EVENT CALENDAR

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2021

 

Please Note: Due to the current NSW Government required covid lockdown, ALL events are postponed or cancelled until at least Friday 30th July.

 

Minis DownUnder 2021 is again on the move.

New Date Sunday 21st November 2021

Before attending any event please refer to this website or our Facebook page for updates on meetings in 2021 as locations and times may change due to the changes to Covid restrictions.

For daily updates on Covid restrictions around NSW please refer to: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rul


Sunday 8th August 2021

Click on the below link for entry information to

State Supersprint R5

Cancelled for 2021


 

Tuesday 27th July to Saturday 31st July

Mini Monte Touring Assembly

 

Event Cancelled until 2022

 

Organised by Glenn Dorrenboom.

Will be run over 5 days, starting at Sydney Motorsport Park and finish at Rosehill Gardens, in conjunction with the setting up of Minis DownUnder.

“Skill tests” (Motorkhana/Khanacross tests) will be conducted on three days.

Officials needed.

Full details in the centre of this magazine or contact Glenn Dorenboom ph 02 4576 5807 or minimonte2021@miniclub.com.au

Online entry form and all details are on the Mini Car Club’s website:

Gus Staunton Points

 

Tuesday, 28th July 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend. Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

Cancelled due to covid restrictions 

 

Saturday 31st July 2021

Minis DownUnder 2021 60th Anniversary Dinner

 

MDU HAS NOW MOVED TO 20-21 NOVEMBER 2021

Saturday 31st July- Sunday 1st August

Minis DownUnder 2021

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend. Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details

Sunday 8th August 2021

State Supersprint R5

Cancelled for 2021

Wakefield

Run by Mini Car Club of NSW

 

  Event Secretary : Joan Vaughan secretary@miniclub.com.au We will need lots of officials Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058

Link to the Motorsport Australia website >>    supersprintnsw.com/rules-forms/organisers/#Championship_Information

  Mini Car Club Gus Staunton and Motorsport points

Tuesday 10th August 2021

Committee Meeting

The committee meets at the Strathfield Event Centre, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW.

Meetings now commence at 7:30pm.

Dinner will be available from 5.30pm Main Meal for $20 per person including tea/coffee which will be available in the Auditorium during the Meeting.

Plenty of off street parking.

If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member

Friday 13th August 2021

General Meeting

Cancelled

 

Sunday 15th August 2021

Shannons Classic Car Show

Cancelled for 2021

Held at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek, and presented by the Council of Motor Clubs, Over 1700 Veteran & Classic vehicles from 200 clubs will be on display so support your club and come along static display. Usually limited to 30 cars so tickets go fast. Please contact Rob Bradshaw and put your name on the list. For further details contact Robert Bradshaw on 0418 463 614 or (02)9973 2203 Gus Staunton Points

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd August 2021

Rylstone Classic

Postponed to 13/14th November

     

Tuesday, 24th August 2021

Competition Meeting

Directors and their assistants for upcoming motorsport events are asked to attend. Contact Phil Boyd 0412 521 058 for venue details    

Sunday 29th August 2021

State Motorkhana

Sydney Motorsport Park

MX5 CC 

Save the date

   

Sunday 17th October 2021

All British Day 40th Anniversary

Kings School, Parramatta

CANCELLED TILL 2022

Sunday 24 Oct 2021

2021 Sydney Classic Bicycle Show 

Lidcombe Oval from 9am.

The show has been running since 2013. You can check us out on our Facebook page, Sydney Classic Bicycle Show, our Youtube videos or our current webpage on http://neocycling.org.au/classic/

We expect a minimum of about 1,500 people over the course of the day. We invite you to set up a car concourse display at the show.

