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Gold Country Run & Annual Picnic Saturday July 24, 2021

Your Hosts For The Event:  Dave and Anne Sitter Date of the Event: Saturday July 24, 2021  This is a fun run into the beautiful and historic...

We Bet You Didn't Know . . .

. . . the six facts about pointed out in this Automobile Magazine article, MINIs one of which is:
2. JCW Minis are frequently crossed-shopped with Porsche.  
At first, it sounds a little far-fetched for someone interested in the near-flawless sports-car dynamics of Porsche to also have a hotted-up front-wheel-drive hatchback on their radar. Apparently there’s a closer relationship than meets the eye, though.

“It’s a performance-minded customer,” says Potgieter, “but it’s also the community you buy into when you sign up with one of these brands. Porsche has a very similar following to Mini when it comes to motorsports, especially in terms of cars that focus on character instead of horsepower.”

Looking for the return of the even wilder Mini GP? You'll have to wait until the end of the car's current life cycle.