NEXT JCW EVENT:

SNETTERTON – 27th-28th MAY 2017

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SNETTERTON RACE 3 REPORT

SNETTERTON RACE 3 REPORT

Brett Smith became the first double winner of the MINI CHALLENGE season by taking a dominant victory in the third outing at Snetterton, as yet more of his championship rivals suffered setbacks in Norfolk. Brett completed his double to assume the championship lead... read more
SNETTERTON RACE 2 REPORT

SNETTERTON RACE 2 REPORT

Brett Smith kept the unprecedented run of different race winners going by becoming the sixth different driver to top the podium in the opening six races this year – and his chances of landing this year’s title received a boost as leader Reece Barr suffered heartbreak... read more
SNETTERTON RACE 1 REPORT

SNETTERTON RACE 1 REPORT

Jeff Smith secured his first MINI CHALLENGE victory of the season to make it five different winners from the first five races after a thrilling first outing at Snetterton. The British Touring Car Championship regular soaked up intense pressure from championship leader... read more

FEATURED DRIVERS

Catching up with: Jono Davis

Catching up with: Jono Davis   Age: 21                     From:  Market Deeping, Peterborough. Jono starting racing in the MINI CHALLENGE in 2016 with an R53 prepared by AReeve Motorsport. Doing a full season to get a taster of racing MINIs, and producing some...
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Catching up with: Calum King

Catching up with: Calum King   Age: 25            From: Aberdeen The King family have become MINI CHALLENGE regulars across the last two seasons, running with the ES Motorsport team. Youngest member, Calum, joined the championship from Scottish club racing, and...
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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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Catching up with: 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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Catching up with: 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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Catching up with: 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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Catching up with: 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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DRIVER STANDINGS

POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#88REECE BARR166
2#11MAX BLADON165
3#15CHARLIE BUTLER-HENDERSON164
4#39BRETT SMITH154
5#18MARK WAKEFIELD134
6#1DAVID GRADY133
7#37ROB SMITH119
8#29STUART GOUGH101
9#17BRAD HUTCHINSON101
10#61JAMES TURKINGTON86
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
112Stuart Mclaren168
278Chris Middleton127
354Adrian Norman121
450Neal Clarke111
546Andy Godfrey98
610Paul Townsend96
7217Dale Jamieson0
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
131Jessica Hawkins146
256Richard Newman121
39Simon Walton112
491Owen Walton110
56Sam Weller92
647James Goodall88
798Darren Chatt84
8888Matt Hammond84
936Mark Cornell82
1049Martin Poole67
POSITIONNo.#DRIVERPOINTS
194Scot Adam146
2121Jono Davis140
377Ben Dimmack130
424Rob Austin102
526Andy Montgomery96
6606Tim Bill92
75Chloe Hewitt86
88Kevin Owen78
9111Neil Ginley72
1053Andrew Tsang71

SOCIAL MEDIA

MINI CHALLENGE UK added 13 new photos — with Max Bladon and Henry Neal.

Some great racing to end the weekend. P1 Brett Smith, P2 Mark Wakefield, P3 Rob Smith
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Some great racing to end the weekend. P1 Brett Smith, P2 Mark Wakefield, P3 Rob Smith

MINI CHALLENGE UK was live.

MINI CHALLENGE UK: BRITISH GT 2017 - ROUND 7 - SNETTERTON - LIVE
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Carmelo Cultreraasfalto che ha fatto ridere piangere gioire....ma sempre concretizzando "un sogno chiamato Automobilismo sportivo.... Storia" 🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹🇮🇹

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Lee PalmerGreat drive Rob Smith #37 to get up to 3rd and pushing for 2nd.

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Wendy WallaceWell done, Brad Hutchison- starting 27th and working up to 13th!

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Keara CallaghanWell done Reece Barr great effort through a tough day😃❤️ 👍

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Karri Leigh HenkeWhat a fight!!!

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David BukyBrill end to the race

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Laura B AdamsDaniel....you need your steering wheel on the right!

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Darren FordWell done rob smith this is yours 🏁🏁

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Simon Fullonminis WattonFlying MINIS lol

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Marta Elizabeth BanksWell done Mark xx

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Darren FordGood luck Rob smith

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Darren CareyGo on 51

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Curtis SaundersSlowest race in history

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Emma EdwardsWell done mark x

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David MiltonThe best cars

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Simon RackhamCbh??

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Simon RackhamWhat's going on with ch ???

