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The racing weekend in Sonoma kicked off with Mark Pombo finishing the first race in second place, The second race of the weekend ended with both MINI JCW teammates on the podium with Mark Pombo finishing second again and Clayton Williams finishing third.
“I am very satisfied with the way the race weekend ended especially against such tough competition,” said Luis Perocarpi, team owner, LAP Motorsports. “Mark and Clay had their hands full but managed to bring home some great results. We have a big announcement for the next event at COTA so stay tuned.”
While there were no fans in attendance due to social distancing, both races were streamed live at YouTube.com/GTWorld. In addition, MINI John Cooper Works Team owner Luis Perocarpi and driver Mark Pombo provided live debriefings each session and also provide timing and scoring across the team’s social media channels including Facebook and Instagram.
The MINI JCW Team had their usual fulltime race crew supported by one service technician from Crevier MINI in Santa Ana in the Western Region. These are the same technicians that repair consumer MINIs and have proven time and again that their knowledge transfers to the racing world.
The MINI John Cooper Works team won Manufacturers’ title back to back years at TC America in 2019 and in 2020.