General
Basic Autocross Techniques
Created: September 19, 2012
Competitive autocrossing is a great alternative or supplement to track days. In autocross events, yours is the only car on the course while you’re running, so you don’t need to worry about anyone else getting in your way, or worse. Speeds are typically slower than on the track, so if something should go wrong, you are more likely to be able to deal with it than you might on the track.
Keeping safe in a Mini Cooper
Created: October 01, 2010
Under the heading of protecting vital components, you’ve discovered by now that a safety helmet is required for most track days and autocross competitions.
Created: January 24, 2007
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Still A Legend - The Mini Cooper Land Speed Record
Created: November 15, 2006
And now a new record has been established for the Mini in the US - A Land Speed Record at the Bonneville salt flats! The little square econo box Mini was never intended to out of the city yet alone on the salt flats.
Created: November 26, 2004
Phil Wicks Resume
Created: October 05, 2001
For those who have any racing tendencies, I'm going to be dealing with basic preparations that will enable you to compete in any of the many motorsport disciplines and be reasonably competitive - but above all to be mechanically reliable and enjoy yourself.
Vintage Race Mini
Created: March 27, 2000
Setting up any car for racing can be a very daunting task for the inexperienced, and setting up the famous little British shoe box can be even more so. The small size makes it feel like a toy car but the front wheel drive is not very common in race preparation books. The Mini was one of the first mass produced front wheel drive cars and was immediately know for it’s great handling