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Get Ready For Stormin' Norman's MINI Thunder

For a second year in a row NORCAL MINIS will attend Stormin' Norman's MINI Thunder at Thunderhill Raceway, Willows, CA, Sunday, February 17, 2012.  Ever wanted to learn how to race on a track in y0ur own MINI?  Here's your opportunity.

Event Requirements

Last day to register online: Thurs., Jan 17, 2013

Participants must be 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license and proof of current insurance. Guests must be 18 years old to take free rides (Parade Laps) @ Lunch. You must fill out the on-line registration form & vehicle technical check list, http://www.minithunderhill.com/Event_Registration.cfm


You will need a SA 2005 or newer rated helmet. That is “A” for automotive and not “M” for motorcycle. Helmets are available for rent at the track @ $35/day. Be sure to get to the track early to get your helmet. If you decide to purchase a helmet I suggest that you purchase a SA 2010 or newer.

This event is open to all MINI/Minis of all types and models. You may notice other cars entered. These are coache's and instructor's cars.

Saturday Night's dinner and no-host beverage service and Sunday's breakfast are being provided directly by Thunderhill Grill and not MINI Thunder IV. Thunderhill Grill is handling the money associated with that. There is an ATM at Thunderhill.

Get ready to join Stormin' Norman at MINI Thunder IV with this instructive video posted on Stormin' Norman's MINI Thunder facebook timeline:

This one will help you get a feel for speed, shifting and braking points on the track:


Maximize your time on the track by studying this Turn By Turn Guide at Trackpedia.com.

See you there!