VIR MINI Car Corral

From MINI JCW Team: Come cheer the MINI JCW Race Team in action when they compete in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race on August 26th at VIR. The MINI hospitality tent will be hosted by MINI USA. Lunch will be provided by FLOW MINI of Winston Salem. For tickets and information, please contact www.VIRnow.com…

Details on MINI JCW Team’s TCR Future

Beginning with the 2018 season the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) will have a third class hitting the track. That class will be TCR and future 4-door turbo charged vehicles. As we’ve covered before LAP Motorsports (aka the MINI JCW Team) began work on a 4-door hardtop earlier this year. Sportscar365 released a feature in…

MINI Fans Descend Upon Lime Rock Park

Apparently MINI race fans came out in force at Lime Rock Park. Kurt Heiden at MotoringFile has a great write up of the fan experience at the track. In addition to the write up they have a couple of awesome videos, one of a hot lap around the track with team owner Luis Perocarpi behind…

SlipSteam Interviews MINI JCW Team Drivers

Slipstream Network has recently done a couple of interviews with our favorite MINI JCW Team drivers. The first interview is from three weeks ago: Mat Pombo and Derek Jones talk to SportsCar America about their victory at Watkins Glen for MINIJCW/LAP Motorsports, and the significance of the 1-2 MINI finish with Mark Pombo in the…

Event Schedule: Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 120

MINI race fans were rewarded after the long spring break with a race victory at Watkins Glen! There isn’t much time to celebrate though, the next race is this weekend! The Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 120 will be a two hour race with events spread over two days. Practice one and two will take place…

Team Octane Joins CTSC with MINI JCW

Round 4 of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) has a special treat for MINI race fans. Team Octane will be joining the circuit this week in an orange clad MINI JCW. This will give fans a total of 4 MINIs to cheer for at Watkins Glen. Team Octane may be new to CTSC but…

Event Schedule: Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen

The long break between rounds three and four of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge is coming to an end. The Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen will take place this weekend with events spread out over three days. There will be three practice sessions in addition to qualifying and the main event. You can watch…

Meet and Greet at Watkins Glen

It’s been a long time since our last post but fret not, we’re still dedicated to covering the MINI JCW Team. There just wasn’t a lot of news during the super long break between rounds 3 and 4 of the CTSC season. That break is coming to an end and there’s some extra good news…