James Vance Re-Signs with MINI JCW Team

We’re only two weeks away from the first race of the 2017 CTSC season and the MINI JCW Team is starting to fill out their driver lineup. In an exciting addition the team has re-signed MINI JCW Team veteran James Vance for the season.  You might remember that the team and Vance parted ways mid-way…

Event Schedule: BMW Endurance Challenge at Daytona

The 2017 season opener takes place at Daytona International Speedway. The BMW Endurance Challenge is the first of two planned four hour endurance races this year. Something new that IMSA is trying out this season. The events of the BMW Endurance Challenge are spread out over two days with the main event taking place on Friday…

Pippa Mann Testing In A MINI

Pippa Mann was spotted testing in one of our beloved MINI JCWs at the “Roar Before the 24”. Mann is a veteran driver with an extensive history in open wheel racing.  But don’t be mistaken in thinking she doesn’t know how to handle a MINI on the track. 1st time on track @DISupdates, 1st time…

Roar Test Results

The MINI JCW Team has completed their testing at Daytona. The ST class had 10 cars testing, two of them being the 73 and 52 JCWs. After three days at the Roar Before the 24 the team showed they had good pace. The first session completed with the 73 in the middle of the pack…

2017 Schedule Posted

The 2017 season is upon us.  We’ve updated the CTSC Schedule to show this seasons race dates.  As the season progresses this page will also offer an easy way to find information on each race weekend’s events as well as the results. As a reminder you can find the schedule under the menu which you…

Roar Before The 24

Tomorrow marks the first official IMSA test session to start off the 2017 season. The Roar Before the 24 is a three day test session held at Daytona International Raceway in which IMSA teams look to figure out what they need to do to their cars to be competitive in the upcoming Rolex 24, and…

Jalopnik Features MINI JCW Team

Jalopnik recently released an article covering our beloved MINI JCW Team. They focus on the challenges of preparing a stock JCW for road racing while emphasizing the accessibility of not only the cars, but the parts they use in them to everyday consumers like us.  They spent the COTA race weekend following the team and…

Luis Perocarpi and Derek Jones Speak at Google

Team owner Luis Perocarpi and driver Derek Jones recently visited the Google offices in New York City. They participated in the “Talks at Google” program which brings in speakers to discuss their passions and what drives them. It was great to be there and to get to discuss my passion and how it drives me…

MINI USA Celebrates First Complete CTSC Season

MINI USA Press Release Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  October 19, 2016. MINI USA is proud to congratulate the MINI JCW Race Team and LAP Motorsports Team Owner Luis Perocarpi on completing their first full season of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series in the Street Tuner class.  The first factory-supported race team for MINI in U.S. sports…

Road Atlanta 150 Broadcast Now Online

If you missed the finale of the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge you’re in luck. The race broadcast is now available online.  Make sure you watch as the team takes on it’s best track; and when you’re done watching be sure to read our full race recap.