Jean’s Cooper Sportpack
MEMBER SINCE 2017 | MODEL Cooper Sportpack | YEAR 1998 | ENGINE CC 1.3i
DETAILS OF ANY MODIFICATIONS & ACCESSORIES:
None. Completely standard. Union Jack roof.
ANY OTHER INTERESTING FEATURES?
Have owned the car since new. Has been personally signed inside by John Cooper, Paddy Hopkirk, Alec Poole, Edd China and Eddie Izzard.
ANY PROBLEMS YOU’VE HAD WITH YOUR MINI?
Nothing major! She’s been as a good as gold so far.
ANYTHING YOU’D LIKE TO DO TO YOUR MINI IN THE FUTURE?
Just keep it in as good condition as possible. No modification plans.
WHATS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE JOURNEY IN YOUR MINI?
The Battle of Britain run 2015. Wonderful, amazing day that took in Biggin Hill and ended at the Battle of Britain Memorial at Dover. Or going to LeMans in 2004 which was just brilliant.
WHAT JOURNEY WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO WITH YOUR MINI?
London to Brighton. Done it twice – would LOVE to do it again.
WHATS THE MOST FUN YOU HAVE HAD IN YOUR MINI?
Definitely the LeMans track/town run and getting a pit stop service from the Porsche team guys.
WHY DID YOU BUY A MINI?
This is my twelfth Mini. My Dad worked for Leyland/Rover for many years, one of the first cars we had that I remember was a Mini Traveller. I’ve just always loved them. This one was my daily driver for 8 years but is now just for days out and fun!