Save the date

     

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd August 2021

Rylstone Classic

This FREE 2 day event is for Mini owners and enthusiasts with other classic vehicles accepted upon application. The 2021 Rylstone Classic, to be held August 21,22, encompasses a range of novelty activities and will be conducted at a leisurely pace, befitting the vintage of our vehicles. With an overnight stay in wine country, the Rylstone Classic has grown over the past ten years to become one of Australia's marquee events for Mini enthusiasts, with numbers growing year on year. The Central Coast starting point is the Mingara Recreation Club at Tumbi Umbi. Fill in the Online entry form and find your accommodation. Register and keep up to date here: http://www.rylstoneclassic.com/ or on the Facebook page: The Rylstone Classic Gus Staunton Points      

Sunday 14th November 2021

Wings over Illawarra

 

Mini Car Club of NSW, will be attending "Wings over Illawarra" on Sunday 14th November, and invites “Mini’s in the Gong” members to join us to be in one large group.

Australia's best annual air-show returns Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th November 2021, make sure you put the dates in your diaries and be sure to join us for an aviation extravaganza!

2021 is also the centenary year for the Royal Australian Air Force and Wings Over Illawarra 2021 will be celebrating that milestone with the Australian Defence Force, and we are looking forward to presenting a magnificent flying display to mark the occasion.

Along with a flying display second to none, Wings Over Illawarra 2021 will also feature some great new attractions.

As a special thank you for those displaying cars, drivers of participating vehicles will be issued with a complimentary entry ticket and admitted at no charge.

To obtain a complimentary ticket for the driver, you will need to follow the instructions on the “Wings over Illawarra” website, and register your vehicle, under the “Get Involved” box 

https://wingsoverillawarra.com.au/get-involved/classic-vehicle-registration/

When you “Register Your Vehicle” in the area “Club Member of”, use the drop down box, and select “Mini Car Club of NSW” as the club you are attending with.

Before registering please ensure you are able to attend for the full duration of the show, as the vehicle access gates will be closed at 8:30am and will NOT be re-opened until the conclusion of the air display at approximately 5.00pm.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or Phil Boye 0429-671649.

Gus Staunton points        

Saturday 20th November 2021

Minis DownUnder 2021 60th Anniversary Dinner

Join the MDU 2021 entrants and guests for the 60th anniversary celebration dinner at Rosehill Bowling Club from 7pm. (You don’t need to be an entrant in MDU to attend)

Book now for a 2-course dinner @ $45 per person which will require a pre-payment.

Bookings are only available via our online RSVP form and PayPal payment link on the Mini Car Club’s website.

Minis DownUnder 2021 Page

     

Saturday 20th November & Sunday 21st November

Minis DownUnder 2021

Setup on Saturday 20th

Show N Shine on Sunday 21st 

The pavilion is now Full!

Thanks to over 135 people who have entered almost 150 Minis to help make this event the biggest collection of Minis in the one room in Sydney for over a decade. There may be bigger gatherings of minis in Australia, but not on display in a high-profile venue.  Entries received now that the pavilion is full will have their names added to a wait list in case anyone cancels their entry.

We do continue to encourage registrations of interest but will not take any more prepayments unless there are cancellations. All additional entries will be offered free parking in the “Mini Only Parking area” directly out the front of the pavilion.

Hope to see all mini enthusiasts and friends there!

For more details please refer to the Minis DownUnder 2021 webpage

or contact Michael 0411019112 Gus Staunton points

     

Other Events of Interest

2020 events

Minis in the Gong Runs

Events are cautiously recommencing from 12th June 2020

If you own a Mini or a Mini Variant, or a BMW MINI you will be more than welcome to accompany any of our events. You don’t have to be in the Gong to join in. We regularly see ACT, Sydney & Southern Highlands cars. There are no membership or joining fees as MITG is this website, and that is all it is.

Start: Key Batteries, Crn Mt Keira Rd & Abercrombie St

For more information and to find out details of the next event  www.minisinthegong.com.au

May                 22/23 Weekend away (see separate discussion) June               20th Short Run – Appin July                 18th July – Macquarie pass run to Mittagong. (join Mini Car Club convoy) August           1st Long Run Winter Classic Nat Pk./Maianbar September     26th Long Run Wollondilly October          24th Short Run – Nat Pk, Darks Forest November      21st “B” Run
IMPORTANT: Due to a variety of circumstances e.g. poor weather, road closures, time, lack of numbers or vehicle breakdowns, we may need to change or cancel a planned route or meeting point at the last minute. On these occasions we will try to post in the forum and/or on Facebook, however this is not always possible.

