1965 Austin Mini Cooper S Vintage Racing @ Grattan Michigan
Greg Wold is driving his very fast Mini at the VSCDA races in Grattan. I wish I could take credit for this, but this was Greg's idea. As you can see the car is fast, but watch Greg's footwork and you will see why the car is very fast.
Swiftune 140bhp Mini with in car footage
Gordon Scott's Swiftune-powered racer.
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Austin Mini Cooper S.
Austin Mini Cooper S.Short Auto Test at Caernarfon Harbour car park,Three
Castles Welsh Classic Car trial.
Mini Cooper 'S' Graham Russell Phillip Island Classic 2011 Race 3
Race 3 of the production cars under 3 litre. Grahams first time at the
island - has a great battle with some BDA Escorts.
To skip a couple of cars back to the Black/White Cooper 'S' click here:
(Graham is probably spewing he built such a good engine for it ;))
Race 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43vQcmOiAf8
Race 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=az-omeQLkyc
Race 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvxQ5K7uFmU
Autocross - 1973 Austin Mini Cooper - MAY2013
TSCC Autocross in Virginia Beach, VA, 19-MAY-2013
My first race ever and it happened to downpour, but still a good time!
The video gives a layout of the course and quick breakdown of the rules.
AUSTIN MINI COOPER S 1968 - Modest test drive - Engine sound | SCC TV
Recently we came across this beautiful Austin Mini Cooper S 1968 at The
Gallery in Brummen, The Netherlands. We took the car for a little spin! We
love to hear your comments on our videos or receive a like! Thanks a lot!
The Mini is a small economy car made by the British Motor Corporation (BMC)
and its successors from 1959 until 2000. The original is considered a
British icon of the 1960s. Its space-saving front-wheel drive layout --
allowing 80 per cent of the area of the car's floorpan to be used for
passengers and luggage -- influenced a generation of car makers. The
vehicle is in some ways considered the British equivalent of its German
contemporary the Volkswagen Beetle, which enjoyed similar popularity in
North America. In 1999 the Mini was voted the second most influential car
of the 20th century, behind the Ford Model T.
This distinctive two-door car was designed for BMC by Sir Alec Issigonis.
It was manufactured at the Longbridge and Cowley plants in England, the
Victoria Park / Zetland British Motor Corporation (Australia) factory in
Sydney, Australia, and later also in Spain (Authi), Belgium, Chile, Italy
(Innocenti), Malta, Portugal, South Africa, Uruguay, Venezuela and
Yugoslavia. The Mini Mark I had three major UK updates -- the Mark II, the
Clubman and the Mark III. Within these was a series of variations,
including an estate car, a pick-up truck, a van and the Mini Moke -- a
jeep-like buggy. The Mini Cooper and Cooper "S" were sportier versions that
were successful as rally cars, winning the Monte Carlo Rally four times
from 1964 through to 1967, although in 1966 the Mini was disqualified after
the finish, along with six other British entrants, which included the first
four cars to finish, under a questionable ruling that the cars had used an
illegal combination of headlamps and spotlights.
On introduction in August 1959 the Mini was marketed under the Austin and
Morris names, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor. The Austin Seven
was renamed to Austin Mini in January 1962 and Mini became a marque in its
own right in 1969. In 1980 it once again became the Austin Mini and in 1988
the Rover Mini.
Austin Mini With B18 Vtec Swap, Burnout
This is an 1980 Austin Mini, Right Hand Drive.
- Engine out of an Acura Integra GSR, B18c1 Vtec
- Factory Honda 5 Speed Transmission
- Custom Brakes, Subframe, Fiberglass Flip Front End
- Skunk2 Intake Manifold
- Corbeu Racing Seats
- AutoMeter Gauges
Built it myself =)
Classic Mini Remote Gearbox Rebuild
In this video, Mini Mania's Tony Gambirasi takes you through the steps to
rebuild the 4-speed remote gearbox for the classic Mini. Instead of
searching for hard to find pre-A+ gears for use in the rebuild, Tony shows
you how to use the 3-step layshaft and easier to find A+ gear set in a
remote gearbox case.
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Race car build - part 2
Part two of many videos regarding our 1978 austin mini build! Stay tuned as
we have many many more videos planned!
The MINI - A Celebration Of A Classic British Icon
The mini is, quite simply, the most popular British car ever built, and
even more importantly, has become a classic British Icon.
This programme is a true celebration of the mini in every conceivable form.
With the help of a dedicated group of mini enthusiasts, step back in time
and discover the secrets of this much loved little car's success. Hear the
story of the mini's development dating back to Issigonis' groundbreaking
design of the late 1950's, right up to BMW's brand new MINI of the 21st
Century, whilst enjoying a rare opportunity to see a whole host of mini's,
up close and personal.
They say that anybody who remembers the 1960's couldn't actually have been
there, so for anyone in need of a reminder, this trip down memory lane to
the mini's glory years will be a nostalgic treat not to be missed. From the
drawing board of Issigonis to the legend that now is the thoroughly modern
MINI, this is great British design at its brilliant best, timeless,
treasured and an inspiration.
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