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Lucas Ordóñez

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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

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

ORDONEZ READY FOR BARCELONA BLANCPAIN FINAL ROUND

Motul Team RJN’s Lucas Ordóñez is eagerly awaiting the chance to race on home soil this weekend as the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup completes 2017 with a round at the home of the Spanish Grand Prix. Ordóñez, the inaugural Nissan PlayStation GT Academy winner, will compete for Nissan in Spain for only the second … 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

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

LOUNGE TO LE MANS IN JUST 10 MONTHS FOR NISSAN RACER

In 2011, after three years of racing, Lucas Ordonez became the first GT Academy winner to compete at Le Mans. In 2013, after just two years of racing, Jann Mardenborough made his debut at La Sarthe.  Now, in 2015, Gaetan Paletou will race a Nissan-powered LM P2 car at Le Mans, just 10 months after … Continue reading

FIRST JAPANESE SUPER GT VICTORY FOR GT ACADEMY WINNER

Winner of the first Nissan PlayStation GT Academy competition, Lucas Ordonez, took his first win in Super GT last weekend at the newly completed Chang International Circuit in Buriram, Thailand. Along with his regular teammate Kazuki Hoshino, Lucas won the GT300 class in the No.3 B-MAX NDDP Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. Since winning GT Academy … Continue reading

ALL-STAR NISSAN DRIVERS TAKE ON THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS

Nissan heads ‘home’ this weekend to the Nurburgring, the scene of the manufacturer’s volume production lap record and the track where the GT-R is developed.  With an all-star international team of drivers, competing in Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s this is Nissan’s biggest assault on the Nurburgring 24 Hours in recent times. Nick Heidfeld, Florian Strauss, … Continue reading

FOUR GAMERS TO COMPETE AT LEGENDARY LE MANS 24 HOURS FOR NISSAN

In 2011 Nissan showed the world that it is possible to take a gamer, put him through a driver development programme, unleash him at Le Mans and see him stand on the podium after 24 hours of gruelling racing. The story of Lucas Ordonez’s journey from virtual to reality goes on but there is now … Continue reading

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