Past Events 2024

 

JANUARY 2024

 

TUESDAY 2nd JANUARY 2024

Oasis Run

Venue and Lunch TBA

DETAILS: Allana Flynn-O’Neile   ph: 0417 709 470    Email: allanaflynn17@gmail.com  

 

 

 


SUNDAY 21st JANUARY 2024

Welcome 2024 BBQ

The Mini Car Club of NSW is welcoming 2024 with a BBQ lunch at Fagan Park, Arcadia Road Car Park, Galston from 11:30am, 21st January for Mini Club members, friends and Mini enthusiasts.

 

Whilst I have not organised a convoy to Fagan Park, I can recommend a drive via Galston Gorge if you get the opportunity. This road is accessed from Hornsby and follow the signs to Galston.
(Non-members are welcome but please RSVP)

 

You are welcome to arrive any time after 10am as we are aiming to be there to setup the picnic shelter, plus the parking is easier at this time.
We have booked Arcadia 1 picnic shelter. So if it is raining or hot we will have cover.
There will be a BBQ sausage sandwich and drink for $5 per person.

 

There will be a raffle with some great prizes.
Some MCC merchandise will be available or for order.

Note: Parking costs $6/per motor vehicle. When parking in the Fagan Park carparks you must display a valid day pay and display ticket.

Please RSVP by 19th January by completing details in this Online form

or phone Michael Benton 0411019112. 

 

Gus Staunton Points

 


 

Sunday 21st January 2024

CSCA Round 1 - Sprite Car Club of Australia

Sydney Motorsport Park (Amaroo South)

Dear Competitor,
You are invited to enter round 1 of the CSCA series this year, hosted by the Sprite Car Club of Australia to be run on the Amaroo Circuit of Sydney Motorsport Park, on SUNDAY 21st January 2024.
The event is open to financial members of CSCA clubs as listed in the Supplementary Regulations, and Invited Clubs.
Entry is via MOTORSPORT AUSTRALIA Event Entry only, please make sure that you provide all the entry details as required on the entry form.
Please make sure that your CSCA class is correct and all details for your car are provided.

Payment may be made by MA Credit Card facility within MA Event

Entry or by Electronic Funds Transfer directly to SCCA at this account:
BSB: 062-452 Account #1022 8025. Please include "CSCA + your family name and initial" to help us link your payment to your entry. Confirmation of entry acceptance will be issued by email once entry and payment has been received and verified. Please make sure that you include payment for the hire of a Dorian ($17), and purchase of a mounting bracket ($10), if required.
No garaging is available at SMSP South. Please consider bringing your own Gazebo of no more than 3m x 3m and use only sand bags to secure them if on the bitumen pit area. If you are using a trailer to transport your competition vehicle to the circuit we ask that you park the trailer in the Trailer Park, entry to which is just inside adjacent to the main `A' entry gates. There is to be NO PARKING of trailers or support vehicles in the tight confines of the pit area.
Please read the Supplementary Regulations carefully. COVID-19 and Self Scrutiny are no longer in effect and therefore all non-log booked cars will be subject to scrutiny prior to the event. All log booked cars will be subject to targeted scrutiny – please present your log book at scrutineering prior to the event, it will be determined whether your vehicle requires an audit which will be carried out during the day.
Non-Timed Beginners Group
In an attempt to introduce more people to the sport, subject to numbers, we will be running 1 group without timing for beginners. The intent is that this will be a safe and controlled introduction to track driving
with Instructors in cars to provide basic training and help build confidence.
Instructors
If you hold a Motorsport Australia Circuit licence and you would like to assist, please enter the event using Motorsport Event Entry (at zero cost) in the same way as if you were a competitor.
Regards
David Baigent
SCCA Club Captain, Event Secretary – captain@spriteclub.com Mobile 0407
137776

Click on this link for >  Supplementary-Regulations-224-2101-01

Click on this link for > Supersprint Invitation-Letter-2024


SUNDAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2024

MOTORIST APPRECIATION DAY - (38th MAD)

8am to 3pm

Show and Shine of Hot Rod and Historic cars @ Newcastle Harness Club, Jackson St, Broadmeadow. Organised by Rickshaws Hot Rod and Kustom Car Club.

Entry is for vehicles considered 'Collectable'.

NO DOGS ALLOWED.

Entry for Collectable vehicles will be via Jackson St, Broadmeadow.$10 per vehicle. CASH ONLY

Public entry will be via the Turton Rd entry gates. Entry $5 per person

Proceeds to a local Charity

Vehicle parking will be around the trotting track, no vehicles on the grass. There will be some space for shade gazebos on the edge of the grassed inner area, All gazebos must be firmly secured to the ground.

No unregistered vehicles.

Food and drink available on site.

For more information, please refer to Rickshaws Hot Rod and Kustom Car Club Facebook page or contact Michael Benton 0411 019 112

Due to the expected heat on Sunday there is no planned convoy from Sydney to Newcastle.

