Mini Mania, Inc

Mini Mania at Fuji International Speedway in Japan

Mini Mania's Owner Don Racine was honored to run the Mini Mania endurance car in exhibition laps on a Formula 1 track at Fuji International Speedway in Fuji, Japan for Nicole Racing’s 30th Anniversary Celebration on 29 June, 2007.

Nevada City, CA, July 14, 2007 --( Mini Mania Inc. was honored with an invitation to the 30th Anniversary celebration of Nicole Racing Japan at the Fuji International Speedway in Japan on June 29th, 2007. Don Racine, president of Mini Mania shipped the Mini Mania track car and participated in the festivities at the speedway.

Nicole Racing’s 30th anniversary celebration was a customer appreciation event featuring BMW, Alpina, and the Mini. Special demonstration laps were taken by each marque with Don Racine and the Mini Mania endurance Mini Cooper S race car representing the Mini marque.

Over 1,000 Nicole customers and guests attended the event. They were treated to a special display of cars, exhibition laps by different marques, a catered lunch for every guest in the VIP suites overlooking the pit lane, and parade laps for all in attendance. This was Nicole Racing’s biggest event to date.

“We had to go a long way to find a race track that really tested all the powers of the Mini Mania Mini Cooper S and thanks for Nicole Racing Japan, it was all possible,” said Don Racine, owner of Mini Mania, Inc. “The fastest straight we have ever run with some of the tightest technical turns in the racing world provided a real showcase for our Mini.”

Fuji International Speedway (FIS) located in the foothills of Mount Fuji, hosted the prestigious Formula 1 series in the late 70’s and is host to the 2007 F1 Japanese Grand Prix. The recently renovated twelve corner 2.8 mile FIS track, owned by Toyota has the longest straight of the F1 championship series.

About Nicole Racing Japan
Nicole Racing is a member of the Nicole Group of Companies and the exclusive distributor of Mini Mania products in Japan. The Nicole Group of Companies includes member companies representing products from BMW, Alpina, and Mini in the Japanese market.

About Mini Mania, Inc.
Mini Mania was founded in 1974 and has grown to become a multi-million dollar market leader that provides high quality aftermarket parts that include its own ULTRIK(tm) line of high performance parts and very specialized services to a growing customer base of approximately 100,000 consumers around the world.

Mini Mania solidified its market leadership position in 2001 by becoming the first company in the US to import the then all new BMW Mini to use as a product and performance test bed. Shortly thereafter, Mini Mania began to offer a suite of "lifestyle enhancement products" that appeal to recent purchasers of the Mini Cooper ™ automobile.

Mini Mania is headquartered in a 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in the Northern California foothills outside of Sacramento. The company's dynamic web site is truly a one of a kind information portal for any Mini Cooper enthusiast, containing over 50,000 pages of unique content augmented with 50,000 part numbers, technical articles and interactive community forums. Each month 75-100,000 individuals access the web site for research and purchase of Mini Cooper parts and accessories.

The company has recently opened Mini Mania UK, a standalone subsidiary in Great Britain, ( to better serve the growing European market. For more information: Mini Mania, Inc. (, (800) 946-2642.

Mini Mania, Inc
Don Racine
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