Category Archives: paddy hopkirk

HRCR Open Day 2020

This Saturday Mini enthusiasts descended upon the British Motor Museum in Gaydon, Warwickshire, for the 2020 HRCR Open Day & Mini Sport Cup Registration. The annual event acts as the start of the 2020 HRCR Mini Sport Cup Championship, with competitors from all over the...

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HRCR Open Day 2020

This Saturday Mini enthusiasts descended upon the British Motor Museum in Gaydon, Warwickshire, for the 2020 HRCR Open Day & Mini Sport Cup Registration. The annual event acts as the start of the 2020 HRCR Mini Sport Cup Championship, with competitors from all over the...

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6 Facts About Paddy Hopkirk and His Famous Monte Carlo Rally Win

Over 50 years ago, the Mini established itself as a ‘must-have’ car for drivers everywhere; a massive factor in this was the success of Paddy Hopkirk as he roared to victory in the 1964 Monte Carlo Rally in his Mini Cooper S. In an interview...

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The Legends Behind The Success of The Mini Cooper

“Sometimes you have to be different to be better.” John Cooper. To generations of people, the word ‘Mini’ is interchangeable with ‘Cooper’. Whilst the original model, designed by Alec Issigonis, fulfilled the BMC’s request for an ‘economical family car’, it was the sportier Mini Cooper...

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