Monthly Archives: February 2013


MINI events calendar 2013 (updated)

Mickey and MINI 8

photo by Janet Ford

Since we first posted the 2013 MINI Events Calendar, we learned of dates for more major events such as AMVIV 10 and Mickey & MINI 9.  Here is the updated calendar.

Major Mini and MINI Meets

Date(s) Event Location Description
2/17 MINI Thunder IV Willows, CA MINI and Mini track day at Thunderhill Raceway Park.
2/22 – 2/24 Helenblitz 2013 Helen, GA Annual gathering of MINIs in the small German town of Helen.
5/1 – 5/1 MINIs on the Dragon 11 Fontana, NC Large annual meet at the “Tail of the Dragon”, aka MOTD.
5/15 – 5/19 A MINI Vacation In Vegas 10 Las Vegas, NV Largest annual meet in the West, aka AMVIV.
6/18 – 6/20 Mini Meet West 2013 Bend, OR Large annual Mini and MINI meet in the Western US.
6/21 – 6/23 MINIs On Top Lincoln, NH Annual rally to the top of Mount Washington, aka MOT.
7/2 – 7/5 Mini Meet East 2013 Kingston, NY International East Coast Mini and MINI meet.
8/7 – 8/11 MINIs in the Mountains Avon, CO Annual meet in the Rocky Mountains, aka MITM.
9/27 – 9/29 Mickey and MINI 9 Orlando, FL Annual Sunshine MINIs meet near Walt Disney World.
10/11 – 10/13 MINIs Slay the Sleeping Dragon Fontana, NC Smaller annual meet at the “Tail of the Dragon”.
Fall 2013 MINIs in the Ozarks Eureka Springs, AR “The premiere gathering of MINIs in Middle America.”

worldwide MINI sales for January 2013

MINI Cooper S Countryman ALL4

From BMW Group PressClub Global:

In January, MINI worldwide sales reached 15,864 vehicles (15,768/+0.6%), a new all-time high for that month. The MINI Countryman recorded 11.3% growth, with a total of 6,261 deliveries (prev. yr. 5.625). In its fourth largest market of China, MINI sales jumped by 20.3% to 1,800 vehicles (prev. yr. 1,496). The introduction of the MINI Paceman is expected to bring further momentum to global sales as of spring.

January 2013 January 2012 change year-to-date 2013 year-to-date 2012 change
15,864 15,768 0.6% 15,864 15,768 0.6%

See all MINI sales worldwide by month.