MINI Cooper Prototype Preview 1997
Media preview of the new MINI on the eve of the Frankfurt Motor Show in
September 1997. Almost a hoax as it was a "skin prototype" based on the
modified platform, engine and running gear of a Fiat Punto! It successfully
diverted publicity from the arrival of the new Mercedes A-Class and Smart
cars.This news clip includes an interview with the late John Cooper.
Mini MPI Launch 1997
Launch preview at BMH Gaydon, of the upgraded Mini MPI (Multi Point
Injection) range for 1997 with drivers airbag, seatbelt pre-tensioners,
door side impact bars and front mounted radiator. Despite Rover's original
plan to end Mini production in 1997 due to new European safety and
emmisions legislation, BMW's new investment in the Mini and John Cooper's
insistence on this last update finally got the MPI into production in 1996,
extending the Mini's life by 4 more years until the launch of the New MINI
brscc 1967 part 1
BRSCC end of year review. features footage from the International Racing
Car Show, and races from Brands Hatch and Oulton Park, Sports cars and
Saloon Cars as well as a non championship F1 race, March 12, 1967 - Race of
Champions at Brands Hatch, opening race of the season.
Rudskogen Sept 2009 - Historic Racing Mini Cooper S
Racing at my local track Rudskogen in my 1965 Morris Mini Cooper S. The
race is The Norwegian Cup for historic racing, with everything from a
period E Opel Kadett to a 1976 Broadspeed Capri. All classes run in one
Sunbeam Imp Special Saloon
Sunbeam Imp SS1300 class race car, Suzuki 1300cc 16v engine
Just running the engine after repairs to see that everything is working.
ZCars Mini - New Race Car -Magazine Shoot
A few moments from a magazine shoot at Brands Hatch of a couple of ZCars
for the now sadly suspended Track and Race Cars Magazine. See the magazine
here: http://issuu.com/p1media/docs/november2009e or here
http://www.zcars.org.uk for more details of the cars.
Snetterton 1982 Gerry Marshall
Prod saloon race, won by Norris Miles. Great scrap between Gerry Marshall &
Skid Scarborough in Capris. Filmed by a friend of Gerry, posted with
permission from copyright holder Gregor Marshall.