 


 

TUESDAY, 6TH FEBRUARY 2024

OASIS RUN

Flower Power Nursery Café, Frankie’s Food Factory, 277 Mona Vale Rd. between Aumuna Rd. & Cooyong Rd. Terry Hills

TIME: From 10.30am onwards for morning tea LUNCH BOOKING: 12.30 pm Terry Hills Tavern, 2 Aumuna Rd. Terry Hills.

You may arrive earlier for pre lunch drinks

NAMES REQUIRED: by Wednesday 31st January 2024 so I can confirm booking numbers for catering at both venues.

 

Refer to CMC website for the latest details: https://www.councilofmotorclubs.org.au/

Les. 9838 8063 m: 0418 973 866

 

 


TUESDAY, 6TH FEBRUARY 2024

COMMITTEE MEETING

The Committee meets at 7:00pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weerona Road, Strathfield, NSW.

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

 


FRIDAY, 9TH FEBRUARY 2024

GENERAL MEETING

All members and friends are invited to come along to our Club's General Meetings.

Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW.

Meetings commence at 7:30pm and include time for Mini enthusiasts to discuss their projects or ask questions.

Dinner will be available from 5.30pm with main meal from approx $20 per person.

Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for a reservation at our table in the Bistro. email: robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918

Plenty of undercover parking.

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates

Gus Staunton Points

 

 


SATURDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2024

FISH AND CHIP RUN

The annual Mini /Sprite Club's Fish and Chip convoy to Woy Woy Fishermans Wharf, Brick Wharf Rd, Woy Woy.

Joint run of the Mini Car Club and the Sprite Club.

Meet at McDonald’s Thornleigh, 2:30pm. Leaving at 3pm we will travel up the Old Pacific Highway to the shops at Peats Ridge to meet Minis on The Coast at approx 4pm then continue north to Central Mangrove to turn right and return along Wisemans Ferry Road to Kariong where we turn right at the lights to Woy Woy to arrive around 4:30-5pm. 

Contact: Michael Benton 0411019112 social@miniclub.com.au

or

Sprite Club contact: Avis Fowler 0412051594. social@spriteclub.com

Gus Staunton Points

 

 


SUNDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2024

NSW MOTORKHANA

Awaba - Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact: Daryl Hadley 0423170259

 


FRIDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY 2024

Mini Enthusiasts meeting

Joe Zulian has revived the Mini Enthusiast group for 2024.

All Club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

Meet at Joe's house, 29 Birdwood Street, Denistone East, from 7pm.

For further information Contact Joe 0439 485 352

Gus Staunton Points

 


SUNDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2024

NSW KHANACROSS

Awaba Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact: John Newton, 0423170259

 

SUNDAY 3RD MARCH 2024

NSW MOTORKHANA

Awaba - Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact: Daryl Hadley 0423170259

 


SUNDAY 3RD MARCH 2024

Airshows Downunder Shellharbour

Australia’s largest regional air show, is back! Held at Albion Park Airport in the Illawarra, just over an hour south of Sydney.

The Mini Car Club of NSW has registered to attend on the Sunday and invites all members and Mini enthusiasts to attend with them.

Drivers will receive a complimentary entry ticket plus be able to park up close to the action. ALL passengers must pre-purchase a ticket.

NO tickets at the gate.

To obtain the complimentary ticket for the driver, you will need to follow the instructions on the “Airshows DownUnder” website, and register your vehicle, under the “Get Involved” heading; https://airshowsdownundershellharbour.com.au/get-involved/classic-vehicle-display/s.

Registration of Vehicles and ticket purchasing will be up to each Individual.

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.

Convoy: Travel to Albion Park Airport early on Sunday morning, meeting at McDonalds Heathcote, corner of Heathcote Rd and Princes Highway, and leaving promptly at 7:00am, with a short stop at Hungry Jacks, Haywards Bay, leaving there at 8:00am sharp, to arrive by 8:15am, and in place by their 8:30am deadline, Entry via Gate 14, off Tongara Road,

 

Access to the area will be from 7:30 am until 8:30 am. This is not negotiable, and gates will be closed at 8:30 am to allow access for the general public onto the Airshow site.

If you wish to be parked alongside your fellow club members, we suggest meeting up beforehand (eg Albion Park Showground).

Each vehicle owner has already been sent a complimentary ticket.

All Classic Vehicles that have agreed to display will be required to remain on the site until 5:00 pm.  This is once again, not negotiable.  Gates will be locked until 5:00 pm. If you need to leave prior to 5pm please make this known to staff on bump in, we will position you accordingly.

When you arrive you will need to enter, with your Classic Car Pass, through Gate 14, off Tongara Road, you will be directed where to park.

 

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

Note: Ross Freeman (0412239118) will lead the convoy as I will not be attending. Michael.

 

Gus Staunton points

 


TUESDAY, 5TH MARCH 2024

OASIS RUN


UPDATE

“WANTED MORE NAMES FOR OUR MARCH OUTING”                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                          

WHERE: PEACE PARK, WALLARAH POINT, Wallarah Rd. cnr The Corso, Gorokan. Left side of Toukley Bridge heading east. Toukley Art Gallery, Tourist Information, Art Gallery & Gift Shop. Coffee Shop & Light Snacks available.

