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Joint Magazine with Midas Owners Club


Jan. 2019

Covers: Ian Hayward and RAX, 7198 at Castle Combe in 2010; Phil Smethurst’s Mk.IV, DH8241 in Australia.
Cut-out paper Mini Marcos model; Le Mans 1966 Mini Marcos Model.
Mini Briefs and Bloomers including: 7057, DH8365, DH8399 and Mini Jem RS-M2-1090.
Scan of article from Popular Classics, May 1992, with Roger Garland and Mini Marcos DH8251.
Life before Marcos - Jem Marsh’s Speedex company.
Size Does Matter - Sometimes: wiper blades, featuring Richard Green's Mini Marcos Mk.III, 7520.
Jem Marsh and Marcos Cars - An Interesting Back Storey by Luke Edwards.
Club Polo Shirts
This time, the car is NOT the star of the show. Tim and Amy Frankland on their wedding day with spotless Mini Marcos Mk.IV, DH8330.
Helpful Hints for Winter.
The Zeltweg 500km Race, 1967 with Colin MacKenzie’s Mini Marcos TPR 42, and Gottfried Stottan’s Mini Marcos which took part in the race.
International Rescue - David Pounder's Mini Marcos Mk.IV, 7506 breaks down on the Severn Bridge.
No Longer a Sleeping Beauty - Mathieu Descamps’s Mini Marcos Mk.I in France.
Mini Marcos 6020 from Paulo Arbizzani.
All Legal and Above Board - I Thinmk Not! - Mini Marcos V5 for sale on ebay.
Geelong Revival 2018 from Steve Schmidt and Phil Smethurst.
Yes, we've all done this - or maybe not! Paul Buelens’s Mini Marcos Mk.III discovered.
Mini Marcos Windscreen Rubber, Dave Smith’s Mini Marcos Mk.IV, DH8279.
Severely accident damaged body shell - Colin Jenkins takes on a challenge!
I am considering purchasing a Mini Marcos ... Body number 8072 from Luis Miguel in Spain.
Mini Marcos in Portugal from Pedro Pitta - DH8229.
Exclusive: Marcos may be made in Australia (but this article is from March 2005).
A Warning To Us All - Mini Marcos 7029 destroyed in garage fire in November 2017.
Fantastic Photos fromThe Archives - Le Mans 1966 and Geoff Mabbs at Goodwood on 30 April 1966.

Spring 2019

Covers: Mini DART, Jem - Midas - Mini Marcos - Kingfisher Sprint line-up.
Editorial - Roger Garland hands over to Kelvin Kinkaid.
Marcos Diaries 107 by Joost Van Diën.
For sale: Mini Marcos 7213.
2018 Classic Motor Show by John Orson, Midas OC.
Postcode Lottery - Midas owners, where are we?
(Almost) Springing Into Action by Justin King (continued).
Guilty pleasure: Marcos Mantis by Martin Buckley for Classic & Sportscar.
ReNu Floats
An Update from Down Under by Phil Smethurst.
Our friends at tell us.. 8 Changes to do with motoring in 2018 and 2019.
Midas Matters, Midas Owners Club AGM - 2019 by Tony Moss.
French Mini Register from Erwan and Renaud.
Mighty Marcos by Iain Ayre, Craig Watson and Steve Schmidt, from Australian magazine The BMC Experience (with permission).
Haynes: How to prepare your classic or sporets car for Spring.
Best Midas Car of the Show - Stoneleigh 2018.
The Smith Report - a few snippets from the pen (and camera) of Craig Smith.
The Comeback Kid (part 8) by Jeroen Booij.
Polo shirts, cut-out Mini Marcos, Spares, Regalia.

