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Discussion in 'MINI Takes the States 2016 (July 9 - 23, 2016)' started by Nathan, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Nathan

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    In reading about some of the fun stuff going on with MTTS learned about why we can't have fun things.

    Seems some youngster in a modded Countryman went rather fast in the touring lap on track in Charlotte. Passing people on both sides. Passing in the corners, oh and way up on the banking too.

    MINI is now putting a pace car out for all the touring laps. Scofflaws will be asked to leave too.

    There is a video up on FB.
     
  2. Minidave

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    #2 Minidave, Jul 11, 2016
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    A journalist for the Fast Lane video'd himself and a young fellow in a new Clubman doing exactly that too .....their vid seems to have been removed too....

    Edit : found it....

    [ame="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG0EV81dEv8"]Driving a 2016 Mini Clubman at 120 MPH: Mini Takes the States Day 1 - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    What's FB?
     
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    Yeah, I get the impression he doesn't spend a lot of time on track.....:biggrin5:
     
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    Well, he does drive a Clubman so... :D
    "I'm pretty sure we're not supposed to be doing this"
     
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    Nah, that was a loaner car from MINI, besides, my Clubman has been up to 120 on a track many times!
     
  9. DneprDave

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    Heck, my Clubman has been up to 120 on the freeway.
     
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    Looks more like D-bag takes the states. Idiots
     
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    They should have slapped that guy upside his head...
    And taken the MINI away from him and made him drive a beige automatic Toyota Camry with a non functional AC and run flat tires for the rest of the trip....
     
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    Watch for my friend Justin and my former Clubby Buzz - they're leaving in the morning and joining the tour in the next few days - he's hard to miss!

    [​IMG]
     
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    You guys are going to make me open this page on my phone so I can watch the videos aren't you...

    I'll be in Cheyenne on the 19th, if anyone here is going.
     
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    That's the same two dingleberrys from TFL that chased me down in Boulder Canyon a few months back to get a look at the Rat!!!

    I still have his contract info if anyone wants it.


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  15. Dave.0

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    I would have loved to chase him down in my 100,000 mile R53 MINI and told him he was a D-bag.

    It would not have taken me long to catch that ugly turd of a car. he was only 120 mph flat out.... :lol: :lol:
     
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    Don't hold back, Dave, tell us how you really feel!!!:lol::lol::lol:
     
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    I believe the "youngster in the modded white Countryman" may not be allowed on the track anymore for the rest of MTTS. If you saw that video, which may have been taken down, he was not doing the parade lap most people were doing...
     
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    Buzz and Justin left Kilgore Texas early this AM, pic taken in Oxford, Miss - about 420 miles today so far.....

    [​IMG]
     
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    That's a great Mini, still can't believe you sold it.
     
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