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OULTON PARK – 15th-17th APRIL 2017

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COOPER CUP CHAMPION JOINS JCW

COOPER CUP CHAMPION JOINS JCW

Reigning Scottish MINI Cooper Cup champion Paul Bell will graduate into the MINI CHALLENGE JCW Championship this year with the Aaron Reeve Motorsport team. Bell, 42, conquered the Knockhill-based Scottish championship in his second full season of MINI racing last... read more
SMITH RETURNS IN 2017 AS MINI UK VIP

SMITH RETURNS IN 2017 AS MINI UK VIP

Multiple MINI CHALLENGE race winner Rob Smith returns to Excler8 Motorsport and the MINI UK VIP team for another season in the Evergreen Tyres backed #37 JCW. Having taken to the podium in his first MINI CHALLENGE event in 2013 and followed this up with a win at... read more
JCW RACES GAINS LIVE TV COVERAGE

JCW RACES GAINS LIVE TV COVERAGE

MINI UK’s Nicolas Griebner says the manufacturer’s part in gaining live TV coverage this season will give the MINI CHALLENGE “the complete package.” The CHALLENGE’s flagship JCW Championship will benefit from live and free-to-air TV coverage this year after a new deal... read more

FEATURES

Catching up with: Keith Issatt

Catching up with: Keith Issatt A MINI CHALLENGE regular for over a decade, Keith Issatt recalls why he got started in motor racing, and why he keeps coming back to MINI racing. What got you started in the sport? “My wife bought a basic Cooper for the road and I took...
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MINI CHALLENGE 2016 BRANDS HATCH MINI FESTIVAL

MINI CHALLENGE 2016 BRANDS HATCH MINI FESTIVAL By David Young Sun, more sun, 60 MINIs, the Brands Hatch Indy Circuit and the MINI Challenge returned to Brands. As part of the MSVR MINI Festival, the MINI Challenge played the starring role of the weekend. The pit...
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HENRY NEAL

Will Neal will become the newest member of the Neal racing dynasty to join the MINI CHALLENGE when he lines up on the Cooper Class grid at Donington Park this weekend. Will is the youngest son of three-time British Touring Car champion Matt Neal, and the second member...
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MARK WAKEFIELD

Cooper Class star Mark Wakefield is the latest star to sign up to the MINI CHALLENGE’s burgeoning F56 JCW Class this year. Wakefield shone with three race wins during his second season in the Cooper Class last term, which yielded a third place finish in the...
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CHARLIE BUTLER-HENDERSON

Reigning MINI CHALLENGE champion Charlie Butler-Henderson will return to defend his crown wearing the badge of MINI UK after being named as a brand ambassador. Butler-Henderson took seven race wins on his way to a maiden CHALLENGE title last season when running with...
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JAMES TURKINGTON

The younger brother of two-time British Touring Car champion Colin, will join the MINI CHALLENGE this season. The 22-year-old from Portadown, Northern Ireland, has chosen to make his first full-time foray into racing on the British mainland in one of the...
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2016 DRIVER STANDINGS

POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#16DAVID GRADY623
2#1NATHAN HARRISON614
3#27CHARLIE BUTLER-HENDERSON604
4#79JONO BROWN561
5#39BRETT SMITH558
6#10CHRIS SMITH501
7#37ROB SMITH492
8#19LAWRENCE DAVEY450
9#42HENRY NEAL447
10#18MARK WAKEFIELD374
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#90SCOTT JEFFS675
2#38SCOT ADAM645
3#94TIM PORTER633
4#66STEVE COCKER442
5#24ROB AUSTIN369
6#176CARLITO MIRACCO378
7#118TOBY HOTSTON111
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#11MAX BLADON812
2#17JOSH GOLLIN570
3#6SAM WELLER537
4#117BRAD HUTCHISON488
5#4MICHAEL BAMBER467
6#22WILLIAM NEAL473
7#91OWEN WALTON394
8#96ADRIAN NORMAN367
9#47JAMES GOODALL392
10#9SIMON WALTON270
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#81KEITH ISSATT482
3#121JONATHAN DAVIS457
2#34RICHARD MILLS422
5#5CHLOE HEWITT337
4#23SIMON CLARK307
6#33STU LANE202
7#44AARON REEVE140
8#114SAM HATHAWAY60
9#28MARTYN HATHAWAY54
10#555ANDREW BAILEY0

