HRCR Press Release: Mini Sport Junior Mini Cup Technical Regulations now available.


The 2016 entrants of the Mini Sport Mini Cup.

The Mini Sport Junior Mini Cup will be run as a class within the HRCR old STAGER Asphalt Historic Rally Championship aimed at encouraging young people into historic rallying. Whilst drivers must be under 25 years of age on the 1st January 2017 to be eligible there will be no age limit for co-drivers. It will run over the 5 National B events on the UK mainland within the old STAGER Championship – dates can be viewed here.

The winner of the Mini Sport Junior Mini Cup will receive the Mini Sport Junior Mini Trophy and a supported entry on a major UK Asphalt Rally in 2018.

The base for building a Junior Cup Mini is any 998cc Mini providing it has been registered before the 31.12.90 which is the cut-off date for historic category 4b vehicles. The car must be built using a mandatory safety preparation kit supplied by Mini Sport which includes a full bolt-in Safety Devices Roll Cage, Fire extinguishers, sump guard, front disc brake kit & master cut out switch. Depending on budget you can then purchase from Mini Sport various upgrade kits for the engine, transmission and suspension. Minilite Wheels and Yokohama control tyres are mandatory and must be purchased through Mini Sport.

The full technical specification and parts price list can be obtained either from Mini Sport or the HRCR using the contact details below. Competitors will need to join the HRCR before being able to order parts at the special discounts that Mini Sport are offering Junior Mini Cup competitors. This can be done online through the HRCR website or contacting the HRCR through

With 50 years of experience in tuning and preparing Minis for competition, the Mini Sport technical team are ready to help you build your Mini Sport Junior Cup Car.

For more information and a copy of the technical specification please contact either Simon Malins from the HRCR on 07785 308165, Rob Eastwood at Mini Sport on 01282 778731 or by e-mail to

Kevin Baldwin


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