Press release


Team has secured seven wins and 14 total podiums so far in the 2022 season

Woodcliff Lake, NJ,  October 6, 2022. MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team, will once again field five MINI race cars for the season finale of the 2022 SRO TC America series at the team’s home track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. So far this season, the Brownsburg, Ind. -based LAP Motorsports team, which operates the MINI JCW Team, has secured seven wins and a total of 14 podiums.
Clay Williams will once again be behind the wheel of the #60 MINI JCW Pro in the Touring Car (TC) class. Williams will be joined by regular teammates Cristian Perocarpi in the #61 MINI JCW and PJ Groenke in the #62 MINI JCW running in the Touring Car A (TCA) class. The MINI JCW team regulars will be joined by team owner Luis Perocarpi in the #64 MINI JCW and Bruce Myrehn in the #63 MINI JCW.
“We are excited to go racing with five cars at our home track this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway,” said Luis Perocarpi, team owner, LAP Motorsports. “We have had a great season so far and we hope to close it out with a few more podiums this weekend in front of our friends and family.”
The MINI JCW team will be supported this weekend by six qualified MINI Dealer technicians, working alongside the team during practice, qualifying and race days as part of the MINI Technician Race Crew Program. The six dealer technicians are from dealers in the Central Region, including one from MINI of Omaha, one from Dreyer and Reinbold MINI in Indianapolis, two from MINI of Fort Wayne and two from Cincinnati MINI. Each of them will support the team for the entire weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race team relies on the skill and knowledge of the technicians that work, day to day on MINI, to bring that expertise to the track.
The MINI John Cooper Works race team has been showing their strenght and talent throughout the season heading in to the championship weekend. Clay Williams piloted the #60 MINI JCW Pro to two podium finishes in the season opener at Sonoma and a win at NOLA Motorsports Park. The team also took two podiums at VIR, two wins at Watkins Glen and a full sweep of both TC and TCA classes at Road America. Williams also took two podiums at Sebring last month.

2022 SRO TC America
  • April 15 – 17:                     Sonoma Raceway (COMPLETE)
  • May 20 – 22:                      New Orleans Motorsports Park (COMPLETE)
  • June 17 – 19:                     Virginia International Raceway (COMPLETE)
  • July 22 – 24:                      Watkins Glen International (COMPLETE)
  • August 19 – 21:                 Road America (COMPLETE)
  • September 23 – 25:           Sebring International Raceway (COMPLETE)
  • October 7– 9:                     Indianapolis Motor Speedway

About the MINI JCW Team
The MINI JCW Team, operated by LAP Motorsports, drives MINI’s most powerful Hardtop ever in the two-door MINI John Cooper Works Hardtop. The team competes in the fiercely competitive SRO TC America Series. For additional information please visit or email
About MINI in the US
MINI is an independent brand of the BMW Group. In the United States, MINI USA operates as a business unit of BMW of North America, LLC, located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey and includes the marketing and sales organizations for the MINI brand. The authorized MINI USA dealer organization is represented by a network of 115 locations comprised of 105 MINI full passenger car sales and service dealers and 10 service exclusive outlets located throughout the US.  MINI USA began selling vehicles in the U.S. in 2002 with the introduction of the MINI Cooper and MINI Cooper S Hardtops. Since then, the MINI Brand in the U.S. has grown to encompass a model range of five unique vehicles.
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