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Joint Magazine with Midas Owners Club


Spring. 2021

Covers: Midas Cortez P806 JNN in Worcester; Fréderic Cuny’s Mini Jem.
Janspeed had links with Marcos.
Mini Marcos Build by Mathijs van Mullem.
Nearly ready ..... Frank Agius’s Mini Marcos 6100 in Malta.
Mini Briefs and Bloomers featuring Mini Marcos SMR 235H, 6042, 6152, 7342, Mini Jem RS-M2-1148,
Jackie Bond-Smith and Ian Hardy’s Midas Mk.2, oh and someone called Paddy.
Is Your Car on the Gallery?
Ramblings of an old kit car fan by Michael Horseley.
Le Mans Classic postponed to 2022.
Mini Jem Mk.2 1071 Restoration Update by Tony Saltenstall.
Minimorphosis and a selection of nine Mini based kit cars - or at least the Midas part
featuring RNF 555W. Article from Mini Mechanics believed to be from the mid 1980s.
E10 - The Good, The Bad and the Ugly - woes of E10 petrol.
Obituaries: Bev Cook (Midas owner) and Remy Julienne (stunt man and Mini Marcos racer).
Regalia, spares, etc. including Mini Marcos cloth badges back in stock.
Update on [Midas] Gold Restoration by John Orson.
How I discovered Mini Marcos (and dogs) by Graham Carter former owner of Mini Marcos 6025.
Curborough Sprint Day, Sunday 30th May 2021.
A quick refurbishment of the sun visors by John Orson.

Summer 2021

Covers: Kevin Daviaud’s Mini Marcos Mk.IV, 8314; Mini Marcos line-up at the 1996 Le Mans Classic.
Rob Roy Hillclimb 2021, Part 1 - Will We Even Get There?! by Phil and Sam Smethurst, Mini Marcos DH 8241.
Black Jem by Phil Huxtable - New track car from Australian moulds.
Mini Marcos Mk. 3 Update by Klaus Knoflooksaus (NL), 7306
Mini Briefs and Bloomers including Christian Widerhofer’s Mini Marcos Mk. 3, 7470 and “spare shell”,
Tomás Martins’s Mini Marcos, 7342, and Ian Hunt’s Mini Marcos, DH 8275.
Tuning using an AFR gauge & reprofiling your SU needle by Phil Smethurst.
Changes to Black & Silver Number Plates from 01.01.2021.
The Rise and Decline of MM 7526 by Brian Gent.
AceSpeed Historic Motorsport - Ace Harrison with a complete set of Midases.
Photos: Craig Smith with AXG 295K, and Mini Marcos 7464 now in France.
All the usual spares and regalia. Mini Marcos side stripes back in stock, and
Mark I Mini Marcos headlamp covers are available for the first time.
To Chris [Pickup] With Fond Memories by Phil Shepherdson (Midas owner).
The Aluminium to Zinc of Metals, Part 2 by Alistair Courteney.
Marcos Diaries 109-110 by Joost Van Diën, Mini Marcos 6140.
Marcos On The Moor 2021 organised by AVIT! Motorsport - event announcement.
Taylorspeed Mini Jem Moulds For Sale by Phil Huxtable.

Autumn 2021

Covers: Mini Marcos 7030; Marcos on the Moor 2021.
Rob Roy Hillclimb 2021: Part 2 - How Has The De-tune Affected The Car?! by Phil and Sam Smethurst.
Midas Owners Club Treasurer’s Report 2021.
6-Wheel Midas - When the Camera Lies from The Times, July 5 1990.
Ramblings 3 - The Final Outing by Michael Horsley.
Marcos - The Next Chapter (with Page Automotive Group).
The Kit Must Go ...... - Midas for sale by Kevin Hall.
Jem’s Pocket Rocket - Mini Marcos 7030, OHA 755F - James Alliot has a bracing drive. From Classic & Sportscar December 2012.
Midas Moments by Roger Garland.
Mini World 1992 Publicité - Midas ad by GTM Cars Limited.
Hydragas Replacement by John B. Orson.
C4R-FEST, Friday 23 - Sunday 25 July 2021.
Midas Owners Club regalia; Mini Marcos Owners Club spares and Regalia, Alloy radiator, stripes and badges.
Obituaries: Jos Vandervoort, Billy Dulles and Brian Raumenheimer.
Show Season Disruption - UK Style: Stoneleigh Kit Car Show, Castle Combe Mini Action Combe.
Mini Jem Restoration by Tony Fysh (948 VTB).
Mini Marcos 1966: L’attente Mène à la Perfection (en français).


Covers: Phil Smethurst’s Mini Marcos (see below); Kingfisher Sprint LOY 600P, at Stoneleigh 2011. It was then owned by Allan Jeffrey.
The Aluminium to Zinc of Metals - Part 3 Babbit to Boron by Alistair Courtney.
Glass Polishing by Justin King.
The Wayne & James Skiba Update - Mini Marcos Mk.IV DH8148.
Mini Briefs and Bloomers including: Mini Marcos DH8421 (Bill Ironside); Mini Marcos DH8225 (David Mensh, USA); Mini Marcos 6106 (Ross Ducharme); Mini Marcos 7144 (Wolfgang Vierbuchen), plus a couple of historic photos from Andy Griffiths.
Castle Combe Circuit - Mini Action Day 2022 (boioking information).
Lining Up The Mini Derivatives by Jeroen Booij, including Goff Allen’s Mini Jem RS-M2-1157.
NEC Classic Car and Restoration Show, 18-20 March 2022.
Where are we all? - Midas OC membership distribution in the UK and Europe.
Shropshire Event Notice from John Orson: Ludlow Spring Food and Classic Car Festival, 14-15 May.
Mini Marcos Le Mans Models, including with the shell piggy-backing on Billy Dulles’s Mini Pickup.
Race Mini v Race Mini Jem from Pete Crudgington (Mini Jem RS C 1055).
(Not so) Nice and Crisp by Joost Van Diën - fitting the sunroof.
Mini Marcos Specialist Components Fuel Injection by Graham Bichard.
You’ve been Tangoed - The rebirth of a Mk. 4 Mini Marcos Part 1 from Ian Hunt, DH8275.
Repco Australia - King of the Hill, Ararat 2021 by Phil Smethurst and pit crew, DH8241.

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