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WeatherTech places its welcome mat at Laguna Seca Raceway

A new era began in April when automotive floor mat manufacturer WeatherTech assumed the naming rights of Laguna Seca Raceway creating WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The contract is for five years with an option for an additional five years. Automotive accessory retailer WeatherTech, known for its DigitalFit™ floor mats manufactured in America, expands its footprint […]

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Picnic among the giants during the Devil’s Backbone Run

SCMM members attending this year’s Devil’s Backbone Run are in for a giant treat, literally! A picnic among the Giant Sequoias at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Located a short distance from the historic town on Murphys, where the MINI Maniacs will be spending two nights, the park is home to two groves of the […]

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Run routes revealed for Southwest MINI Fest

Gear-up for a four-day weekend of all things MINI! Join us, the SoCal MINI Maniacs, as we host the 3rd biennial Southwest MINI Fest in beautiful San Diego, CA. Meet an mingle with fellow MINI enthusiasts, travel San Diego’s scenic back roads and twisties, visit bucolic wineries, compete in a MINI car show, explore Old […]

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Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  February 26, 2018. MINI USA today announced that Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks, is again the Official Charity Partner of the legendary MINI owners road rally, MINI TAKES THE STATES. Similar to the MTTS 2016 partnership, a portion of […]

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The Petersen Museum celebrates Enzo Ferrari with a Cruise-In

Los Angeles (Feb. 25, 2018) — The Petersen Automotive Museum celebrated the birthday of Italian carmaker and racing legend Enzo Ferrari today with a Cruise-In and Car Show on the upper level of the museum’s parking structure. A fitting honor considering that more Ferraris are sold in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world. […]

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‘Wheeler Dealers’ TV star Mike Brewer meets MINI Maniacs

San Clemente, Calif., Feb 10, 2018 – Wheeler Dealers, the wildly popular British television series, now produced here in the U.S. by Velocity Channel, dropped by Cars & Coffee in San Clemente today to film a segment for an upcoming episode. In this episode, set to air April 24, co-star Mike Brewer buys and flips […]

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Buckle up – The flying car is about to take off!

It seems we’ve been waiting for a flying car ever since George Jetson took to the airways in the 1962 animated sitcom, “The Jetsons.” Wait no more, the flying car is here! But don’t sell your MINI just yet. The first flying car that you can actually buy, the PAL-V Liberty, is set to debut […]

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Mythical unicorn spotted at Marston’s Breakfast

VALENCIA (Jan. 27, 2018) – An elusive white unicorn that was first seen in Malibu in early January, was spotted again today at the Marston’s Breakfast event in Valencia. This time in the arms of two-year-old Leighton Dicus, granddaughter of SCMM member Mari Estrella, who was among the members that attended today’s breakfast. The Marston’s […]