MINI Motorsport will enter two MINI John Cooper Works Coupes in the 24-Hours Nürburgring from June 25-26, 2011. MINI Motorsport teams will use the John Cooper Works version of the Coupe with additional race upgrades:
- Upgraded and tuned engine producing more than 250 hp
- Sequential gearbox
- John Cooper Works rear wing
- Carbon-fiber rear diffuser
- Extended front air-splitter
- Custom rollcage
- Recaro Pro Racer seat
The MINI Motorsport entries are:
146 Hendrik Vieth (Germany), Ralf Martin (Germany), Jürgen Schmarl (Austria), Anja Wassertheurer (Germany).
147 Maximilian Engert (Germany), Fredrik Lestrup (Sweden), Nico Bastian (Germany).