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Alex Buncombe

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KCMG AND NISSAN GEAR UP FOR VLN AND NURBURGRING 24 HOURS ASSAULT

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is preparing for its VLN Endurance Championship and Nurburgring 24 Hours debut, with two Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 cars. A week ahead of its VLN race debut, KCMG will participate in the official test at the legendary Nurburgring Nordschleife in preparation for its maiden GT3 voyage to the “Green Hell”. Philipp … Continue reading

BENTLEY ADDS SIGNIFICANT FIREPOWER WITH SIX NEW DRIVERS FOR 24 HOURS OF SPA ASSAULT

Bentley Motorsport has revealed an impressive driver line-up for this year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa (25-28 July), where the British marque will add a further two cars to its regular roster as it chases the biggest prize in GT3 racing. The renewed assault coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Bentley brand, which was … Continue reading

NEW AND OLD FACES ABOARD THE NISSAN GT-R NISMO GT3 IN BARCELONA

New and old faces were behind the wheel of the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 at the final round of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup for GT Sport Motul Team RJN. Jann Mardenborough returned to Blancpain action for the first time since Silverstone in 2015, filling in for the injured Lucas Ordonez. Young Scottish star … Continue reading

IN PROFILE: ALEX BUNCOMBE, THE LINCHPIN DRIVER AT TEAM RJN NISSAN

In eight seasons of Blancpain Endurance competition – both under the Endurance Series and Endurance Cup banners – a handful of competitors have become synonymous with the championship. This is not simply about reputation or results. Often, it is those who stick around year after year, through good times and bad, who become genuine fan … Continue reading

BOTH CARS HOME AT SPA 24 AND TOP TEN FOR NISSAN

Nissan has impressed with a strong performance for its newly-evolved GT-R – recording a great fightback result for GT Sport Motul Team RJN at the 24 Hours of Spa in Belgium. The No. 23 2018-spec Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 completed its first 24-hour race and scored a top-seven finish after leading the race at one … Continue reading

HOME BLANCPAIN GT SERIES RACE LOOMS FOR GT SPORT MOTUL TEAM RJN

GT Sport Motul Team RJN is heading for a happy hunting ground for the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 this weekend with the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup scheduled for Silverstone. Located only 43 miles from the team’s base, Silverstone has been the scene of several impressive performances in previous years including overall pole by Alex … Continue reading

TEAM RJN SHOW SPEED BUT LACK FORTUNE AT SILVERSTONE

Motul Team RJN were left wondering “what if” after a frustrating day on home soil at Silverstone in the latest round of the Blancpain GT Championship Endurance Cup. The team ended the day with a 16th place finish for the No.23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 piloted by NISMO factory aces Alex Buncome, Lucas Ordóñez and … Continue reading

TEAM RJN READY FOR BLANCPAIN GT BATTLE ON SILVERSTONE HOME SOIL

Motul Team RJN will be looking to bounce back on home soil at Silverstone this weekend as the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup kicks off its second round of the 2017 championship. The No.23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 of Lucas Ordóñez, Katsumasa Chiyo and Alex Buncombe will be out for redemption after failing to complete … Continue reading

EIGHTH PLACE A REWARD AFTER TOUGH DAY FOR NISSAN AT MOUNT PANORAMA

It was a day of high emotion and high drama for the Nissan Motorsport team during the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour at Mount Panorama today. After a weekend of turbulence for the No.24 Nissan Genuine Oils GT-R NISMO GT3, drivers Jann Mardenborough, Todd Kelly and Florian Strauss were amongst the front runners for more than … Continue reading

NISSAN CONFIRMS ALL-STAR DRIVER LINE-UP FOR 2017 BATHURST 12 HOUR

Nissan will enter the 2017 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour with a star-studded driver line-up next month. Entering the classic GT endurance race with two cars, Nissan has selected 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour winner Katsumasa Chiyo, experienced Bathurst campaigner Alex Buncombe and local gun Michael Caruso to drive the #23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, while fellow … Continue reading

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