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MotoringFile at MINI Takes the States

MINI Takes the States 2010. The largest MINI event the US has ever seen is less than a month away and MotoringFile will be covering from every angle. With the help of Todd, Db and Chad from Whiteroofradio we plan to bring you audio, video, photos and stories from both the road and from the final event in Denver.

We’ll be leading the caravan from LA (DB), NYC (Todd) and Chicago (myself & Chad). Now all that’s needed is you. It’s MINI’s goal to make this the biggest and best MTTS ever. So lets get a show of hands. Give us a shout in the comment section below if you’re planning to attend any of the MTTS festivities.

And if you see any of us during MTTS be sure to give us a shout in person. Here’s the official MotoringFile/WRR cheat sheet for spotting us:

  • Gabe = Black MCS with JCW aerokit
  • Todd = Red JCW Covertible
  • DB = Red MCS with JCW wheels

For more information about MINI Takes the States check out both MotoringFile’s MTTS section and the official website.

Written By: Gabe

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=832554306 Mark Rosenthal

    I’m already here and waiting for everyone else to arrive in Denver.

  • Jim C

    We’ll be attending the events in DC, then meeting up in Indy for most of the drive to Denver. (Skipping the Dodge City stop and going to MITM.)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1323392365 Richard Lin

    We’ll be there (in Denver) with our new Clubman S as a vendor for both MTTS and MITM. Can’t wait!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=843015007 Michael Green

    Excited to get to Atlanta to start the Rally (driving from Texas might be the worst part of the trip). Going all the way to St Louis then heading up to Minis in the Mountains for the rest of the trip. So if you need a Southern reporter, I am your man! Cant wait!

  • http://www.facebook.com/markus.stampfli Markus Stampfli

    Starting off with the pre-MTTS with a Poker Run from San Diego to LA. Then onward to Denver with DB and everyone else!

    Markus + Ryan = Mellow Yellow MCS with black stripes and hopefully new rims and tires before the rally!

  • Sterling Smith

    Little known fact; If you rub DB’s head prior to leaving, there will not be any police on your route. Let’s get to rubbin’ that nugget!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ryanmd.az Mark Ryan

    azminiman and scuzzlepook with be going from Phx to LA back to Phx -> Denver

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1145665586 DUDE!

    Mark Ryan, I knew you were twisted…;-) Dinner on the 5th or 6th at Cucina Ballardini.

    Too bad I won’t get to me GABE this time either.

  • Chris Norrick

    Wife and I will be meeting up in Indy and going all the way to Denver!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1207868968 Steve Rosenblum

    I’ll be at the Chicagoland events, and down to Indy.

    You can spot me in a Red/White Cooper with offset stripes ;-)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1046757782 Peter Braun

    GP 1636, Pbraun and Merry will be at Atlanta and on to Denver, back to NC via Chattanooga and Memphis. See ya!

  • Erik

    I’m here already! But yes, I will be at MTTS!

  • http://www.facebook.com/gbmini Ian Cull

    I just wish we knew all the planned events by now; it’s tough to decide what to do without knowing what’s going on!

  • JonPD

    GP0509 from the NW

    Look forward to seeing tons of MINI people along the way.

  • http://www.phillymini.org Joe, PM PhillyMINI

    Todd,

    I hope you will enjoy the Philly lunch stop at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Google it. Look forward to seeing you!

    Cheers,

    Joe

  • Lauryn Taylor

    I’m not missing this one! Will be doing the official route from SF to Denver including the Bonneville Salt Flats!!

  • nervous

    I live in Indy & would love to hook-up with the spoke, here. Unfortunately, it is during the week & a man has got to work to afford his MINI. :-(

  • http://motoringfile J. Banks

    Does anybody know the route from Kansas City to Dodge? We can’t make the trip but would love to be along the road to see y’all go motoring by and wave.

  • http://www.facebook.com/MINIofSterling Kevin McConnell

    I’ll be mingling at the DC event(s). Hello Chicago!

  • gasmini

    @J Banks Does anybody know the route from Kansas City to Dodge? We can’t make the trip but would love to be along the road to see y’all go motoring by and wave.

    Jim; I think most of them are taking hwy 50.

  • Todd
    I just wish we knew all the planned events by now; it’s tough to decide what to do without knowing what’s going on!

    Ian – all the info on the events in each city is posted at the minitakesthestates.com site. Click on the stars for the cities to see the events. They’ve been posted for a couple of weeks now.

  • Todd
    Does anybody know the route from Kansas City to Dodge? We can’t make the trip but would love to be along the road to see y’all go motoring by and wave.

    Some MINIs will be traveling west on 50 from Emporia and some will be taking I-70.

  • Fernando

    I’m in LA and waiting.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1070696962 Kevin Stephenson

    I’ll be going from Atlanta to Indy!! Then back to AL :(

    I thought Chad was coming to Atlanta, guess the plans changed. See everybody on the road!

  • http://dbmini.us DB

    Little known fact; If you rub DB’s head prior to leaving, there will not be any police on your route. Let’s get to rubbin’ that nugget!

    This hasn’t been proven. FYI.

    I’ll be on the Poker run from San Diego to Santa Anita, as well as at Santa Anita the day before with my 235K mile R50.

  • Chrissy Callaghan

    I’ll be meeting up in NYC, then on to the rest of the rally to Denver. Anyone else taking the route from NYC???


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