Event News

From Barca to Bilbao

Having “rewarded” ourselves with an extra days rest after the Two Ball awards party on the Monday night, we left Barcelona on the Wednesday morning at 4am, in the dark, just little Eva and the large trucks.  Driving on through the Rioja region, skirting the bottom of the Pyrenees, we were slowly climbing. Swapping drivers…
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Barca Baby!

We set off early again in a convoy, four cars in total, on our final push to Barcelona. We were quietly confident Eva would make it but kept that hope to ourselves,  not wanting to risk fate. This was the shortest leg of the journey, a “mere” 280 miles, so Eva was chosen as the…
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Monaco Or Bust?

Staying in Monaco with your car means that you are obliged to drive the F1 circuit. Eva did 3 laps in total. Now we don’t know if she broke any records for being the slowest car to complete the circuit nor how many other Minis have done the route but what we can report is…
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On Days Like These

Our next challenge for Eva was to get her over the Alps via the Frejus Tunnel. Would she make it up? And perhaps more importantly, would she make it back down the other side? We’d set off early and the air was cool, and stayed cool as she climbed up the mountain pass. Nice and…
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