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…

Lime Rock Park Qualifying Results

The qualifying results are in and the consistency of the #73 showed with Derek Jones behind the wheel.  Jones scored the 7th fastest time at 59.887.  This mapped well with their 6th and 7th place showing in practice 1 and practice 2 respectively.  The #37 with Ethan Low behind the wheel showed the most improvement from practice…

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Qualifying Results

The frantic 15 minute qualifying session of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series is over and there’s some good news for the MINI JCW Team.  Two cars qualified in the top ten for tomorrow’s main event. Derek Jones, last weeks pole winner at Watkins Glen, qualified in 5th position driving the #73 JCW.  James Vance,…

Watkins Glen Qualifying Results

MINIs sweep the front row! On a wet track at Watkins Glen International the handling of the MINI JCWs shined through. It was an exciting qualifying session and the pole position swapped hands many times throughout. It came down to the last lap when at first the #52 being driven by James Vance grabbed the top…

Laguna Seca Qualifying Results

It was an eventful qualifying session.  The #37 JCW being driven by Ethan Low put down an amazing lap of 1:41.439 good enough for 8th qualifying position!  This was a great improvement on yesterday’s practice times. The #73 JCW repeated an unfortunate incident which also occurred at Daytona; the hatch opened while on track causing…