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Davenport Run - Saturday July 13, 2024

Join the Norcal Minis club for an epic drive from San Jose through the scenic Santa Cruz Mountains! Enjoy stunning vistas and wine tasting a...

Brian Harper's First 2016 JCW Drive For Driving

Brian Harper reviews the 2016 MINI John Cooper Works for Canada's Driving and, after his first drive, finds:
While taking in a sports car race at Connecticut’s esteemed Lime Rock circuit recently, I spotted a fan wearing a T-shirt with this on the front: “Unique cars need unique drivers.” That perfectly describes how the Mini John Cooper Works should be viewed. The JCW name, steeped in racing history, is attached to a car equal to it, one that caters to only the most dedicated of the larger Mini faithful (JCW sales account for only a few per cent of the brand’s total).