NEXT EVENT: BRANDS HATCH

25 AUGUST 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: OLLIE PIDGLEY

Ollie is new to the MINI CHALLENGE but is most certainly not new to Racing. At just 20 years old he has a wealth of racing experience which is used to his advantage in the MINI CHALLENGE.

ETHAN PITT INTERVIEW

We interviewed Ethan Pitt during the first round of the Cooper Pro class at Donington Park in April.

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...

2018 DRIVER STANDINGS

POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#10Ant Whorton-Eales525
2#27Nathan Harrison442
3#19Jordan Collard426
4#37Rob Smith423
5#116David Robinson393
6#42Henry Neal312
7#39Lewis Brown276
8#126Luke Reade266
9#0Lawrence Davey261
10#117Jac Maybin251
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#16Alex Nevill465
2#46Andy Godfrey413
3#51Gary Papworth348
4#54Adrian Norman338
5#50Neal Clarke265
6#63Darryl Brown254
7#22Elspeth Rodgers253
8#4Keir McConomy249
9#888Wai Kong Yai69
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#20Kyle Reid459
2#91Robbie Dalgleish390
3#19Jacob Andrews319
4#9Simon Walton307
5#56Richard Newman292
6#85Toby Goodman288
7#47James Goodall225
8#82Lydia Walmsley222
9#36Mark Cornell191
10#12Stuart Mclaren167
POSITIONNO.#DRIVERPOINTS
1#30Will Fairclough415
2#24Rob Austin404
3#444Andy Montgomery341
4#8Kevin Owen305
5#5Chloe Hewitt275
6#90Alan Lee231
7#666Sami Bowler223
8#21Jono Davis205
9#53Andy Langley141
10#53Neil Brown56

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MINI FESTIVAL: Just four days until we return to Brands Hatch for the Brands Hatch Mini Festival. It's going to be a fantastic weekend of MINI racing.

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Under the microscope: MINI CHALLENGE Girls

Under the microscope: MINI CHALLENGE Girls To celebrate Women is Sports week, I thought we would take a look at the Girls who form an integral part of the MINI CHALLENGE. What was originally thought to be a few actually turned out to be many! Jessica Hawkins Jessica’s...

Under the Microscope: George Sutton Racing

George Sutton Racing Under the Microscope What an impact George has had in the opening rounds of the 2017 MINI CHALLENGE. George is currently in 10th place after the 4 opening rounds. With 15th and 9th places at Oulton Park, a DNF and 16th at Rockingham (starting at...

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...

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...