Calling All MINI Drivers

The Heritage Motor Centre in Warwickshire is inviting all MINI drivers to take part in their MINI Day on Sunday 5 October for a celebration of 44 years of the little car.

The Italian Job is organising a mile of MINIs, of all ages, shapes and sizes to take part in the parade at the Heritage Motor Centre. MINI drivers are asked to register and pledge a donation of £30 in aid of the National Children's Homes charity by contacting Freddie St George the organiser on 01273 418100 or e-mailing mile@iltalianjob.com before the event.

There will be a host of activities for all the family on the day including an amazing 'carobatic' display by Russ Swift and his stunt team. Russ has been involved in the launch of the new American version of The Italian Job film and will be giving a public performance of a variety of dare-devil stunts in the main arena during the day. There will also be an opportunity to join him in the passenger seat if you have the nerve for an amazing ride!

The Heritage Motor Centre is home to the largest collection of historic British cars and has an enviable collection of classic MINIs on display in the motor museum. Over the next few months visitors can see the new Driven by Design exhibition, which highlights some of the iconic car designs over the past century and the influences fashion and consumer design have on the cars.

If you have a MINI or previously owned a MINI or just like MINIs, classic or new MINI, make sure you don't miss this end-of-year anniversary party which starts at 10 a.m. on Sunday (5 Oct). All MINI drivers will receive FREE entry to the event and MINI passengers receive £1 discount on the normal charges of £8 adults, £7 concessions, £6 children (5-16 yrs) under fives free, family tickets (2 adults + 3 children) £25. Heritage Motor Centre enquiries: 01926 641188.

Published 27 September 2003 Melanie Carter
 

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