Qualifying Results: Three MINIs in Top Four at Road America

As today’s early practice session showed the MINIs did indeed have some speed when the weather stayed clear. Times picked up dramatically and the 73 led the session with the 37 in third. Qualifying immediately followed practice and the MINI JCW Team showed that the recent loss in boost due to BoP wasn’t going to…

Qualifying Results: Lime Rock Park 120

Practice and Qualifying took place today for the Lime Rock Park 120. Lime Rock Park is a 1.5 mile bull ring beloved by drivers. The tracks size and speed lead to quick lap times that come in at just under a minute for the leaders. Derek Jones put in a lap of 59.792, good enough…

Qualifying Results: Pole Position for Jones at CTMP!

Derek Jones continued his great season by adding another pole to his resume. Jones put down a lap of 1:31.721 to capture the pole by just .15 seconds. The top ten were separated by less than a second in the highly competitive qualifying session. This was Jones third pole position, second of this season, for the…

Qualifying Results: Continental Tire 120 at the Glen

After a great showing in yesterday’s practice session, especially for the 73, things were looking good for today’s qualifying. Derek Jones did some flying laps around Watkins Glen and will be starting on the front row for tomorrow’s main event. Jones put in a lap of 2:07.895, just 3 tenths of eventual pole winner Nick Galante’s…

Pole Position for MINI JCW Team at COTA!

Day two at COTA is well under way. The Circuit of the Americas 120 takes place at 3:45 PM EST today. But before the drivers can take on the 2 hour event there is the matter of qualifying. Derek Jones continues the remarkable season for the 73 by putting up the fastest lap in qualifying…

Sebring Qualifying Results

After three practice sessions it was time for the team to set their starting postions for the Visit Sebring 120. Qualifying would be Derek Jones in the 73, Mike Lamarra in the 37 and MINI newcomer Jared Salinsky in the 52. Jones was the fastest MINI and ran a best lap of 2:22.972. That time…

Daytona Qualifying Results

After four practice sessions it was time to get down to business. Derek Jones(73), Mike Lamara(37), and Nate Norenberg(52) set out to put all of the practice time to good use. The 73 car in particular was one MINI fans were keeping a good eye on.  Consistently the strongest car last year and after having…

COTA Qualifying Results

The qualifying session at COTA was hampered by a red flag.  Drivers were only able to complete at most 2 laps at full speed before time was up.  This limited the teams chance to put in good lap times and will make for some hard work in the main event tomorrow.  The highest qualifying MINI…

VIR Qualifying Results

Qualifying for the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR proved to be a challenge for the MINI JCW Team.  Both the #73 and #52 experienced issues that limited the number of laps they could run.  Luckily for Derek Jones, who was behind the wheel of the #73, he was able to get in a quick…

Road America Qualifying Results

Another exciting qualifying session in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.  Two MINIs qualified in the top 10 to continue the good run the team has had qualifying in the last few races. The top MINI JCW was the #73 with Derek Jones behind the wheel.  Early in the session it looked as if he…