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How to buy a used Mini Cooper S

The reborn R53 Mini arrived in 2001 and wooed buyers from the outset with its cute modern-retro looks and BMW-honed mechanicals. The best model of all was the supercharged Mini Cooper S, which arrived a year later to stoke the excitement even more. Just £1750 will buy a 2002-2004 car with 100,000 miles on the…

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The Italian Job is coming to TV

NBC is working on a TV version of iconic heist caper movie The Italian Job. That’s per Deadline, which says that the network has given a script commitment to a new crime drama based on the 1969 Michael Caine classic. The show is being written and produced by Ballers’ Rob Weiss, whose old Entourage co-producer…

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MINI at the 2016 Paris Motor Show

The new MINI John Cooper Works Clubman sees its world premiere at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The latest extreme athlete is also the biggest of its kind in the brand’s model program. Its captivating temperament is combined with excellent showings in the disciplines of space, versatility and suitability for long-distance driving, thereby creating added…

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Event: Castle Combe 2016

The annual show at Castle Combe race circuit is the traditional end to the MINI show season. It’s often a slightly melancholy affair knowing that after this weekend the calendar of events winds down and show cars disappear into hibernation. However, the show remains a firm favourite with many fans as you’re always guaranteed a…

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Event: Oulton Park 2016

Traditionally, the yearly Mini Festival at Oulton Park near Liverpool is bathed in sunshine. Its customary for most fans to return from the event suffering from sunburn and dehydration. However, this year the famous track was attacked all day by fierce winds and sudden showers. This didn’t just make taking pictures or watching races difficult.…

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Event – Brands Hatch 2016

What better place to be on the hottest day of the year so far than at Brands Hatch watching MINI racing? Every year at this historic circuit they roll out the red carpet to MINI clubs over the weekend that the MINI race events reach Brands. The MINI Se7en, MINI Miglia and MINI Challenge each…

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Event – Rockingham 2016

This last weekend saw the second annual MiniWorld Live at Rockingham. The venue is a stunning one; the UK’s only US-style motor speedway. Unfortunately, the organisers of the show didn’t make proper use of the circuit and kept the entirety of the show away from the track. This contrasted with last year when club stands…