Video: Taking on the big boys – how one Mini won everyone's hearts

10th April 2017
Ethan Jupp

We’ve talked at length in various Gerry Marshall Trophy posts in the past, about the dichotomy between the Minis and the big-banger V8 beasts that largely populate the grid. So this year we decided to bring you the full story of their David v Goliath battles they have every year.

Jump into the video above, where we follow Nick Swift and Andrew Jordan on their journey through their Gerry Marshall Trophy saga, through qualifying and the race into the night. Swifty is the man when it comes to prepping Minis. He loves Goodwood, and he always has his 1275 GT strapped down tight and fighting fit for some flat out laps at the Motor Circuit. Our man AJ is the ideal pro partner too, with the nouse and the nerve to get the rabid little beast right up the tailpipes of the big boys and keep them honest. You’ll have to watch to find out what happens…

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    Members' Meeting

    Gallery: Battling into the dark

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    Gallery: Gerry Marshall Trophy presented by Sure races into the night

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    Gerry Marshall Trophy touring cars set to battle into the dusk at 75MM