UPDATED: Monterey Grand Prix 2016 – Practice Results

Session 1

Image: LAP Motorsports
Image: LAP Motorsports
Cool and clear conditions for the first practice session of the Continental Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda and a rough start for the MINI JCW Team.

  • 37 (Ethan Low/Mark Pombo) completed 14 laps and had the 20th best time in the Street Tuner class by Mark Pombo.
  • 52 (James Vance/Ramin Abdolvahabi) finished the session in 22nd place by James Vance with 12 laps run.
  • 73 (Derek Jones/Mat Pombo) had a late start to the practice and had the 21st fastest time with only 5 laps run by Mat Pombo.

Out of 27 entries it the ST class, 24 participated in the first practice. The second session is scheduled for 2:40 Pacific Time, and we’ll post an update as soon as possible following.

Session 2

37 – 3 laps, 19th best time by Ethan Low

52 – 24 laps, 21st best time by James Vance

73 – 17 laps, 24th best time by Derek Jones
All times are unofficial captured via IMSA live timing.  

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Mike Bober has been involved in many aspects of the MINI Community, including working with multiple national series racing teams. He currently owns his first MINI, an R53 "Ramsey", a R60 Countryman "Lauda", and a F56 "Stanton". Previously owned was an R59 Roadster "Winnie". -- Along with many other major MINI events, Mike recently completed his second coast-to-coast MINI Takes The States event.

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