Daily Archives: April 5, 2012


MINI Takes the States 2012 route and itinerary

MINI Takes the States final map

Here is the final MINI Takes the States 2012 route map and itinerary.  Coast-to-coast total driving distance is 3,903 miles!

DATE LOCATIONS MILES
Wednesday, July 4 MINI Headquarters – Woodcliff Lake, NJ to Washington D.C. (via Philadelphia)
Autocross: Philadelphia
270 miles
Thursday, July 5 Washington D.C. to Charlotte, NC 413 miles
Friday, July 6 Charlotte, NC to Nashville, TN 450 miles
Saturday, July 7 Nashville, TN to Louisville, KY
Autocross: Nashville
190 miles
Sunday, July 8 Louisville, KY to Chicago, IL
Autocross: Chicago
325 miles
Monday, July 9 Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA 325 miles
Tuesday, July 10 Des Moines, IA to Lincoln, NE 204 miles
Wednesday, July 11 Lincoln, NE to Boulder, CO 486 miles
Thursday, July 12 Boulder, CO to Albuquerque, NM 447 miles
Friday, July 13 Albuquerque, NM to Phoenix, AZ 418 miles
Saturday, July 14 Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA
Autocross: Los Angeles
375 miles
Sunday, July 15 Los Angeles to home

See the complete MINI Takes the States 2012 Route Itinerary and Details.


MINI Takes the States 2012 registration now open

MINI Takes the States 2012 registration

MINI USA has opened registration for MINI Takes the States 2012 at minitakesthestates.com.  The registration page lets you sign up using your Facebook account or by entering your information and choosing from three options:

  • I would like to attend MINI Takes the States 2012
  • I would like to attend MINIcross only
  • I cannot attend either events but would like to participate online.

Select the MINIcross-only option if you just plan to participate in one of the four events in Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

Participating online includes several MINI Games, including a regular MINI quiz game:

Can’t attend MTTS2012 or MINIcross but still want to join the community? Register today and play along from your arm chair with the MINI Motorhead game. New quizzes will be posted each week and then daily during the event, enabling you to earn points and declare your MINI mastery.

Note:  As of 9:00am, the Facebook registration method doesn’t seem to work.