While it’s old news to MotoringFile readers (since we exclusively scooped the correct dates weeks ago), MINI USA has officially announced the dates and locations of MTTS 2008. In the coming months you’ll read, hear and see much more about MTTS here on MotoringFile and on Whiteroofradio. But until then, here’s the official release with the locations and dates that we reported on previously.

>Two years ago, MINI Takes the States rambled coast-to-coast with thousands of MINI Owners joining up for a legendary motoring extravaganza. This year, though, everyone hoped even more folks could get in on the fun. So the MINI owner community voted for us to visit four U.S. cities for four separate blowout weekends throughout the

>Well, it’s on. Combining our two great passions – motoring and merry making – we’re cooking up some incredible weekends. There will be great parties and events, fun entertainment and maybe even some quality time for you and your MINI on a closed track.

>Take a look at the cities we’ll be descending on, mark your calendars and start recruiting your co-pilots. We’re aiming for official registration to begin in early April, so keep an eye on your inbox for the next update. Then get ready to join a huge gang of fellow MINI fans for some unforgettable weekends of epic motoring.

– Miami: June 13-15
– Boston: June 20-22
– Chicago: July 25-27
– Los Angeles: August 1-3