Live from AMVIV 4 (A MINI Vacation In Vegas) – Daily Update – Fri

Friday, 12:09 PM

Rob brings us coverage from The Palace Station hotel at AMVIV4 in Las Vegas.

Miniology meets up with vendors Cool Mini Stuff, Mini Mania, Aesthetic Creations, Detroit Tuned, and chats with Stoopid Girl, Fireball Tim, and other friends at the REME booth.

More to come when he gets back to edit it all together, for now, some audio for you:


Live from AMVIV 4 (A MINI Vacation In Vegas) – Nite Update – Fri

Friday, continued..

Rob continues Friday audio coverage from The Palace Station hotel at AMVIV4 in Las Vegas.

Rob joins in the festivities with the SoCal Miniacs mixer, drinks and snackage sponsored by M7 Tuning. Here’s audio:

Rob gets more video and photos, collects some schwag and gears up to join the strip club.. no wait, strip CRUISE.. we found out one of the Craven Speed MINIs got banged up at the Phil Wicks event today, more on that later, for now, here’s audio:

Live from AMVIV 4 (A MINI Vacation In Vegas) – Daily Update – Thu

Thursday, 1:34 PM

Rob brings us AMVIV 4 coverage from The Palace Station hotel in Las Vegas.

He talks about some of the preparations for the event, the wind storm, and mentions a little about vendors and services — we have WiFi! If we can get Rob to stay put long enough we’ll have some live video for you as well 🙂 Other than that, here’s your daily audio update:


Fireballed! joins John Wayne Cancer Institute and Joy Ride

Torrance, CA. (March 17, 2007)

Extreme Tuner, Fireballed! Racing has joined with several high-level charity groups to support Cancer Research and expand Katrina Relief.

The John Wayne Cancer Institute, Joy Ride Rally and the Southern California BMW/MINI Dealership headed by General Manager, Peter Boesen have all sought out Fireballed! for it’s design expertise. Headed by CEO Movie Car Designer Fireball Tim Lawrence, the company is supporting the two April events with gusto.

The John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary’s Odyssey Ball at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 14th, honoring Joyce Green for her passionate commitment and devotion to cancer research, and the Joy Ride Rally, an Exotic Car Rally traversing 2000 miles to New Orleans to support Katrina victims.

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AMVIV 4 (A MINI Vacation in Vegas) – We’ll see ya there!


With over 388 vehicles registered by the March 17th pre-registration date, “A MINI Vacation in Vegas 4” is going to certainly turn out to be one of the biggest showings to date. We couldn’t just let a National MINI/Mini event go by without getting the Miniology producers and cameramen out there to cover the events! Rob(Califzeph) and his team are eager to get some good footage so make sure to say Hi when you see them! AMVIV 4 will run from Thursday March 22nd to Sunday March 25th. In store for attendees includes several scenic drives (including Route 66 and Death Valley!), meet and greets, vendors, and plenty of fun!

We are also hoping to have a live AV feed through Skype and we’ll have more details on that in the next couple of days.

Are you planning on getting video? Why not contribute to the ‘cast?? Send us an E-Mail and let us know!

MINI United 2007: Zandvoort

MINI United 2007: Zandvoort to become centre of the worldwide MINI fan community.
courtesy BMWAGMunich/Amsterdam. The countdown has begun: after the overwhelming success of the premiere in 2005 in Misano, Italy, preparations are now getting underway for the second MINI United Festival. The meeting place for thousands of MINI fans from all over the world this time round is the Circuit Park in Zandvoort, near Amsterdam, Holland. The international MINI community will be descending on this venue for three days from June 22nd to 24th 2007. Under the motto “Friends. Festival. Challenge”, spectacular driving events will be held and an exciting supporting programme organised. Among other things, MINI fans will have the possibility to drive their own MINI on the race track, and famous DJs and live acts will help create the festival-like atmosphere. A racing weekend with the German MINI CHALLENGE will provide the sporting climax of this unique lifestyle event.

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