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Matt Nathanson to Join MINI Takes the States in LA

MotoringFile Sections: MTTS Jun 27th, 2012 No Comments

MTTS starts next week! As we continue to receive updates, we’ll keep sharing them! We’ve got more information about the headlining act in LA at the final stop of MTTS 2012 below. We discussed this during Woofcast 428, along with a few other things. Full press release after the jump!


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MINI Takes the States to Feature JCW GP

MotoringFile Sections: JCW GP, MTTS, R55 (Clubman) Jun 5th, 2012 9 Comments

More details about MINI TAKES THE STATES 2012 have been released. Earlier we let you know about registrations. We have learned that they have increased capacity at most of the events along the way, so if you encountered a problem registering for something specific, please try again!

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MINI Takes the States 2012 Updates

MotoringFile Sections: MTTS Jun 4th, 2012 No Comments

With fewer than 30 days until this year’s largest State-side MINI event, White Roof Radio and MotoringFile are getting very excited! So is MINI USA and they have provided some more details for us to share with you!

First of all, if you haven’t registered yet, or had difficulty registering, please try again! Some changes and updates have been made to the official MTTS website that should help to streamline your process. While you are there, you should also book your hotels since the majority of group rates for MTTS will be closing by the end of this week, if they haven’t already. continued →

MTTS 2012 Update

MotoringFile Sections: MTTS, Podcast Apr 4th, 2012 16 Comments

Todd and db had the opportunity to speak with Caryn Grun, MINI Events Manager for MINI USA along with Michael Johnston, a Para-Triathlon athlete competing in the 2016 Para Olympics, live from the New York Auto Show. Details like an update to the route through Colorado and conformation that there will be an autoX component at 3 stops during MINI Takes the States. We also found out where MTTS will be kicking off from; MINI USA Headquarters in New Jersey!

Registration opens tomorrow at minitakesthestates.com. Make sure to get yourself registered and keep yourself tuned in to White Roof Radio and Motoringfile for all of your MTTS details as they become available!

We are seeing requests for more information to help with planning your time with MTTS. We have a route and dates. What more are you looking for? Let us know in the comments and we’ll do our best to find out.

Go Forth. Go West. Go MINI

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Breaking: MINI Takes the States Details

MotoringFile Sections: MTTS Feb 27th, 2012 15 Comments

Not long ago, official MTTS details appeared on MINI USA’s Facebook page. What you see above are the official route and destination dates. Here is the text version:

Day 1 – Wed July 4 – NY to DC (via Philadelphia)

Day 2 – Thurs July 5 – DC to Charlotte

Day 3 – Fri July 6 – Charlotte to Nashville

Day 4 – Sat July 7 – Nashville to Louisville

Day 5 – Sun July 8 – Louisville to Chicago

Day 6 – Mon July 9 – Chicago to Des Moines

Day 7 – Tues July 10 – Des Moines to Lincoln

Day 8 – Wed July 11 – Lincoln to Denver

Day 9 – Thurs July 12 – Denver to Albuquerque

Day 10 – Fri July 13 – Albuquerque to Phoenix

Day 11 – Sat July 14 – Phoenix to Los Angeles

Day 12 – Sun July 15 – Los Angeles

We’ll have full coverage of MTTS both here on MotoringFile and over on WhiteRoofRadio.com, so stay tuned. You can also follow along over at MINIUSA’s Facebook page.

MTTS Exclusive: AutoX Locations

MotoringFile Sections: MTTS Feb 24th, 2012 4 Comments

More MTTS details are being leaked. Here is the latest that should be landing in your inboxes this weekend. Really exciting news for those of you cone-chasers among us!

MINI AutoCross locations for the MINI TAKES THE STATES, the only official cross-country MINI road rally, are confirmed! During the trip, from July 4 – 15, motorers can test their mettle (and skill) on MINIcross courses in Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago and the trip’s ultimate destination – Los Angeles. Plenty of info is still to come, so join the MINI TAKES THE STATES 2012 mailing list to stay updated.

Go Forth. Go West. Go MINI

We are expecting more details about the official route and dates very early next week. Stay tuned!

Save the Date: MTTS is July 4-15, 2012

MotoringFile Sections: MTTS, Official News Jan 27th, 2012 9 Comments

Many of you will receive this information in an email from MINI over the next few hours, but we’ve got the word early thanks to MINI and White Roof Radio. This year’s installment of MINI’s epic road trip, MINI Takes The States, will take place over 11 days starting on Independence Day. continued →

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