Summer 2019

Covers: Midas under a large arachnid; Martyn Spurrell’s Mini Marcos Mk.III 7434.
New Editor - Kevin Kincaid.
Prince William presents CBE to Gordon Murray for Services to Motoring; The Gordon Murray Midas.
Down Under News — Victorian Marcos Meeting (Australia) by Phil Smethurst.
Midas Myths and Legends Debunked.
What is Danish for “Postpone” - news from Bent and Marlis Larsen (Mini Marcos Mk.IV 8311).
Practical Classics & Classic Car Restoration Show by Alastair Clarke.
Leaving my Baby at the Show by Justin King (Midas).
The Comeback Kid, Part 9 by Jeroen Booij - Le Mans 1966 Mini Marcos Mk.I 6102.
Mini Marcos Alloy Radiator Update - now in stock. Also Spal electric fans to suit.
Midas Meddling by Martin Sheppard.
Marcos Diaries 108 by Joost van Diën (Mini Marcos Mk.I 6140).
National Kit Car Show - Stoneleigh 2019 by Roger & Mel Garland plus Midas O.C. Best in Show awards.
For Sale, including Mini Marcos Mk.IV 9298 shell.
Forthcoming shows and events including Factory Visit to the Greenfield, Oldham Site on 31st August 2019.

Dec. 2019

Covers: John Butcher’s Mini Marcos Mk.III, no. 7421; Mini Marcos line-up at Japan Mini Day.
Team Marcos Charity Challenge - round Britain relay.
Le Mans 1966 Mini Marcos pewter model,
Sacremento, California - Mike and Amanda’s Mini Marcos Mk.IV, DH8334 - resto update.
Mini Briefs and Bloomers - round-up of members’ stories including Björn Rüter’s Mini Marcos DH8388.
Ahh - those were the days - HPM Mini Jem ad and historic race photo.
More Mini Jem Moments - Brooklands Mini Day 2019 and Jeremy Delmar-Morgan R.I.P.
Kit Cars and Classics - from Adrian Flus Insurance.
A Question about ... Subframe Mounts from Kévin Daviaud in France, answered by John Dickens.
Mini Marcos Mk.IV project on a trailer - who owns it now.
Dutch Treat - Bernard Bos now owns the ex-Gert-Jan Westerweld Mini Marcos Mk.IV, 8063.
Polo Shirts - new design for Mini Marcos and Mini Jem.
Mini Marcos - New Front End for Simon Polley’s Mk.III race car.
Windscreens available in mainland Europe, thanks to Autoaalglas Maastricht.
Mini Marcos 7041 - news from Duncan Watson.
Le Mans Classic 3-5 July 2020.
Anglo-Italian Flair - with a Welsh Twist: Paolo Arbizzani’s Mini Marcos Mk.I, 6020, formerly MCH 624D.
Corgi Models - The Mini Marcos Collection; Corgi Mini Marcos “Kit”.
Highway Code Updates (UK).
Alloy Radiators and electric fans - now available.
The Comeback Kid (Part 10) by Jeroen Booij - the story of the 1966 Le Mans Mini Marcos continues.

Late Autumn

Covers: Engine bay of Pete Crudgington’s Mini Jem; Leslie Woodrow’s Midas Mk.2.
60th Anniversary of Marcos at Wroxall Abbey by Roger Garland.
Claus Geitner-Anderson of Denmark - RIP: tributes from Andreas, Jakob and Katrine, and Roger Garland.
Oiseau Blesse - 1967 Le Mans Mini Marcos from Tim Lalonde.
The Boomerang Midas JEH 448V by Neil Franklin.
Q - How well do you know your kit cars? - photo identification quiz.
Geelong Revival ¼ Mile Sprints 2019 by Phil Smethurst (DH8241) in Australia.
Midas Owners Club Regalia and other Midas Stuff.
A ‘Light’ note from Joost - Headlamp covers for Mk.1 Mini Marcos by Joost van Diën.
Visit to Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Museum from Martin (Mini Marcos 8003).
MMOC Accounts and Treasurer’s Report 2018/9 by Roger Garland.
Mini Jem News - new nose/tail badges in stock by Melanie Garland.
Le Mans Classic 3rd - 5th July 2020.
Steady In The Bends - stiffening up the Midas front suspension by Justin.
Greenfield Midas 40th Grand Day Out by John Orson.
Shepton Sheppard - show report from Martin Sheppard (includes Mini Marcos FHM 251D).
Mini Action Day, Castle Combe, 28th September 2019 - show report by Alistair Courtney.
Dash IT Update by Justin King (Midas).
What is it? - mystery garage find.
Trans-XL Mini Marcos 8131 for Sale.
Marcos Cars Ireland’s Works racing one piece Mini Marcos front by David Miller (RoI).
Mini Marcos 7109 by Eddy Royal.

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