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Simon HookerBrett smashing it

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Mark SergeantGreat race James turkington 👍

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Ryan HarrisonWell done Mark! 👍🏼

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Steve GuinnessGood effort Max

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Ian RankinHow's Jeff's' doing

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Roy WilsonWell Dunn Mark Wakefield

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Ben PowerCome on Dean 🇬🇧

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Jeff Grayshon😬👍

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 14 new photos.

We're about to go racing for the final race of the weekend. Watch the action live on our Facebook page.
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Were about to go racing for the final race of the weekend. Watch the action live on our Facebook page.

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Kev LowsonVBH god I love that girl go get em

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Tim Butler-hendersonGood racing !

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 9 new photos.

Getting ready for the last JCW race of the weekend. The race starts at 5:15pm and is live here on Facebook.
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Getting ready for the last JCW race of the weekend. The race starts at 5:15pm and is live here on Facebook.

MINI CHALLENGE UK added 6 new photos.

JCW race 2 results. P1 Brett Smith, P2 Jeff Smith, P3 David Grady
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JCW race 2 results. P1 Brett Smith, P2 Jeff Smith, P3 David Grady

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MINI CHALLENGE UK was live.

MINI CHALLENGE UK: BRITISH GT 2017 - ROUND 6 - SNETTERTON - LIVE
LIVE - MINI CHALLENGE UK: Round 6 - Snetterton
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MINI CHALLENGE UKMissing you Joni

21 hours ago
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Nick BoonWhy do the commentators seem incapable of knowing whose who!

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Josh HarperSat at the track watching this live at the same time! #nextlevel

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Martyn Sean ParrottI don't know I turned it on and wills car was at pit exit

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Craig Smithah man wounder. at Silverstone now watching tintops spying

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Danielle Marie GordonWill 😢

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Vaios Liakos@skoupras

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Mark YoungCome on Henry 👍👍

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Adam PlattCome on Wacker #18

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Martyn Sean ParrottDuzza is it hen or will?

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Ange HarperCome on George 444

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Richard BromleyIn car cameras are great.

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Jason BurgessGood racing

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Uwe WolfHe i,m here

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Louis DoyleCome on max!

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Louis DoyleAnd mo

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Louis DoyleAnd mark

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Louis DoyleAnd max

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Louis DoyleGeorge lad!

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Martyn Sean ParrottCraigo

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Jonny ForsytheTom i think this is it

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Andy PooleEurotech 1-2

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Lavern BonusGood luck to staff team 👍🏽👍🏽

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Keara CallaghanReece Barr #88 👍🏁🏎💨

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Craig Smithwhat's happening?

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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 22 new photos — with Scott Jeffs.

We're getting ready for the 2nd JCW race of the weekend. Race begins at 12:55 live on Facebook and Front Runner 2 - which is now available on Sky 468 and Freesat 250
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Were getting ready for the 2nd JCW race of the weekend. Race begins at 12:55 live on Facebook and Front Runner 2 - which is now available on Sky 468 and Freesat 250

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Steven Lackenbynot according to my tv guide.

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Good morning from a very warm and sunny Snetterton circuit. We're getting ready for two action packed races here today. Race 2 begins at 12:55pm and race 3 is at 5:15pm.
Watch the action live here on Facebook or on Front Runner 2 - on Sky 468 and Freesat 250
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MINI CHALLENGE UK added 40 new photos to the album MINI CHALLENGE Qualifying.

A few photo's from yesterday's action in the JCW Class which resulted in heavy rain and sun all in one day.
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A few photos from yesterdays action in the JCW Class which resulted in heavy rain and sun all in one day.

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Nat ThurstonAny on today? We broke Down o the way to mini festival 🙁 and my 5 year old keeps asking for mini racing

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Lee WilliamsIs it being televised?

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FEATURED TEAMS

Under the Microscope: OX4 Racing

OX4 Racing Under the Microscope OX4 Racing are one of the “smaller” teams in the MINI CHALLENGE paddock.  But why OX4? Well that’s the post code of the MINI Plant in Oxford where the MINI is built and where all the team work during the week. Of course, they all have a...
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Under the Microscope: MINI UK VIP Team

The MINI UK VIP Team under the Microscope The MINI UK VIP team run 4 cars in the MINI CHALLENGE UK race series including MINI UKs guest drivers. They have the responsibility of ensuring that the drivers and cars that they run are the best in class. An superb example...
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