Nissan: ESM group looking to rebound behind in Detroit

Posted on 29. May, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

DETROIT – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Detroit’s Belle Isle travel circuit this weekend with a ESM group looking to rebound back.

After holding victory during a 12 Hours of Sebring and scoring a runner-up position during Long Beach, a Nissan-powered ESM group battled to finish a ninth and 10th place finish for their dual cars during a final turn during a Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Last year in Detroit, a late-race fuel stop took a No. 22 ESM appurtenance out of row for a podium. This weekend will a initial possibility for ESM’s Pipo Derani to try a Belle Isle circuit – a Brazilian fasten a group on a full-time basement during Watkins Glen final year.

“Detroit will be a final lane on a IMSA calendar that we haven’t competition during before,” pronounced Derani. “I have always favourite travel circuits and a additional hurdles they move to a game. We’ll be looking brazen and operative tough to come behind to a front of a grid after an adult and down commencement to a season.”

The Detroit competition is scheduled for Saturday, Jun 2 starting during 12:40 pm internal time.

 

NISMO Calendar

June 2-3
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, Circuit Paul Ricard, France
Le Mans Test Day, Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI, USA
Nissan Micra Cup, Calabogie Motorsports Park, OT, Canada

June 9-10
British GT Chanpionship, Silverstone, England
Jun 16-17
24 Hours of Le Mans, Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Hidden Valley, Darwin, NY, Australia

 

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Contact

Anna Teslik
Global Motorsport Marketing and Communications Manager
Phone: +33 7 7614 7286
ATeslik@nissan-europe.com

Paul Ryan
Global Motorsport Marketing and Communications Manager
Phone: +1 678 644 0404
paul@nismosupport.com

 

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