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Alex Buncombe

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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

NISSAN BATTLES RIVALS AND THE WEATHER IN NURBURGRING 24 HOUR

Torrential rain, fog and hail may have technically shortened the Nurburgring 24 Hour by 17 per cent, but the Nissan GT Academy Team RJN squad pulled a 100 per cent effort at the race renowned as the toughest in the world. Not only did more than 150 cars line up on the grid for the … Continue reading

BUNCOMBE TARGETS SILVERSTONE PACE AFTER BRANDS HATCH BATTLE

Nissan GT Academy Team RJN may not have been outright contenders at Brands Hatch this weekend in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup but the team enters next weekend’s Endurance Cup round at Silverstone in a confident frame of mind. Neither Alex Buncombe or Sean Walkinshaw were able to get a clear lap in the … Continue reading

BUNCOMBE EAGERLY AWAITING NISSAN’S BLANCPAIN SPRINT RETURN

Nissan’s Alex Buncombe was part of the driver line-up that triumphed in last year’s Blancpain Endurance Series, but this week the Englishman is eagerly awaiting the return of the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 to the Blancpain Sprint Series at Misano in Italy. For 2016, Nissan will contest both the Endurance and Sprint rounds of the Blancpain … Continue reading

CHAMPIONS, NISSAN WINS WORLD’S BIGGEST GT CHAMPIONSHIP

The #23 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 line-up of Alex Buncombe (GB), Katsumasa Chiyo (JAP) and Wolfgang Reip (BEL) has won the Blancpain Endurance PRO Driver’s Championship. Third place in a nail-biting, season-closing race at the Nürburgring in Germany sealed the title win for Nissan after a season of hard racing in what is accepted to … Continue reading

NISSAN HEADS TO NÜRBURGRING FOR BLANCPAIN TITLE DECIDER

Nissan GT Academy Team RJN heads to the Nürburgring in Germany next week for the final round of the 2015 Blancpain Endurance Series. The team is currently fourth in the PRO Teams’ Championship standings but with a gap to the leaders of 14 points and a pot of 25 points still up for grabs, there … Continue reading

NISSAN ENTERS INTERNATIONAL LINE-UP FOR SPA 24 HOURS

The longest and toughest race on the Blancpain Endurance Series schedule takes place at Spa-Francorchamps on 25-26 July and Nissan has entered a global cast of drivers from six different countries, including four winners of GT Academy. One of the best racing circuits in the world plays host to the best GT3 cars and drivers … Continue reading

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