DEVONSHIRE TEAS available if you wish, $10.00 p.p. but I need names by WEDNESDAY 28th FEBRUARY so I can pre-book the Devonshire teas with the Art Gallery

TIME: From 10.30am onwards,

LUNCH: 12.15pm

WHERE: Beachcomber Hotel, 200 Main Rd. Toukley

LEAVING: Peace Park

LEFT: Cross Toukley Bridge                                                                                                                                                                     

CONTINUE: Main Rd                                                                                                                                                                    

PASS: Cross St & Tamar Ave (on your right)                                                                                                                      

RIGHT AT LIGHTS: Dunleigh St                                                                                                                                                             

FIRST LEFT: Beachcomber Pde                                                                                                                                                 

LEFT AT “T” :Yaralla Rd                                                                                                                                                                  

LEFT: Main Rd.  opposite Liquorland                                                                                                                                         

AT MOTEL SIGN, LEFT INTO NEXT DRIVEWAY: into Red Bus carpark                                                                             

WALK ACROSS: Main Rd at pedestrian refuge to Beachcomber Hotel for lunch    


PEACE PARK, WALLARAH POINT, Wallarah Rd. cnr The Corso, Gorokan. Left side of Toukley Bridge heading east. Toukley Art Gallery, Tourist Information, Art Gallery & Coffee Shop

TIME: From 10.30am onwards,

LUNCH: 12.15pm

WHERE: Beachcomber Hotel, 200 Main Rd Toukley

 

Refer to CMC website for the latest details: https://www.councilofmotorclubs.org.au/

Les. 9838 8063 m: 0418 973 866

 


TUESDAY, 5TH MARCH 2024

COMMITTEE MEETING

The Committee meets at 7:00pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weerona Road, Strathfield, NSW.

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

 

FRIDAY, 8TH MARCH 2024

GENERAL MEETING

 

All members and friends are invited to come along to our Club's General Meetings.

Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW.

Meetings commence at 7:30pm and include time for Mini enthusiasts to discuss their projects or ask questions.

Dinner will be available from 5.30pm with main meal from approx $20 per person.

Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for a reservation at our table in the Bistro. email: robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918

Plenty of undercover parking.

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates

Gus Staunton Points

 


SATURDAY 9TH MARCH 2024

Hawks Nest Motorfest 2024

Tea Gardens Hawks Nest Motorfest is held at Myall Park oval, off Yamba St., Hawks Nest.

The park opens from 7.30am and all vehicles must be in position by 9.45am, with the Official Opening at 10.00am.

Sydney members of the Mini Car Club will meet at McDonalds Thornleigh and leave promptly at 6.15am to travel to Hawks Nest. A brief stop and a pickup for Hunter Valley members at 8.00am at McDonalds on the north side of Raymond Terrace.

Note, our convoy will travel through Raymond Terrace to reach this location. We head off by 8:15am to continue our journey and arrive by approx 9.00am at Myall Park Oval. 

Note: Distance from Thornleigh to Hawkes Nest is Approx. 200km and we will be travelling at 100kmh on the Motorways.

Returning home at your leisure

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

Gus Staunton Points

 


SUNDAY 10TH MARCH 2024

NSW KHANACROSS

Hampton Dirt

Hills District CC

Contact: Shane O'Hara 0421461112

 


FRIDAY, 15TH March 2024

Mini Enthusiasts meeting

The Mini Car Club of NSW is full of enthusiastic members with restoration projects at various stages of completion or seeking assistance with a Mini maintenace problem.

If you have a specific issue or would just like to come along and talk about Minis in general then you are welcome to come along and join the group.

Joe Zulian has revived the Mini Enthusiast group for 2024.

All Club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

Meet at Joe's house, 29 Birdwood Street, Denistone East, from 7pm.

For further information Contact Joe 0439 485 352

Gus Staunton Points

 

 


SUNDAY 17TH MARCH 2024

Blue Mountains - HillBilly Cider

 

Just a reminder for our Blue Mountains run on Sunday 17th March 2024.

Starting at McDonalds M4 West for a prompt 9:30am departure. We have a booking at Hillbilly Cider for 11:30am, Pizza and Cider.

If it is raining the event is still on and we will be seated in an undercover area.

If you are worried about your precious Mini getting wet then please come along in your other car.

 

Sunday drive to the Blue Mountains via the Great Western Highway returning via Bells Line of Road.

Meet at McDonalds, M4 West bound 9:00am for a prompt 9:30am departure. We will travel along the M4 and Great Western highway to Mt Victoria where we turn right onto Darling Causeway to Bell then right onto the Bells Line of Road and travel to Bilpin and Hillbilly Cider to arrive at 11:30am to enjoy woodfired pizza and cider while relaxing in the afternoon sun.