Therefore if you DO intend to meet us along the route somewhere, please let us know by making a post in the General Forum or on Facebook. This way we can try and let you know if there is a last minute change to plans.

www.minisinthegong.com.au

Contact Phill Boye 0429 671 649

Please note that all Minis in the Gong events are now on our Gus Staunton Points.

Mini Car Club members please remember to sign the attendance sheet.


Sydney Minis Monthly Meet Up!

 

Second Wednesday of the Month (SWOM)

Paddy’s Brewery 268 Parramatta Road, Flemington We meet on the Second Wednesday of each Month at 7:30pm for a light meal and the people who attend then decide on the destination for a short cruise and photo opportunity. There is plenty of parking available within view of the bistro courtyard. Keep up to date via the website www.sydneyMinis.com or Facebook page

Last Sunday of the Month

Minis on the Coast – Monthly cruises

Minis on The Coast is a social car group for Mini owners and Mini fans based on the NSW Central Coast.

The group meets on the last Sunday of each month at Cars and Coffee Kariong NSW Central Coast. 9am to 12 noon

KEEP AN EYE ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE FOR UPDATES

Due to the last Sunday of every month Cars and Coffee Kariong, Central Coast events being cancelled until further notice. Minis on the Coast are now organising events on an ad hoc basis so please refer to their Facebook page “Minis on the Coast” for all the latest events and updates

All Mini owners and fans of Minis are welcome to attend any event. Event details are found on our web page or facebook page.

Mt Penang Event Park, off Kangoo Road, Kariong, Behind Worthingtons BMW MINI From there we will decide on further Mini run destination

For more details call David Hemsley on 0403 913 840

Minis on the Coast mid week meet up

Events have recommenced from 10th June 2020

Minis on the Coast are meeting up on the third Wednesday of the month from 6pm at Eat St Cafe on the Gosford waterfront. Eat and drink and talk about all things mini.

To check the latest event details for Minis on the Coast please click Here.

https://minisonthecoast.com.au/

Check Facebook for updates as date is dependent on park availability.http://www.facebook.com/cccarsandcoffee
Meet each month at the Central Coast Cars and Coffee Event (except December)

1st Sunday of the month

Auto Brunch St Ives showground

Held at the picturesque St Ives Showgrounds, Mona Vale road, Auto Brunch is resuming on Sunday 4th October Updates are on their Facebook page, Auto Brunch NSSCC

For further information and update please contact the North Shore Sporting Car Club

Last Sunday of the month

Cars and Coffee at Bradman Oval, Bowral

Roll up and check out the array of classic and vintage cars on display at Bradman Oval, St Jude Street Bowral.. Hot Rods, classics, vintage, veteran , sports cars and more! 8am - 11am every last Sunday of the month Amenities available at Bradman Centre // heaps of free street parking // & grab your brekkie and hot drinks from Bradman Cafe! Everyone is welcome, whether you bring your own classic car or just want to chat to fellow enthusiasts! Contact Grant Freeman ph 0422538539


Cruise & Dine Night

Second Saturday of each Month –

Hungry Jacks Sylvania

Cnr. Box Rd and Port Hacking Road

A casual meet & greet for hot rod & custom car enthusiasts, from 5:30pm.

          Please note that all convoys may not be published in the Clubs East West magazine and if you would like to participate please refer to updates on our web page www.miniclub.com.au or our face book page to get the latest convoy details. It is important to check for additional events or updated details on our web page or contact the event organiser prior to attending. All events published on this website or Facebook page are eligible for Mini Car Club historic or modified club plated cars to attend without requiring and entry in your logbook.. Please ensure you have a copy of the event details with you in the car.

 

With current COVID limitations on group sizes you must RSVP before attending any meeting or event.

Due to the easing of  COVID-19  Government restrictions the Mini Car Club committee is cautiously recommencing social events for our club members.

These events will be limited to outside locations and members must comply with the current social distancing rules. Our regular Committee and General meetings have recommenced at our new home, The Strathfield Golf Club. Please stay home if you feel unwell

Please keep up to date on any changes to our club's events by contacting the organiser or referring to our website of Facebook page.