Nissan: Big NISMO weekend forward in Pirelli World Challenge, Super GT and Australian supercars

Posted on 06. Oct, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

NISMO and Nissan Athletes are set for one of a biggest competition weekends of a deteriorate with a Super GT Championship headed to Thailand, a annual Bathurst 1000 Supercars classic holding place during Mount Panorama in Australia, and a final turn of a Pirelli World Challenge hold during Laguna Seca in a U.S.

Pirelli World Challenge
In a U.S., a Pirelli World Challenge deteriorate will interpretation during Laguna Seca with Bryan Heitkotter and James Davison.

The Always Evolving/AIM Autosport patrol enter this weekend after a clever weekend during Sonoma Raceway, and Heitkotter will be looking to supplement to his double victories scored dual rounds ago in Salt Lake City.

With dual races remaining, a former GT Academy leader is in fifth place in a championship points.

Super GT
Nissan will be looking to get behind into a winner’s turn in Super GT in Japan after pang a initial better of 2016 during a final turn during Suzuka.

Previously, Nissan had taken feat in a opening 4 rounds of a championship in a GT 500 class.

Nissan took a win here final year with Satoshi Motoyama and Masataka Yanagida winning in a No.46 GT-R. Motoyama will acquire behind his 2016 teammate Katsumasa Chiyo, who will lapse to Super GT movement after recuperating from his behind injury.

Australian Supercars
In Australia, NISMO will margin 5 Nissan Altimas during a Bathurst 1000 for a initial time with Swiss racer Simona De Silvestro fasten Australian Renee Gracie.

The Nissan lineup during Bathurst will also embody Rick Kelly/Russell Ingall, Todd Kelly/Matt Campbell, Michael Caruso/Dean Fiore and Dale Wood/David Russell.


NISMO Calendar

October 8-9
Super GT, Chang International Circuit, Thailand
Australian Supercars, Bathurst 1000, Mount Panorama, NSW, Australia
Pirelli World Challenge, Laguna Seca, Monterey, California, USA

October 15-16
FIA WEC, Fuji Speedway, Japan

October 22-23
ELMS, Estoril, Portugal
Australian Supercars, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia


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