Please RSVP by 14th March as we have a table booked.

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or email: social@miniclub.com.au.

Or fill in this online form

(Please note: Sorry, but a Facebook like is not taken as an RSVP)

Gus Staunton Points

 


SUNDAY 23-24TH MARCH 2024

NSW MOTORKHANA

2 Day event

Armidale Concrete

New England Sporting Car Club

Contact: Matt Carey  0437315635

MARCH 2023


 


 

 


FRIDAY 29TH MARCH - 1ST APRIL 2024

Easter Weekend

 



TUESDAY, 2ND APRIL 2024

OASIS RUN

UPDATE!                                                                                                                                                     

*PRE PAID BOOKINGS REQUIRED*                                                                                                                                               

WHERE: THE HILLS DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM. Balcombe Heights Estate, “Building 10” 92 Seven Hills Rd. Baulkham Hills. No Right Hand Turn At Lights Off Seven Hills Rd.  (opposite Jasper Rd,)

TIME: 10.30am for morning tea & museum visit

COST: $10.00 p.p.

BOOKINGS REQUIRED: I need to collect $10.00 p.p. cash in advance for morning tea catering by Monday 25th March 2024. Cash only & NO IOU’s as I do not want to be out of pocket $$$

LUNCH: Local Club

 

*PRE PAID BOOKINGS REQUIRED*

WHERE: THE HILLS DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM. Balcombe Heights Estate, “Building 10” 92 Seven Hills Rd. Baulkham Hills. No Right Hand Turn Off Seven Hills Rd. (opposite Jasper Rd,)

TIME: 10.30am for morning tea & museum visit COST: $10.00 p.p.

BOOKINGS REQUIRED: I need to collect $10.00 p.p. cash in advance for morning tea catering by Monday 25th March 2024.

Cash only & no IOU’s as I do not want to be out of pocket $$$ LUNCH: Local Club

 

Refer to CMC website for the latest details: https://www.councilofmotorclubs.org.au/

Les. 9838 8063 m: 0418 973 866

Sunday 7th April - Friday 12th April 2024

Minis over the Mountains

(Social Event no. 4,653 with Motorsport Australia)

Minis over the Mountains starts tomorrow, Sunday 7th 2024.

Meeting from 9:30am at McDonalds Arndell Park, Reservoir Road, Blacktown
Leaving at 10:am and travelling down the M7 and onto the Hume Highway to Goulburn for lunch near the Big Merino at 12:30pm.
Should arrive in Canberra by 3pm
After a short break we will drive up to Mt Ainslie around 4pm.
We will tour over or near Mount Ainslie, Black Mountain, Mt Kosciusko, Mt Panorama finishing on Friday 12th April 2024.
An amazing 6 day event driving over Australia's highest mountain, Mount Kosciusko via Khancoban and Tumbarumba. We will catch the autumn colours while travelling through the mountains and country NSW. Overnight stops in Canberra, Jindabyne, Wagga Wagga, Cowra and Bathurst.
The route has been calculated to limit each day’s travel to around 250km or 3 hours driving with the round trip from Sydney to be approx. 1500km.
During the day we will take in the views and tourist sites including Mt Ainslie, Old Parliament House, Canberra Arboretum, Temora Aircraft Museum, Cowra Japanese gardens, Mt Panorama, Bathurst and more.
Further updates over the next few days as our group of 12 Minis make their way along the route.
For more information please contact Michael Benton 0411019112

Do you want to go on an amazing road trip in your Classic Mini or your MINI?

Then why not join our “Minis over the Mountains” tour including Mount Ainslie, Mt Kosciusko, Mt Panorama between 7-12th April 2024.

An amazing 6 day event driving over Australia's highest mountain, Mount Kosciusko via Khancoban and Tumbarumba. We will catch the autumn colours while travelling through the mountains and country NSW. Overnight stops in Canberra, Jindabyne, Wagga Wagga, Cowra and Bathurst. 

The route has been calculated to limit each day’s travel to around 250km or 3 hours driving with the round trip from Sydney to be approx. 1500km.

During the day we will take in the views and tourist sites including Mt Ainslie, Old Parliament House, Canberra Arboretum, Temora Aircraft Museum, Cowra Japanese gardens, Mt Panorama, Bathurst and more.

Estimated cost for our adventure for two people with 5 night’s accommodation, fuel and meals is approx. $1500.

In early October we booked accommodation at each of the planned motels and will need to confirm these rooms for participants by early February 2024

A few rooms still available.

Firm confirmation and bookings MUST be made in early Feb 2024.

See article on page 10 of February magazine

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112.

 


TUESDAY 9TH APRIL 2024

Committee Meeting

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

 


FRIDAY, 12th April 2024

GENERAL MEETING

All members and friends are invited to come along to our Club's General Meetings.