SOCIAL MEDIA

Scottish MINI Cooper Cup reigning Champion Paul Bell with Paul Bell Racing and AReeve MotorSport join the CHALLENGE. Full story...

www.minichallenge.co.uk/2017/03/20/cooper-cup-champion-joins-jcw/
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Scottish MINI Cooper Cup reigning Champion Paul Bell with Paul Bell Racing and AReeve MotorSport join the CHALLENGE. Full story...

http://www.minichallenge.co.uk/2017/03/20/cooper-cup-champion-joins-jcw/

MINI CHALLENGE UK added 8 new photos.

James Goodall will be back for 2017 in the Cooper Pro Class with Team Swanflight.com, so with Simon Walton and son Owen Walton also confirmed, the team should be taking off this season.
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James Goodall will be back for 2017 in the Cooper Pro Class with Team Swanflight.com, so with  Simon Walton and son Owen Walton also confirmed, the team should be taking off this season.

MINI CHALLENGE UK added 16 new photos.

What winning in the MINI CHALLENGE feels like!

Simon Walton and his son Owen Walton back for 2017 in the Cooper Pro Class with Rob Sims Racing & Swanflight.com
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What winning in the MINI CHALLENGE feels like!

Simon Walton and his son Owen Walton back for 2017 in the Cooper Pro Class with Rob Sims Racing & Swanflight.com

MINI CHALLENGE UK shared Rob Smith Motorsport's Oulton Park Visorcam.

Rob Smith Motorsport
Want to see what the new 2017 spec MINI CHALLENGE JCW is like from a drivers eye view...

Take a look at Rob Smith testing at Oulton Park with Evergreen Tyres.
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Ever wondered what it would be like to get behind the wheel for a hot lap in a MINI CHALLENGE UK JCW? Ride onboard from a driver's point of view and experience Oulton Park for yourself.

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Helen Grangerbrilliant I was a lot slower when I did MINI UKS TRACKDAY for the new JCW 🙂 made me realise what skills you all have

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John Murray-HawkinsReminds me of many hours perfecting my technique on the old Toca games.......superb....just love it.

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Steve GillDave Gillwould you like to sponsor me and buy me one?:D xxx

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Adam MillsThis would make such a good rallycross car.

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Dan DawkinsOne day...

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Adam LeeGary Gilbertson this was on Saturday

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 9 new photos.

Mark Wakefield Motorsport showed real promise last season and with a change of team for 2017 he is hoping to fight for race wins.

For the full story, take a look at our website.

www.minichallenge.co.uk/2017/03/02/wakefield-joins-excelr8-2017/
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Mark Wakefield Motorsport showed real promise last season and with a change of team for 2017 he is hoping to fight for race wins. 

For the full story, take a look at our website.

http://www.minichallenge.co.uk/2017/03/02/wakefield-joins-excelr8-2017/

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 15 new photos.

Father and son team Calum King and Steve King will be back for 2017 with ES Motorsport, but will they be as close as they were last season? Hopefully not as close as they were at Brands Hatch!
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Father and son team Calum King and Steve King will be back for 2017 with ES Motorsport, but will they be as close as they were last season? Hopefully not as close as they were at Brands Hatch!

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Allison HarperWill hopefully get to cheer you both on at some point 👍😊

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Cammy MorrisGo for it lads.

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@Schmee150 testing in preparation for the MINI CHALLENGE later this season. See how he got on...

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Time to get back behind the wheel of a race car and specifically the MINI Challenge car. I'm going to be taking part in the one-make series at both Rockingha...