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Pacific Coast Run January 24, 2021 - DATE CHANGED TO February 20, 2021

This is a PAID Member Event Only!  Note To All Members: Run is dependent on the COVID restrictions in those counties on the day of the run. ...

Track Day Special Edition MINI Being Created By MINI UK

MotoringFile covers the creation by MINI UK of a limited edition MINI JCW Challenge for track days. Changes made to the JCW include:
  1. The chassis has been upgraded with Nitron springs and dampers along with front camber plates. They will be fully adjustable for both height and camber. There’s also a stiffer set of sway bars to give flatter handling.
  2. Brakes are the same four-piston Brembo set-up from the JCW but the Challenge will use bespoke Mintex pads of greater bite.
  3. A real old school limited slip differential from Quaife will be standard on the car – the first mechanical differential since the early days of the R56 (sorry EVO – MINIs other than the R53 GP did have a true diff)
  4. Finally MINI UK will be fitting Team Dynamics wheels in order to save over 3 lbs per corner. They’ll be 17″ in dimeter but will a full 7.5″ white. The tire choice remains a mystery.