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates

Gus Staunton Points

 


SUNDAY 13-14TH April 2024

NSW MOTORKHANA

(2-day event)

Armidale Concrete

New England Sporting Car Club

Contact: Matt Carey  0437315635

 

 


FRIDAY, 19TH April 2024

Mini Enthusiasts meeting

The Mini Car Club of NSW is full of enthusiastic members with restoration projects at various stages of completion or seeking assistance with a Mini maintenace problem.

If you have a specific issue or would just like to come along and talk about Minis in general then you are welcome to come along and join the group.

Joe Zulian has revived the Mini Enthusiast group for 2024.

All Club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

Meet at Joe's house, 29 Birdwood Street, Denistone East, from 7pm.

For further information Contact Joe 0439 485 352

Gus Staunton Points

 


SUNDAY 21st April 2024

NSW MOTORKHANA

Nirimba Tarmac

Hills District Car Club

Contact: Shane O’hara  0421 461 112


MAY


SUNDAY 5TH MAY 2024

Bangers at Burragorang

(Social Event Permit No. 4,654 with Motorsport Australia)

Due to the predicted heavy rainfall and storms for Sunday 5th May, 2024 we have made the difficult decision to cancel our social outing and BBQ at Burragorang Lookout. Hope to see you at one of our future events. Happy Mini-ing Cheers Michael

Mini Car Club members enjoy a cruise along some Western Sydney back roads to Burragorong Lookout for BBQ bangers and soft drinks. Meet at McDonalds, Reservoir Road, Arndell Park 9:30am for a 10am departure. (Note: McDonalds M4 has closed) We will travel backroads through Luddenham and Wallacia, Silverdale Road to The Oaks and our destination at the Burragorong Lookout picnic area. Parking is $4 per day and the machine takes coins or credit card. Bring chairs and a picnic rugs. Picnic tables and BBQ,s are available. BBQ sausage sandwich and soft drink will cost $5 per person.

Please RSVP by Friday 3rd May to Michael or  fill in the online form >> Google Form - BBQ

For more information or to advise you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112

Gus Staunton Points

TUESDAY, 7th May 2024

OASIS RUN

UPDATE                                                                                                                                               

DATE: TUESDAY 7th MAY 2024                                                                                                                                                  

WHERE:  Central Gardens Nature Reserve. Merrylands Rd. Cnr. Cumberland Hwy. Merrylands West. Entry gate next to bus shelter on Merrylands Rd. “DO NOT TRY TO ENTER FROM PATON ST.”                                                                                                                                                                       

TIME: From 10.30 am onwards

B.Y.O. Morning Tea Etc. & your walking shoes.

After morning tea I will lead a walk around the Zoo including the nocturnal house if it is open, the park & the waterfall.

Short walk also available.

Some seating available subject to other park users on the day.

DEPART: 12.00 noon LUNCH: 12.15 pm

WHERE: Guildford Leagues Club, 25-55 Tamplin Rd Guildford “NAMES REQUIRED BY TUESDAY 30th APRIL 2024 FOR CLUB LUNCH BOOKING” (I do have a list of names already from our last outing)                                                                                                                                                          

LEAVING: Central Gardens Car Park.

RIGHT: With extreme care. Merrylands Rd. & continue to third set of traffic lights.

RIGHT: Fowler Rd, traffic lights, playing fields & service station. 50k speed limit. Continue through roundabouts & speed humps.                                                                                                                                                   LEFT: Guildford Rd. at “not quite a roundabout” White dividing fence, shops & service station.

RIGHT: Tamplin Rd, First Right, Swimming pool on corner.

RIGHT: Guildford Leagues Club

 

Refer to CMC website for the latest details: https://www.councilofmotorclubs.org.au/

Les. 9838 8063 m: 0418 973 866

 


Tuesday, 7th May 2024

Committee Meeting

The Committee meets at 7:00pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weerona Road, Strathfield, NSW. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.


FRIDAY, 10th May 2024

GENERAL MEETING

All members and friends are invited to come along to our Club's General Meetings. Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. Meetings commence at 7:30pm and include time for Mini enthusiasts to discuss their projects or ask questions. Dinner is be available from 5.30pm Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for a reservation at our table in the Bistro. email: robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918 Plenty of undercover parking. Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates Gus Staunton Points


 

 


Sunday 19th May 2024

National Motoring Heritage Day

(Social Event Permit No. 4,717 with Motorsport Australia)

National Motoring Heritage Day is where the Council of Motor Clubs, asks members of all affiliated car clubs to drive their cars to pre-determined locations around NSW to celebrate the history of the motor car. This year the Mini Car Club of NSW will have a choice of convoys travelling to different venues.

Multiple locations

This year the Mini Car Club of NSW has nominated the

Hobby & Motor Show at East Kurrajong School of Arts, Stanley Park, East Kurrajong.

Open 9am till 3pm Entry $5.

CASH ONLY

Show-n-Shine trophies presented at 2pm

Convoy Details: Meet at the McDonalds, Groves Road, Mulgrave, 8am for 8:30am departure.

For more details and to RSVP please contact Joe Zulian 0439 485 352

Alternative destinations are:

Campbelltown Steam & Machinery Museum, at 86 Menangle Rd, Menangle.

