You may have heard people talk about MINI's legendary handling. Maybe you've even heard about the high performance John Cooper Works models. Now, it's time to experience both for yourself in a spirited, fun, and safe environment!

The MINI Challenge allows you to experience the thrill of a variety of John Cooper Works models as you shred corners on a challenging autocross course! You'll receive instruction from a professional driver and your laps will be timed with the results displayed throughout the day. Bring friends, family, and co-workers for an afternoon of fun!


Location: MINI of Wichita, 10950 E 13th St N, Wichita, KS 67206

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019


Location: Great Lakes Mall - Southwest Parking Lot, 7850 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH 44060

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2018


In 1961, racing legend John Cooper unleashed the potential of the Classic Mini on the racing world. Though it wasn’t the biggest, fastest, or most powerful, this feisty underdog took the motorsports scene by storm, dominating opponents with its nimble handling, near perfect balance and innovative engine and wheel layout.

Today, the new line of John Cooper Works MINI maintain our strong racing pedigree. It has a potent 228-hp TwinPower Turbo engine, matched with afinely tuned Sport Suspension, giving it the incomparable power to match its impeccable style.

As the green flag waves, launch off the start line with exhilarating acceleration and lightning fast shifts thanks to the 8-Speed Sport Automatic transmission. Don’t worry, as you barrel toward the first curve the over-sized Brembo brakes coupled with the sport-tuned suspension enable MINI’s iconic go kart handling bring to life the saying, “the car corners like it’s on rails.”

Your time at the MINI Challenge will allow you to experience the thrill of being behind the wheel of a truly unique performance vehicle, with ample space for the family. So stop dreaming about what life as a race car driver would be like and come join us for spirited Motoring to see for yourself how truly remarkable the 2018 MINI John Cooper Works models really are. 

Keep it rubber side down!