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…

Four-Door Hardtop Getting the MINI JCW Team Treatment

As we’ve reported on before, IMSA is planning on switching to the TCR spec for the ST class as early as next season. While IMSA would usually grandfather existing cars for a year or two it doesn’t hurt to prepare for the eventual future. The TCR spec indicates the cars must be 4-door with a…

COTA 120 Broadcast Now Available

If you haven’t had a chance to catch round 3 of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge you’re in luck; IMSA has just posted the race broadcast online for your viewing pleasure. Remember to check out our full post race recap when you’re finished. Enjoy!

Race Results: COTA 120

Round 3 of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSC) is in the books. The Circuit of the Americas 120 saw 32 cars hit the track for a two hour race in the heat of Austin, TX. The ST class in which the MINI JCW Team competes made up half of the field. Previous history has…

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…

COTA Day 1 Practice Results

Today was the first day of on track action at the Circuit of the Americas. Two practice sessions were run for CTSC and so far things are looking good for our MINI JCW Team. The first session had the 73 putting up the 4th fastest time at 2:30.460. The 37 was in ninth with a 2:31.684. That gave…

COTA Meet and Greet

The extremely long wait between Sebring and COTA is finally coming to an end. We’re less than 48 hrs away from the Circuit of the Americas 120. If you’re going to the track head on over to the team paddock for a meet and greet with the team and drivers. And while you’re there make sure…

Event Schedule: Circuit of the Americas 120

With still over three weeks to go until the third round of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge there isn’t much to report. What we do have is the event schedule for the upcoming Circuit of the Americas 120. Make sure you don’t miss any of the action! And if you’re looking for something to do…