"We are Back" see details on their website: http://www.csmm.com.au/special-events-and-news.html

19th May 2024 Open Day.

Open 9am till 3pm Entry $15. Concession $8

For more details please contact Robert Bradshaw 0418 463 614

 

Museum of Fire, Penrith.

https://www.museumoffire.net/

For more details please contact Joe Zulian 0439 485 352

 

Wollongong “Mini’s in the Gong” and Mini Car Club of NSW members are invited to

 

Berry Showground, Corner Alexandra and Victoria Streets, Berry NSW 2535

Shoalhaven Historic Vehicle Club will again host the National Motoring Heritage Day in 2023.

The theme will be “Fashion and Transport Through the Years 1900 to 1990’s”, everyone and all owners of Vintage, Historic and Classic vehicles of all years and marques, and vehicles of special interest are invited.

Vehicle entry $10, spectators $5, family $10.

Open 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cash only at gate

For more details, please contact Phil Boye on 0429 671 649.

Motorlife Museum, Integral Energy Recreation Park, 94 Darkes Rd, Kembla Grange.

A special discounted admission to the Museum on the day.  http://australianmotorlifemuseum.com

Adult: $15 per adult & Children: FREE with a paying Adult.

Open 9:30am till 4pm

Proud to have been an approved destination for the National Motoring Heritage Day since 2008.

For more details, please contact Phil Boye on 0429 671 649.

 

Central Coast, Newcastle and Hunter region,

At the time of printing the latest magazine there are no details of events in these areas.

For further details please contact Joe Zulian   0439 485 352

Gus Staunton Points

Motoring Heritage Day is where the Council of Motor Clubs, asks members of all affiliated car clubs to drive their cars to pre-determined locations around NSW to celebrate the history of the motor car. This year the Mini Car Club of NSW will have a choice of convoys travelling to a number of venues. Multiple locations This year the Mini Car Club of NSW has nominated the Hobby & Motor Show at East Kurrajong School of Arts, Stanley Park, East Kurrajong. http://www.eastkurrajonghall.com/events

Open 9am till 3pm Entry $5.  CASH ONLY

Show-n-Shine trophies presented at 2pm Convoy Details: Meet at the McDonalds, Groves Road, Mulgrave, 8am for 8:30am departure. For more details and to RSVP please contact Joe Zulian 0439 485 352.

Alternative destinations are:

Campbelltown Steam & Machinery Museum, at 86 Menangle Rd, Menangle.

Museum of Fire, Penrith.  https://www.museumoffire.net/ For more details please contact Joe Zulian 0439 485 352.  

 

Wollongong “Mini’s in the Gong” and Mini Car Club of NSW members are invited to the Berry Showground, Shoalhaven Historic Vehicle Club will again host the National Motoring Heritage Day in 2023. The theme will be “Fashion and Transport Through the Years 1900 to 1990’s”, everyone and all owners of Vintage, Historic and Classic vehicles of all years and marques, and vehicles of special interest are invited. Entry fee $10 For more details, please contact Phil Boye on 0429 671 649.  

 

Central Coast, Newcastle and Hunter region, At the time of printing there is no details of events in these areas.

For further details please contact Joe Zulian   0439 485 352

Gus Staunton Points

 


SUNDAY 19th May 2024

NSW MOTORKHANA

Nirimba Tarmac

Renault Car Club

Contact: Bob Sprague 0414 670 320

FRIDAY, 24th May 2024. (note change of date & week)

Mini Enthusiasts meeting

 

The Mini Car Club of NSW is full of enthusiastic members with restoration projects at various stages of completion or seeking assistance with a Mini maintenace problem.

If you have a specific issue or would just like to come along and talk about Minis in general then you are welcome to come along and join the group.

Joe Zulian has revived the Mini Enthusiast group for 2024.

All Club members and visitors are invited to come long and discuss all aspects of the Mini.

Meet at Joe's house, 29 Birdwood Street, Denistone East, from 7pm.

For further information Contact Joe 0439 485 352

Gus Staunton Points

 

 


Sunday 26th May 2024

Club Motorkhana

The Event will be conducted by the FIAT Club of NSW at Ansell Park, a private property located at Percival St, Richmond NSW and will be a Club Event. The Event will be conducted on a grassed surface.

The Event is open to Mini Car Club of NSW members and holders of current Motorsport Australia Speed/Speed Junior licence or superior. Scheduled to start at 10am and will finish at approximately 4pm.

An ideal opportunity for some Hay practice

The Fiat Club of NSW would like to invite you to our next Motorkhana at Ansell Park

 

please note cost for entry has changed

 

Hello all,

 

As our next motorkhana is approaching fast so get your entry form in.

Junior clinic:

the junior clinic as we know has no cars available due to the floods.

I'm willing setup and hold a clinic on our second paddock if parents are happy to bring and be passengers in cars,

or allow our instructor to passenger with the junior in the juniors car.

