NEVADA CITY, Calif., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Mini Mania team of 4 Classic Mini Coopers has been chosen to race against some of the best of the best Vintage race cars in the annual Premiere Vintage race event. The Team will be led by Don Racine racing both his Classic Yellow 1961 Mini Cooper #61 and the now famous Aardvark. Dennis Racine will be racing his father's famous 1967 "Monty Mini" #177. Julie Racine will be racing a 1960 Green Mini originally built 20 years by her brother (Dennis). John Burnham (Don's son-in-law) will be racing another of Team Mini Mania cars, a 1965 Silver Mini Cooper S.
The annual race draws from around the world more cars and drivers than can be accepted in any one event. With such a famous event at such a famous race track the selections of cars and drivers has to be very discerning. Heritage of the cars and drivers are foremost in the selection as well as presentation at the event. Don Racine has been accepted since the first of these events 25 years ago. This will be the first year that all four of the Team Mini Mania Mini Coopers have been accepted for this event and thus will be putting on a real show!
This year's Wine Country Classic Vintage Car Races (aka Sonoma Historical Motorsports Festival) at Sears Point Raceway offers a thrill for vintage car enthusiasts. With a 12 turn, 2.52 mile course, attendees are bound to see the vintage cars at their best. There will also be an open paddock to get an up close and personal view of the cars. The weekend also features the Wine Country Pavilion with samplings of fine foods and wines from Sonoma and Napa Valleys. It's a perfect pairing of the wine country and racing you won't want to miss!
Be sure to join the team and cheer on your favorite Mini!
What: Sonoma Historical Motorsports Festival
Where: 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma, CA 95476
When: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - Sunday, May 19, 2013
About Mini Mania Inc.
Mini Mania Inc. is the market leader in the Mini Cooper and Classic Mini parts and accessories business. Based in Nevada City California, Mini Mani has been in business for 38 years, selling Mini products worldwide though it's web site www.minimania.com, or its phone specialists at 800 946-2642
Don Racine Mini Mania Inc., 800 946-2642 or 530 470-8300, firstname.lastname@example.org
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