Date: Saturday, July 11, 2015
Location: Otto’s MINI, 305 Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA [MAP]

Meet up Time: 10 a.m.
Driver’s Meeting: 11:30 a.m.
Rally Start: 12:15 p.m.

What to Bring

  • Lunch
  • Two-Way Radios
  • Full Tank of Petrol
  • Camera
  • Cash for buttons, clings, dinner (See below)

Event Costs

  • $13 per car and $7 per person (so a car with one driver is $20)
  • $22.50 per person for dinner (includes gratuity which is waived if you opt to stay overnight at the hotel and have a Capital Club Card).

Event Details
Pack your lunch and meet at Otto’s, where we will enjoy our lunches and the excellent company!

After lunch, we will depart for a scenic two-and-one-half-hour trip through southeastern Pennsylvania and into the Delaware countryside.

The PhillyMINI portion of the event will end at the entrance to Dover International Speedway.

Once we arrive at the Monster Mile, you can take a tour of the Monster Mile with exclusive photo opportunities. We will participate in laps around the track behind a pace car, photograph your MINI at Turn Four, and tour the Cup Garage and the media center.

Dinner will take place at the Festival Buffet. See above for cost.

Optional Ideas for Adventurers
If you would like to make a night of it, stay and play at the casino after dinner! You can stay overnight at their hotel, at the Hampton Inn or the Sheraton Inn with $25 in free slot play placed directly on a Capital Club Card.

RSVP HERE. (Please note rally, tour, and number in your dinner party in your RSVP.)

Join the discussion HERE.

Maximum number of MINIs: 60

Event Organizer: Edgar Fong


Kick summer into gear with a mid-summer Detail Day and Bar-B-Que!

Date: Saturday, July 18.
Time: 2:00pm.
Location: Sicklerville, NJ 08081

About The Event

Bar-B-Que: John Grabowski’s Bird Brains catering team will provide his famous brats, London broil sliders, ribs, chicken kabobs, hot dogs, salad, pasta salad, a cheese tray, snack foods, hors d’oeuvres, veggies, desserts, soft drinks, and water. The event is BYOB.

Swimming: Bring your swim trunks! There’s a pool for the kids to splash in all day and the adults can cool off when it gets too hot.

Games and Prizes: Bring your game face! Dawn has arranged some fun games and prizes.

Sunset Movie: After the sun sets, enjoy a viewing of My Cousin Vinny!

Detailing: If you really want to detail, we have everything you need.

Maintenance: Anthony Stawiarski will be available to perform simple MINI maintenance, such as oil changes and tire rotations. If you would like your oil changed, please indicate your MINI’s year and model in your RSVP so the supplies will be available. Also indicate any other maintenance needs you would like. Anthony will let you know what the cost is for the supplies and you can pay for them at the event.

More Details and RSVP

NOTE: Due to damage from this week’s storms, this event has been cancelled. It may be rescheduled in the future. Stay tuned to our website and forum for more information and other upcoming events!

The Renegade Rally


Lets go Renegade! Leave your MINI at home. We’re taking out our other cars!

The hosts for this twist on tradition have pieced together a Not Normal route of twists, straights, and as-close-to-off-road as is comfortable for both Jeeps and jalopies.

So how does this work?

Bring your other car. It can be a car, truck, motorcycle, or any other road-worthy and legally motoring car. If your household is MINI only, this may be a great chance to show a MINIless friend what we’re all about by riding along in their car. Rent something you’ve always wanted to try for a day. Or post in the forum thread and find a seat in a non-MINI with a friend. We don’t care what you drive, it just can’t be a MINI.

So we’re hoping you’ll join us on this NON-MINI rally and still enjoy it as if it was.

Meetup: Cancelled
Leaving: Cancelled
Location: Cancelled
Lunch: Nick’s Roast Beef, West Chester, PA Map

What to Bring:

  • Money for lunch
  • Water and/or snacks for the drive
  • FRS radios

Note: This is not a PhillyMINI event. There are no waivers or fees.

RSVP here.

Please indicate what kind of car you are bringing and the number in your party for lunch. If the RSVP is closed and you need to update your information, feel free to comment in the discussion thread!

Join the discussion here.

Maximum # of Cars: 30
Rally Masters: Keith & Amanda



The 2015 PhillyMINI motoring season is here, and there’s so much fun to be had at PhillyMINI, but first you will want to join!

CLICK HERE to purchase a 2015 Motoring &/or Navigator Membership. (You’ll be taken to the PhillyMINI Forums to register first, if you are not already a Forum Member)

Note: The online membership requests are input one at a time. If you have multiple memberships (i.e. Motoring Member and Navigator), you will go through the process steps for each one individually.

Within 48 hours, you will receive an email with a link to the waiver/registration form for you to electronically fill out.   If you purchase a membership and return your forms by March 22nd, you can claim your badge and membership kit at the 2015 Member Meeting!

Many of our members use Tapatalk to keep up with PhillyMINI while on-the-go. Tapatalk doesn’t yet offer a calendar feature, giving you easy access to the RSVP system. We know it can be a challenge to RSVP for events or peek at the calendar while you’re on the run. Trust us, we feel your pain. It’s not the Mayan Calendar but click the image of the MINIan below or right here to go directly to the calendar on the PhillyMINI forum. As long as you’re logged in,  it will take you right there. Not a registered user of the forum? Click here! PhillyMINI Calendar

Quick Calendar Reference

June 27: The Renegade Rally – U-Plan-It

July 11: MINIs to The Monster Mile – Sponsored by Otto’s MINI

July 18: Detail Day Tailgate

July 25: The Steeplechase Rally

Aug 9: The PhillyMINI Meet – Sponsored by MINI of The Main Line

Aug 12: Dinner – Perfect Pizza

Aug 15: Pixels Movie Get Together

Aug 23: The Great Photo Challenge III – Sponsored by MINI of Allentown

Sept 6: Union Jack Rally IV

Sept 16: Dinner – Gastropub

Sept 19: The Sands Casino Rally

Oct 10: PhillyMINI in The Mountains XI

Oct 11: The MINI Maguires II

Oct 21: Dinner – Austrian

Oct 24: Picture Perfect Parks

Nov 7: The Night Owl

Nov 18: Dinner – Moroccan

Nov 22: The Fall Cooper Cup XXIII

Dec 5: Deck The MINIs – Sponsored by Otto’s MINI

Dec 16: Dinner – Italian

Why scour the web looking for great resources for your MINI? If you’re a Philly-area MINI owner, look no further!

Click here to visit our MINI Cooper Resources page!

We have your MINI covered from boot to bonnet with this list of great local and web retailers. From national events and forums to magazines, podcasts and sellers of stubby antennas, this list contains everything you need to customize your MINI and keep it running like new.

PhillyMINI is a non-profit corporation and was founded in 2003. Since our founding, we have had nearly 2,200 registered users of our forums and have around 325 members per year.

Our mission is to provide safe, fun motoring and dining events that give MINI and Mini owners the opportunity to network. We host approximately 25 events per year.

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