NEXT EVENT: DONINGTON

22 – 23 SEPTEMBER 2018

LATEST NEWS

INFORMATION

Download the 2018 MINI CHALLENGE Brochure.

View the JCW 2018 Class Calendar

View the 2018 Cooper Am, Pro & Cooper S Calendar

FEATURED DRIVERS

CATCHING UP WITH: TOBY GOODMAN

We interviewed Toby Goodman, who is new to the MINI CHALLENGE this season. We sat down with him at the first round at Donington to find out about his background and thoughts on the season ahead.

CATCHING UP WITH: ELSPETH RODGERS

We sat down with Elspeth Rodgers as she begins her first season in the MINI CHALLENGE to find out more about her and her thoughts on the season ahead.

CATCHING UP WITH: CALUM KING

Scotsman Callum King will switch to Eurotech Racing for his third season in the MINI CHALLENGE JCW Class this year. King has gradually gained in pace across his first two JCW campaigns, and last year scored finishes inside the top 10 despite a difficult season with mechanical issues and being forced to skip rounds due to unforeseen circumstan

CATCHING UP WITH: ANDY MONTGOMERY

Andy – an IT Project Manager from Yorkshire – is continuing into his second season in the MINI CHALLENGE Cooper S class with the Mad4MINI Motorsport team this year. Last season was successful, finishing third in class with his R53 MINI.

CATCHING UP WITH: GEORGE SUTTON

George Sutton is returning to MINI CHALLENGE in 2018 after a successful first season in the JCW Class, finishing 8th in the championship amongst some very experienced and talented drivers.

CATCHING UP WITH: ANDY GODFREY

We caught up with Cooper Am driver, Andy Godfrey as he gives us his thoughts on the 2017 season and the MINI CHALLENGE.

Catching up with: Stuart Gibbs

Catching up with Stuart Gibbs, Stuart starting racing in the MINI CHALLENGE in 2017 with a JCW prepared and run by ExcelR8. Stuart is just 47 years old and lives in Weston Super Mare and has been married twice. Stuart served in the Army for 14 years and has been...

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 good results. Previously...

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...

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...

2018 DRIVER STANDINGS

POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#10Ant Whorton-Eales693
2#27Nathan Harrison583
3#19Jordan Collard538
4#37Rob Smith496
5#42Henry Neal441
6#116David Robinson393
7#39Lewis Brown343
8#0Lawrence Davey338
9#117Jac Maybin333
10#126Luke Reade325
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#16Alex Nevill722
2#46Andy Godfrey687
3#51Gary Papworth586
4#54Adrian Norman531
5#4Keir McConomy429
6#50Neal Clarke422
7#63Darryl Brown391
8#22Elspeth Rodgers279
9#888Wai Kong Yai69
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#20Kyle Reid721
2#91Robbie Dalgleish630
3#56Richard Newman510
4#85Toby Goodman498
5#19Jacob Andrews498
6#9Simon Walton468
7#47James Goodall380
8#36Mark Cornell351
9#82Lydia Walmsley334
10#0Charlie Cooper240
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#30Will Fairclough682
2#24Rob Austin641
3#444Andy Montgomery483
4#5Chloe Hewitt460
5#21Jono Davis432
6#8Kevin Owen419
7#666Sami Bowler356
8#90Alan Lee318
9#53Andy Langley221
10#53Neil Brown89

SOCIAL MEDIA

RACE WEEKEND: Just 5 days until the MINI CHALLENGE UK JCW Champion will be decided at Donington Park. Ant Whorton-Eales is currently leading the championship with a strong lead ahead of Nathan Harrison.

TICKETS: doningtonpark.msv.com/DP-18-BGT-F3
TIMETABLE: msvstatic.com/documents/Brit%20GTF3%20DP.pdf
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RACE WEEKEND: Just 5 days until the MINI CHALLENGE UK JCW Champion will be decided at Donington Park. Ant Whorton-Eales is currently leading the championship with a strong lead ahead of Nathan Harrison.
TICKETS: https://doningtonpark.msv.com/DP-18-BGT-F3
TIMETABLE: https://msvstatic.com/documents/Brit%20GTF3%20DP.pdf

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MINI CHALLENGE UK

WATCH: Emma Walsh talks about her race experience at Brands Hatch in the MINI CHALLENGEEPISODE 3 of "Road To Race" with MINI RACE WEEKEND! Thank you to everyone involved over and over again!! www.excelr8motorsport.com www.instag... ... See MoreSee Less

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