Nissan: Davison takes runner-up mark in St. Petersburg World Challenge battle

Posted on 15. Mar, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida Australian James Davison scored his initial Pirelli World Challenge lectern of a deteriorate with a fighting second place on a streets of St. Petersburg in a Sunday race.

The outcome was a good quarrel behind for a Always Evolving/AIM Autosport motorist who was forced out of Saturday’s competition with back wing damage.

The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 motorist set a fourth fastest time in Saturday’s competition before being forced to retire; this placed him fourth on a grid in Sunday’s race.

A good start put him into second place on a opening lap, and notwithstanding a late plea after a final reserve automobile period, Davison usually came adult brief of holding victory.

“Today was a illusory outcome not usually for a group though a GT-R on such a parsimonious travel circuit,” pronounced Davison. “We did a task overnight, nailed a setup and raced well. We got tighten on that final restart to hidden a win though got aggressively shielded against. Our initial win of a deteriorate is close.”

Davison scored dual victories in 2015, holding wins during Barber Motosports Park and Road America aboard a No.33 GT-R.

Teammate Bryan Heitkotter scored ninth and 14th in a dual races on a weekend – a second eventuality disrupted by several prolonged reserve automobile periods.

Next adult on a calendar for a Pirelli World Challenge is turn 5 on a streets of Long Beach, California on Apr 17, a second uninterrupted eventuality run in and with a IndyCar championship.

NISMO Calendar

March 17-20:
V8 Supercars, Australian Grand Prix Support Race, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

March 22-23:
European Le Mans Series Official Test, Circuit Paul Ricard, France

March 25-26:
FIA WEC Prologue, Circuit Paul Ricard, France

April 2-3:
V8 Supercars, Symmons Plains, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

April 9-10:
Super GT, Okayama, Japan
Blancpain GT Sprint, Misano, Italy

 

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