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  • RIP Timo Mäkinen 1928-2017

    RIP Timo Mäkinen 1928-2017

    8th June 2017

    The giant’s shoulders – Timo Mäkinen 1928-2017 Words: Monty Watkins. Farewell to BMC’s brave Achilles. Young Timo Mäkinen, like many young warriors, had a paper round. This involved driving the then new Morris Mini-Minor 200km every night, on frozen dirt…

  • IMM Ireland update

    IMM Ireland update

    15th February 2017

    Since Irish Mini Owners Club secured the fantastic new venue of Westport House in County Mayo for the 2017 International Mini Meet, which takes place 25-29 May, the club has been busy arranging much fun and frivolity for Mini owners.…

  • Ended: Win 1 of 2 Kent Cams camshaft kits

    Ended: Win 1 of 2 Kent Cams camshaft kits

    15th February 2017

    MiniWorld is giving away two performance camshaft kits worth around £250 each, courtesy of Kent Cams. Choosing which type of camshaft to use should be one of the first decisions you make when putting together an engine specification as it…

  • Mighty Mini team fundraising for Brain Tumour Charity

    Mighty Mini team fundraising for Brain Tumour Charity

    20th January 2017

    Mighty Against Brain Tumours is a three-Mini team planning to compete in the BARC Mighty Mini Championship. The team is looking for sponsorship to raise awareness and funds for The Brain Tumour Charity. One Mini will be entered into the…

  • Change of venue for Irish IMM

    Change of venue for Irish IMM

    23rd December 2016

    At the end of November Irish Mini Owners Club announced on Facebook that the 2017 IMM will no longer be held in Piltown and will instead take place in the grounds of Westport House in County Mayo. The dates will…

  • International Mini Film Festival

    International Mini Film Festival

    24th November 2016

    The International Mini Film Festival continues to grow in poularity with an impressive total of seven countries represented in the 2016 Festival. The entries were shown on the big screen and judged at Mini 57 in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA in…

  • SMOC’s 30th celebrations

    SMOC’s 30th celebrations

    28th October 2016

    Southern Mini Owners Club (SMOC) celebrated its 30th anniversary year in 2016 by raising funds for charity at various Mini events. Club members chose certain charities that were close to their hearts and they have made several large, generous donations…

  • Stars In Their Cars TV show

    Stars In Their Cars TV show

    1st October 2016

    Paddy McGuinness is to host a TV series entitled Stars In Their Cars. He will take celebrity guests including Jodie Kidd, Phil Tuffnell, Neil Morrissey, John Prescott, Patsy Kensit and Ross Noble on a nostalgic drive down memory lane, reuniting…

  • New Zealand record breakers

    New Zealand record breakers

    1st September 2016

    Congratulations to Mini land speed record team from New Zealand, Project 64, which has set two world speed records during Speed Week 2016 (13-19 August) on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA. The team returned to Utah in August…