2019 National Mini/MINI events

Maybe you hear that 2019 is the 60th anniversary of Mini.  While Minnesota United MINIs (M.U.M.) has great events throughout the year, there are many national events held at various locations.  Some will be doing special things for this anniversary year. Some 2019 events are listed below.  Some M.U.M. members have participated in these events […]

Read More…

East Meets West 2019

First a little history.  Years ago there were two Mini/MINI clubs in Minnesota.  One was the Minnesota Minis Pizza Eating and Psychiatric Self Help Association or MMPEAPSHA for short.  That club was for the original or classic Mini Coopers.  The second club was ‘Sota-MINIs and formed for the new MINI Cooper cars. In 1973, a Mini gathering […]

Read More…

A Mini Mark II what? A Mini Traveller? A Mini Moke what?

I look at all the Classic Mini Cooper vehicles and they call them different names.  The names don’t match the current MINI Cooper cars, why not?  There are some different variations of Minis, what is up with them? The information below concerns the original or classic Mini Cooper.  BMW purchased British Rover Group in 1994 […]

Read More…

Why New Brighton to New London?

Why do we drive from New London to New Brighton every year? That’s a really good question!  It all started with the London to Brighton Mini Run… In 2005 we decided to copy this event in the United States. The SotaMINIs car club organized the New London to New Brighton Run in the state of Minnesota […]

Read More…