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MARDENBOROUGH THE ULTIMATE GAMER TO RACER CONTINUES HIS PRO CAREER IN 2019

Former Welsh video gamer Jann Mardenborough continues his incredible career as a professional motorsport racer for Nissan in 2019 – his eighth season taking on and beating some of the world’s best drivers on the real world stage. Mardenborough won Nissan’s GT Academy competition in 2011, beating thousands of gamers from around the world to … Continue reading

NISSAN COMPLETES SUPER TAIKYU SEASON WITH FIFTH VICTORY

Nissan has completed its domination of the 2018 Pirelli Super Taikyu Series in Japan with the No. 24 ThreeBond Nissan Automobile College GT-R team taking the final race win of the year at Okayama. The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 won five of the six rounds in 2018 including the Fuji 24 Hour race in early … Continue reading

NISSAN READY FOR AUTOPOLIS SUPER GT BATTLE

Nissan will head to Japan’s southernmost circuit for the next round of the Super GT championship next weekend at Autopolis. Built in 1990, the circuit first held a Super GT race in 2003 with Nissan taking its first win there in 2004 with Satoshi Motoyama and Richard Lyons victorious. Nissan has five Super GT wins … Continue reading

BUSY WEEKEND ACROSS THE GLOBE FOR NISSAN AND NISMO

A huge weekend looms with Nissan and NISMO power with major races taking place in China, Belgium, England and Canada. The Blancpain GT Series Asia heads to China for the first of two Chinese rounds this year. The KCMG Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 team will race at Shanghai International Circuit – the home of both … Continue reading

NISSAN AIMING TO FAREWELL THE SUZUKA 1000KM ON A HIGH NOTE

After finishing second in the past two Super GT rounds, Nissan has its sights set on success at this weekend’s Suzuka 1000km – the final time the GT500 machines will be part of the event. Satoshi Motoyama and Katsumasa Chiyo finished second at Sugo on July 23 and Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda took the … Continue reading

MARDENBOROUGH IMPRESSES ON GT500 DEBUT IN SUPER GT

Former GT Academy ace Jann Mardenborough enjoyed a strong debut race in the Super GT GT500 class, racing to an eighth place finish in the Calsonic IMPUL GT-R with Hironobu Yasuda. Mardenborough started the race and eventually worked his way through to become the leading GT500 GT-R on track when he passed JP de Oliveira … Continue reading

NISSAN AND NISMO ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MOTORSPORT PROGRAM FOR 2017

The 2017 motorsport season is about to start, and on behalf of Nissan, Takao Katagiri, CEO and president of NISMO, has now officially announced Nissan/NISMO’s motorsport activities for 2017. These are as follows: 1. SUPER GT GT500 With sights firmly set on reclaiming the GT500 championship title, Nissan/NISMO will field four newly developed Nissan GT-R … Continue reading

OLYMPIC CYCLING LEGEND SIR CHRIS HOY MAKES LE MANS DREAM A REALITY

Olympic Gold medallist and cycling World Champion Sir Chris Hoy realised a lifelong dream today when his Nissan-powered Algarve Pro Racing entry took the chequered flag at the Le Mans 24 hours. Team mate Andrea Pizzitola took the finish line in the No.25 Ligier chassis, bringing the team home 17th overall and 12th in class. A BBC2 … Continue reading

LMP2 WIN FOR ALPINE AT THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Unpredictable since the start of the practice sessions, the weather made life difficult again for the drivers and teams at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. On Saturday afternoon, a heavy shower half an hour before the start forced the teams to switch to wet-weather tyres for the opening laps. Having started behind the safety … Continue reading

NISSAN TEAMS DOMINATE LM P2 CLASS AT LE MANS TEST DAY

Nissan and NISMO dominated the LM P2 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans test day, filling 19 of the top 20 spots on the timesheet today. Nissan will power 33 percent of the entire grid at Le Mans this year and today those 4.5 litre, 450 horsepower engines completed 1,431 laps of the … Continue reading

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