The Windy City BMW club has again invited the Chicago MINI Motoring Club to participate in their annual Vintagefest event. Come on out to show off your MINI/Mini or come out to see all sorts of cool BMWs and MINIs.
WRAPUP: We only had 5 MINIs on display, but plenty of CMMC club members (and a couple of potential members) stopped by to check out the action. Fantastic weather, and lots of cool cars to check out. Arnie won the MINI class with his classic woody.
Photos by Steve
WRAPUP: Beautiful weather brought out about 25 MINIs for the parade. Several new members and first timers were in attendance. We had a few give-aways for everyone provided by MINIUSA. The MINIs were a big hit with the crowds along the parade route and a fun time was had by all.
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MINIs will be on parade at the Buffalo Grove Parade on Sunday September 3rd!!
We are looking for as many MINIs as we can for a strong showing!!
WRAPUP: Another great MINI on the Mack is in the books. We were a little over 100 cars short of the record 1450, but we had a fun time trying.. The 40 mile parade included an out and back drive on a highway were we saw over 10 miles of MINIs to beep and wave at. The organizers did a great job dealing with the incredible amount of MINIs and keeping things organized and people fed. Looking forward to going back for another attempt.. 4th time is a charm 😉
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Photos by: Steve | Sherri W.
MINI on the Mack is an every two year gathering up in Mackinac Michigan. There is an attempt to break the world record for the largest parade of MINI Coopers on Saturday August 5th, and it is a great chance to hang out with about 1500 of your favorite MINI friends.
Registration is open on the following website: https://www.minionthemack.com/
In addition.. there will be several local caravans departing Friday 8/4 and converging on Mackinac.
WRAPUP: We had 3 MINIs competing and a couple more out to watch. The morning started damp, but everything dried out nicely by the first hour. We had a total of 18 runs on the course (which is a very large number). Jim M. was fastest in his 2012 JCW Coupe in 61.854, Richard H. was second in his 2015 MCS convertible at 68.159, and Steve R. was third in a 2002 Cooper in 71.140
Photos by: Steve and Richard
Happy Birthday CMMC!! July 12th 2003 was the first official event for the Chicago MINI Motoring Club.
Always a club favorite event.. MINIs will be back at Superdawg on a prime time Saturday night!!
We will meet up beforehand for a fun little neighborhood cul de sac drive so we can all arrive en-mass.
WRAPUP: Fantastic weather brought out almost 60 MINIs to Superdawg.. We have about 40 MINIs participate on the twisty neighborhood drive and got to see the front and back of the line cross each other several times. MINIs joined from as far north as Milwaukee, as far west as Aurora, and as far south as Bloomington. Lots of new/first time members plus lots of long-time members. Club shirts were passed out and were very well received. Thanks again to Arnie and Lena for all the route planning, drive leading, and Superdawg logistics for this event!!
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Photos by: Steve and Bob K |