MOTORSPORTS News

Longtime MINI Owner and Amateur Racer Wraps Up Another Successful SCCA Season in 2012 MINI Cooper S Hardtop

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  October 20, 2017. MINI USA is once again proud to congratulate amateur racer Craig Wilcox on his continued success in the Tire Rack SCCA ProSolo Series and the Tire Rack SCCA Solo Nationals.

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MINI JCW Team Closes Out Second Full Season in the Street Tuner Class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  October 10, 2017. The MINI JCW Team and MINI USA completed their second full season competing in the Street Tuner class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series with a hard fought final race of the season on Friday at Road Atlanta. The team qualified P9, P10 and P11 after an early morning qualifying session on Friday.

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Save the date: MINI TAKES THE STATes 2018

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  September 5, 2017. MINI USA announced today what the MINI community has been anticipating for more than a year, MINI TAKES THE STATES 2018 (MTTS) will indeed happen next summer, beginning July 14, and ending on July 22.

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MINI JCW Team Revs Up for Lime Rock after Two Consecutive Commanding Performances at Watkins Glen and Mosport

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  July 21, 2017. The MINI JCW Team and MINI USA are gearing up for another big race this weekend at Lime Rock Park in their quest to sit on top of the Manufacturer’s standings in the Street Tuner class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series.

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MINI JCW Team Dominates at Watkins Glen with 1 – 2 Finish

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  July 5, 2017. The Fourth of July holiday weekend was one for celebration for the MINI JCW Team and MINI USA after the team landed in victory lane for the second time this season in the Street Tuner class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series.

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MINI JCW Team Wins Their First IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series Race

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, January 27th, 2017. The MINI JCW Team took the checkered flag earlier today at Daytona International Speedway, winning their first race ever in the Street Tuner class of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series.

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MINI USA and MINI JCW Race Team Gear Up Second Full Season in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Series

Woodcliff Lake, NJ, January 25, 2017. It’s that time of year again!  MINI USA and the MINI JCW Race Team, with LAP Motorsports Team Owner Luis Perocarpi at the helm, are getting ready to compete in their second full season in the Street Tuner class of the Continental Tire...

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2017 Dakar Rally - Stage 11: San Juan – Rio Cuarto, 759 km 

Munich, Germany,  January 14, 2017. The penultimate stage of the 2017 Dakar took the competitors to the sand dunes of San Juan to do battle on a WRC-type track in the Cordoba region.  

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2017 Dakar Rally – Leading MINI John Cooper Works rally completes final stage (Stage 12): Rio Cuarto – Buenos Aires, 786 km in 6th overall 

Munich, Germany,  January 14, 2017. Another exciting yet challenging Dakar has come to an end today with all three new MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars successfully completing their first ever Dakar – demonstrating that the newest cars in the family are set to follow in the ultra-reliable tyre tracks of their predecessor, the MINI ALL4 Racing. 

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2017 Dakar Rally - Stage 10: Chilecito – San Juan, 751 km 

Munich, Germany,  January 13, 2017. After another cancelled leg of the route (Stage 9) yesterday, racing resumed at the 2017 Dakar today as the competitors departed from Chilecito to complete 751 more gruelling kilometres to reach the Stage 10 end at San Juan.  

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