 

COME AND TRY licences available on the day for $25

Don't forget about our early bird discount which has been introduced for entry forms that are sent in by email (save as spreadsheet format not pdf please) or postage by the Thursday before the event (no need to send money with entry form all money collected on the day).  Otherwise the general entry fee can be paid on the day of the event.

 

Entry forms are electronic so just fill out and email back or post your form to:

Entry Forms below

For more details please refer to the "POST" on this website MOTORKHANA - FIAT Club of NSW

 

Or page 25 of the April East West magazine or contact Ron Adlam 0427 043 854


Sunday 26th May 2024

Central Coast Air Show

(Social Event Permit No. 4,718 with Motorsport Australia)

Central Coast Airport, Sparks Rd, Warnervale

Just an hour's drive from Sydney or Newcastle, this event will be a great weekend out amongst the beautiful Central Coast region, with literally tonnes of entertainment on offer.

Central Coast Airport, Sparks Rd, Warnervale

Driver receives free entry.

Please note it is a car display, there is no judging or prizes awarded.

Passengers need a valid pre purchased ticket to be scanned on arrival. (NO TICKET - NO ENTRY)

Link to online ticket sales here>> centralcoastairshow.com.au/tickets/

Arrival is from 7am-8:30am. No entry will be permitted after 8:30am.

Mini Car Club members and Minis on the Coast members will meet on the westbound side of Sparkes Rd just before Minnesota Road for a 7:30am depareture

Departure is permitted with an escort from 3pm.

The event concludes at approx. 5pm.

You are welcome to stay until the end. If you depart before the event concludes, event staff will escort you out for safety reasons.

For safety reasons, please do not move your vehicle between 3pm-5pm without event staff or security to escort you as there will still be ticketholders walking around.

A map showing the arrival gate will be sent to you closer to the event.

For Mini Car Club of NSW to register please fill in this online form >> Driver registration form

OR contact Michael Benton 0411019112 for entry details and information.

Gus Staunton points

 


Sunday 26th May 2024

NSW Khanacross

Awaba - Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact: Daryl Hadley 0423170259

 


Tuesday, 28th May 2023

Committee Meeting

The Committee meets at 7:00pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weerona Road, Strathfield, NSW. If you have any matters for discussion by committee, forward your request to the Club Secretary or call your favourite committee member.


Friday, 31st May 2023

General Meeting. (early date due to Hay)

All members and friends are invited to come along to our Club's General Meetings. Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. Meetings commence at 7:30pm

Dinner is be available from 5.30pm Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for a reservation at our table in the Bistro. email: robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918 Plenty of undercover parking. Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates Gus Staunton Points


JUNE

 


Sunday, 2nd June 2024

NSW Motorkhana

Nirimba Tarmac

Thornleigh Car Club

Contact: Matt Rath 0415525535


Tuesday, 4th June 2024

OASIS Run

Salvation Army Australia Museum, 32a Barnsbury Grove, Bexley North

10.30am.  No morning tea available.

Generous donation in donation box please

PARKING On street outside or side streets

DEPART: 12.00 noon

LUNCH: 12.30pm

Earlwood Bardwell Park R.S.L. Club. 18 Hartil–Law Ave, Bardwell Park

“NAMES REQUIRED BY TUESDAY 28th MAY 2024 FOR CLUB LUNCH BOOKING”

*CLUBS ARE NOW ASKING ME TO CONFIRM BOOKING NUMBERS PRIOR TO OUR ATTENDANCE.

PLEASE HELP ME BY BOOKING IN PRIOR TO BOOKING CUT OFF DATE*

DETAILS & BOOKINGS: Les Watton. Ph: 9838 8063  Email: mumspalace@hotmail.com

 

 

Friday, 7th June 2024

Hay Welcome BBQ

Are you a member of the Mini Car Club NSW? Are you making the trip to Hay for the Australian Hay Mini Nationals in June?

Would you like to enjoy a BBQ dinner after the long drive?

Then, we would like to invite our members to the official ‘Welcome to Hay BBQ/get together’.

Note new location this year.

The Mini Club of SA has kindly offered the use of the garden/BBQ area at the Bidgee Motor Inn.

74 Lachlan St, Hay, NSW. Kicks off from 5.30pm.

Please RSVP to Julie 0419 266620 by 1/6/2024


Friday, 7th June to Sunday, 9th June 2024

57th Hay Mini Nationals

The event consists of a welcome party on the Friday night, a parade down the main street on Saturday morning followed by one of the most spectacular Show and Shines in the country.

Then on the Saturday night the action really starts with adrenaline charged side by side Hay Heros under stadium lights. Sunday morning, the main event kicks off with the Hay Mini Nationals Motorkhana. At one end of the field, some of the finest drivers in the country will be vying for hundreths of seconds, and at the other end, juniors as young as 12 will competing for their own bragging rights in Australia's biggest and most competitive Motorkhana.

This is all capped off with a massive fancy dress presentation party held at the hay memorial hall on the Sunday evening. Each club attends in their own fancy dress theme with a DJ keeping the crowd

This year NSW members theme is "Book week" dress as a character from a book, bring book if it is not obvious.

