motoring|underground  
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Blog

Checkered Flag Track-related discussion, including both racing and high-performance driving events.

Go Back   motoring|underground > The Pits > Checkered Flag
Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 01-25-2006, 04:36 PM
hollis3's Avatar
hollis3 hollis3 is offline
μ
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: encinitas
Posts: 11,127
Send a message via AIM to hollis3
Default Official MINI Challenge

Well this years MINI Challenges are beginning. I just hope the US will begin to catch up and have some competition for the rest of the world.

First MINI Challenge race for 2006 to be held in BIC

Quote:
Euro Motors, the exclusive importer for BMW Group cars and motorcycles in Bahrain, will hold the first MINI Challenge races of 2006 this weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC). This weekends activities will commence on with the MINI Challenge pre-race qualifier followed by the main MINI Challenge race to be held on Friday.
http://www.strategiy.com/inews.asp?id=20060125044500
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-26-2006, 11:30 PM
hollis3's Avatar
hollis3 hollis3 is offline
μ
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: encinitas
Posts: 11,127
Send a message via AIM to hollis3
Default

Quote:
Salahuddin grabs pole
SALAH Salahuddin claimed pole position in yesterday's qualifying for the ninth and 10th rounds of the National Mini-Cooper Challenge set for today at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.

The challenge is sponsored by Euro Motors, the exclusive importers of BMW cars and motorcycles.

Salahuddin completed 15 laps of the circuit with a best lap time of one minute 45.061 seconds, ahead of Stephen Kellogg (1:45.435 and Michael Spahn.

Top Bahraini driver Talal Al Ghaith (1:49:399) completed four laps before retiring due to technical difficulties and was classified seventh.


http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story...&IssueID=28313
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-27-2006, 01:33 AM
Rally's Avatar
Rally Rally is offline
μ
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Newport Beach, Calif.
Posts: 32,222
Send a message via AIM to Rally
Default

Good to see that the real thing finally made it to our continent :biggthump ...i hope it really takes off
__________________
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-28-2006, 01:30 AM
hollis3's Avatar
hollis3 hollis3 is offline
μ
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: encinitas
Posts: 11,127
Send a message via AIM to hollis3
Default

Quote:
Salahuddin races to victory
SALAH Salahuddin won the fifth round of the Mini Cooper Challenge of the National Race Series winning both the races yesterday at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

Salahuddin, who started on pole in both races, won the first race in 26 minutes and 24.317 seconds and the second in 26 minutes and 20.046 seconds.

Talal Al Ghaith and Ali Al Kobaisi were second and third places respectively in both the races.

http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story...&IssueID=28314
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-19-2006, 06:15 PM
Siddhartha's Avatar
Siddhartha Siddhartha is offline
Y Rated - 186 mph
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Reno
Posts: 2,161
Default 2006 Inaugural North American MINI Cooper Race Series Kicks Off in Vegas

MINI USA and Phil Wicks present the NA MINI Cooper Race Series, opening round in conjuction with A MINI Vacation in Vegas on Saturday, March 25th. Top Series winner gets to compete in the UK against the best of the Euros. More info here:

http://www.minidriving.com/page.asp?PageID=7
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-19-2006, 08:46 PM
Crashton's Avatar
Crashton Crashton is offline
Y Rated - 186 mph
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Hooterville Ohio USA
Posts: 112
Default

I just may have to drive down to Summit Point & watch the race. That's the only one that's close enough to be doable for me.

Chuck
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


CURRENT MOON

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:00 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
2005 motoring|underground, all rights reserved.