Author: Newland

45th Annual Mini Meet West 2018 in The Columbia River Gorge

Join Oregon Mini Society as we host Mini Meet West 2018 in The Columbia River Gorge. Mini Meet West is the largest and longest-running annual gathering of fans of the classic Mini in North America. All classic Minis and enthusiast are encouraged to attend (including variants such as Mini-based Wolseley, Rileys, Innocenti, ADO16 and variants derived from the classic Mini ) and the modern BMW MINI that is currently in production. A group of West Coast clubs held the first U.S. Mini Meet in Reno, Nevada back in 1973. There were 43 paid registrations at the first meet. Eventually,...

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SCCA – 2016 Friday Night Rallys

SCCA – 2016 Friday Night Rallys Starting – Fri, March 4, 6pm – 9pm 13631 SE Johnson Rd, Portland, OR 97222 Cascade Sports Car Club TSD (Time-Speed-Distance) road rally events are open to the general public in a variety of competition classes from Novice to Expert. Special emphasis is placed on giving Novice entrants an opportunity to get comfortable with rallying by providing a more simple set of instructions. After a few events, most are ready to try the more advanced instructions. All Friday Nighter events start at Milwaukie Lowe’s parking lot, 13631 SE Johnson Rd in  Milwaukie, Oregon (Directly off I-205 Exit 13 on Hwy 224 (West)/Milwaukie. Expressway, near the old K-mart.) Friday Night Registration opens at 6:00 pm. with First Car Out at 7:01 pm. Cost is $20 per car for members and $25 or non-members. Event driving time is about two to three hours.  Rally teams consist of a driver and a navigator. If it’s your first rally, plan on arriving at the start early. Bring a watch, a clip board, a flashlight and something to write with. Most importantly -be prepared for an interesting evening in the country. For more information, contact: Rally@cascadesportscarclub.org FRIDAY NIGHTER DATES March 4 April 1 May 6 June 10 July 1 August 5 September 9 Mountains to the Sea  August 6, 2016 CSCC Road Rally...

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West Coast Classic Mini Clubs

These West Coast Mini Clubs are the heart of Mini Meet West – MMW. All of these local Mini Clubs have been involved one way or another with producing MMW going back to the first Mini Meet back in 1973.  We encourage you to check out the individual websites and Facebook page of each club and say hello. Arizona Mini Owners    Website Mini Owners of America – Los Angeles AKA: MOALA    Website    Facebook Mini Owners of America – San Francisco AKA: MOASF   Website    Facebook Seattle Area Minis Owners AKA; SAMOA    Website    Facebook Shasta Minis    Facebook Vancouver Mini Club    Website    Facebook Victoria Minis Car Club    Website   ...

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43th Annual Mini Meet West

Mini Meet West 2016 – San Diego, California Mini Meet West is an annual gathering of fans of the classic Mini manufactured from 1959 to 2000 (including variants such as Mini-based Wolseley / Rileys, Innocenti / AUTHI, etc.) and the modern BMW MINI that is currently in production. A group of West Coast clubs held the first U.S. Mini Meet in Reno, Nevada back in 1973. There were 43 paid registrations at the first meet. Eventually, the Meet became known as the 1st Mini Meet West after the start up of the Mini Meet East events in 1975. Mini Meet West 2016 is hosted by the Mini Owners of America Los Angeles, MOALA. and their venue is Crowne Plaza San Diego located close to Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcalá, the first Franciscan mission in the Las Californias Province of the Vice royalty of New Spain. The dates are June 6th-9th, 2016. Many participants will want to come early and / or stay an extra day or more to enjoy the many recreational opportunities available in the area. Meet events include a car show (“Shine & Show”), autocross, funkhana, tour / rallye and an awards banquet. For more info about this event visit www.minimeetwest2016.com or their Facebook page. Members of Oregon Mini Society will be planning a caravan southbound via the Pacific Coast Highway and will be meeting up...

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2016 Monthly Club Meeting Information

The Oregon Mini Society Monthly Club Meetings are held every Second Sunday at 7PM. The January, March, April and June Monthly Club Meeting will be held at the The Old Spaghetti Factory at the Clackamas Promenade this restaurant is located at 12725 Southeast 93rd Avenue, Clackamas, Oregon. This family-friendly chain eatery featuring traditional Italian entrees amid turn-of-the-century decor. Good pasta, Good people, Good beer & Good cars. Eat, meet, drink and ogle!! Pop on by and see what all the fuss is about. For the most accurate information about the club meeting visit the club...

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