Nissan: All GT Academy choice suggested for January’s Dubai 24 Hour

Posted on 23. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

DUBAI, UAE Nissan will margin an all-GT Academy alumni motorist choice in subsequent year’s Hankook Dubai 24 Hours with new foe stay hero Mexican Johnny Guindi creation his general foe debut.

Guindi will be assimilated by associate GT Academy winners Jann Mardenborough (UK), Romain Sarazin (France) and associate Mexican winner, Ricardo Sanchez in a four-driver choice in a United Arab Emirates continuation classic.

The party will expostulate a Nissan 370 GT4 in a initial vital general continuation eventuality of 2017, a entrance run by Nissan GT Academy Team RJN.

Mardenborough has spent 2016 racing in Japan where he was a foe leader in a GT300 category in Super GT and finished second in a Japanese Formula 3 Championship. The 2011 GT Academy leader also competed for a initial time final weekend in a prestigious Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix.

Sanchez won a GT Academy International foe in 2014 and indeed done his general entrance during a Dubai 24 Hour in 2015. Both he and 2015 GT Academy European leader Romain Sarazin did conflict for Nissan final year in a Blancpain GT Championship opposite Europe.

Guindi has been put by an complete motorist growth module given being announced as a 2016 GT Academy International leader final month.

“I did a integrate of ‘All Comers’ races in a Nissan 370Z Group N automobile during Brands Hatch, Snetterton and Silverstone,” pronounced Guindi. “After 7 of those races we graduated into a most faster Nissan 370Z GT4 automobile for a Britcar ‘Into a Night’ 50 notation night foe during Brands Hatch. we also did my initial dual abroad races in a Radical SR3 during Dubai Autodrome for a Radical Middle East Cup series. It has been good preparation. Apart from a foe program, I’ll keep operative really tough to ready myself physically during a brief winter mangle before a foe in Dubai. We’re positively penetrating to try to win. We have a automobile to do so, and we really have a drivers to do so.”

The foe will be hold on Jan 13-14, 2017.

2016 GT Academy Winner, Johnny Guindi Hamui (Team MX) shares his thoughts – seconds after winning

 

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December 3-4
Australian Supercars, Homebush Street Circuit, Sydney, NSW,Australia

December 11
NISMO Festival, Fuji International Speedway, Japan

 

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