Awards are presented for the winners of all the weekend's events, and then the party moves into full swing with some of the die hards kicking on till well into the next day. Hay is an event that must be attended at least once in a mini enthusiasts lifetime!

For more details please contact Ron Adlam or Phil Boyd


Sunday, 16th June 2024

Stagger to the Hunter

(Social Event Permit No. 4822 with Motorsport Australia)

Sunday drive to Kearsly Hotel, Cessnock/Hunter region.

Come and join us for a drive along the Old Pacific Highway through Peats Ridge, Kulnura, Bucketty, Wolumbi and on to Cessnock/Hunter for lunch at the Stagger Inn Bistro, Kearsley Hotel.

Meet at Thornleigh McDonalds at 8am for 8.30am departure to head north along the B83 (Old Pacific Highway) before turning onto Peats Ridge Road at Calga. We will meetup with Mini on the Coast members at Peats Ridge then follow George Downes Drive to Wollumbi for a short stop. Leaving Wollumbi at 11am for the drive through the outskirts of Cessnock and onto our destination the Kearsly Hotel, 120 Caledonia Street, Kearsley.

Please RSVP by Thursday 13th June 2024 as I have booked a table for lunch at 12:00 noon.

Please fill in this online form -->> Online form

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or social@miniclub.com.au.

Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates.

 

Gus Staunton Points


Sunday, 16th June 2024

NSW Motorkhana

Hampton Dirt

Hills District Car Club

Contact: Shane Ohara 0421461112


Friday, 21st June 2024

Mini Enthusiast Meeting

Joe Zulian has revived the Mini Enthusiast group for 2024.

All Club members and visitors are invited. Meeting starts at 7pm.

The Mini Car Club of NSW is full of enthusiastic members with restoration projects at various stages of completion or seeking assistance with a Mini maintenance problem. If you have a specific issue or would just like to come along and talk about Minis in general then you are welcome to join our informal group.

Meet at Joe's house, 29 Birdwood Street, Denistone East.

For further information Contact Joe 0439 485 352

Gus Staunton Points

 


 

 


Sunday, 30th June 2024

NSW Motorkhana

Nirimba Tarmac

MX5 Car Club

Contact: Ian Combes 0433159726


Tuesday, 2nd July 2024

OASIS Run

Mountain High Pies 293 Great Western hwy. Wentworth falls

bookings: not required

*note* we will not be meeting at Wentworth falls lake for morning tea as I had suggested. This is now a major construction site & is very congested including temporary traffic lights on Sinclair cres.

“the council has now introduced paid parking at the lakes. Electronic payments by phone or card only” that rules me out.

Meet: from 10.30 am at McDonalds, Penrith Leagues, Mulgoa Rd. Cnr Panthers Place, Penrith or you may wish to go directly to the pie shop

depart Penrith: 11.30am

right: Mulgoa rd.  Right: M4 & continue on Great Western hwy. to Wentworth falls     right at Mitchell St. at the lights. (TAFE & pie shop are on your right just before lights)

Right: through large gates into carpark

You may wish to read about the history of the pie shop & what they are doing for the environment. Well worth reading. www.mountainhighpies.com.au   What’s new?

Refer to CMC website for the latest details: https://www.councilofmotorclubs.org.au/

Bookings Les. 9838 8063 m: 0418 973 866


Sunday 7th July 2024

NSW Khanacross

Awaba - Dirt

Westlakes Auto Club

Contact: Daryl Hadley 0423170259


Tuesday, 9th July 2024

Committee Meeting

The Committee meets at 7:00pm at Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weerona Road, Strathfield, NSW.

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

 


Friday, 12th July 2024

General Meeting

All members and friends are invited to come along to our Club's General Meetings. Strathfield Golf Club, 52-70 Weeroona Road, Strathfield, NSW. Meetings commence at 7:30pm Dinner is be available from 5.30pm Please note: If you intend to come along for dinner please RSVP to Rob Weir for a reservation at our table in the Bistro. email: robertweir@optusnet.com.au or ph 0418161918 Plenty of undercover parking. Please check the website and Facebook page for any updates Gus Staunton Points


Sunday 14th July 2024

Southern Highlands

(Social Event Permit No. 4,720 with Motorsport Australia) Mini Car Club members will enjoy a cruise along the mini friendly back roads from Sydney to Mittagong before reaching our destination for lunch at Mittagong RSL. Convoy: Meet at McDonalds, Edmondson Park, Cnr Camden Valley Way and Gellibrand Road, 9:00am for 9:30am departure.

We will avoid the main Motorway and travel down Camden Valley way and the Old Hume Highway through Picton, Bargo to Mittagong.

Route details via Google Maps: Google map

 

Please note this is a pre booked event and I will require RSVP by 10th July.

 

For more information and to confirm you will be attending please contact Michael Benton 0411019112 or social@miniclub.com.au

 

Gus Staunton Points