we’ll hook you up with Cliff.

Wisconsin Drive April 16th


We will be joining forces with the Milwaukee MINIs and other area clubs for a fun group drive on some twisty Wisconsin back roads.  We have moved our traditional early spring drive date back a little bit to Saturday April 16th to hopefully catch a bit of warmer weather.

WRAPUP:  Rain, cold, drizzle, and even a bit of snow..  Not the best of conditions, but we still attracted 25 or so MINIs (and one Honda Del Sol)  from the Chicagoland and Milwaukee areas to cruise some fun back roads.  The wet conditions made the turns a bit more challenging, and a good time was had by all.   We then stopped off for a late lunch at the Bristol 45 Diner.  Huge thanks again to the Milwaukee MINIs for joining us, Pat for the route planning, Cherissa for the lunch coordination, and the Bristol 45 Diner for being able to accommodate our crowd.

Send links to photos to and we will add them here..

Photos by: Steve and Pat |

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BMW Club Schools

The Windy City BMW club has invited members of our club to participate in several of their upcoming schools at their club member rates.  These are incredibly well run events, and you are sure to learn a bunch about how you and your MINI perform at their limits.  Knowlegeable instructors (including some from our club) help make your experience safe and fun.  These classes traditionally fill up very fast so check out the info below and sign up ASAP.

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