My Mini life began aged 13 with a SEGTO Junior race Mini, followed by the usual path of learning to drive in a Mini, joining a local club and getting involved in the shows. 15 years later, I've driven, photographed and written about some of the best cars on the scene. I've now got two project cars – a stripped-out trackday warrior and a supercharged MINI Cooper S daily drive. Both have their merits, but only one works...
My classic Mini project car has evolved over 10 years from scabby daily drive to weekend ICE machine before its latest reincarnation as a strippedout performance Mini. There's an AC Dodd 100bhp 1330cc engine with a straight-cut box and plenty more besides. The theme is modern motorsport but without ruining the 1960s Mini appeal.