Nissan: GT Academy leader Heitkotter shows gait during Mid-Ohio Pirelli World Challenge action

Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

LEXINGTON, Ohio – GT Academy leader Bryan Heitkotter had a overwhelming weekend in a latest spin of a Pirelli World Challenge array in a U.S. completing a third and fourth place finish in a dual races.

The Californian competent third fastest for competition one and kept that mark by to a mottled dwindle to measure his second lectern of a season.

His teammate James Davison however had a unsatisfactory start to a weekend – removing held adult in a path one, spin one incident.

 

 

Heitkotter corroborated adult his Saturday outcome with another clever expostulate on Sunday to measure fourth during a flag. Davison was in full fight-back mode, rising from 17th on a grid to measure a fifth place finish.

“Sunday’s start was flattering wild,” pronounced Heitkotter. “I had a decent start though we were 4 far-reaching going into a initial turn. we got tagged laterally and mislaid a coupe of spots though we was means to quarrel my approach behind adult to fourth during a end. We had a unequivocally clever run with both cars in fourth and fifth, and we was unequivocally gratified to have a clever points weekend after a unsatisfactory weekend during Road America.”

The Pirelli World Challenge teams will now conduct to a Utah Motorsports Campus in Salt Lake City for a subsequent spin on Aug 12-14.

 

 

NISMO Calendar

August 6-7
Super GT, Fuji Speedway, Japan

August 13-14
Micra Cup, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
Utah Motorsports Campus, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

August 20-21
Super GT, Motegi, Japan

August 27-28
European Le Mans Series, Paul Ricard, France
Blancpain GT Series, Sprint Cup, Hungaroring, Hungary
Super GT, Suzuka, Japan
Australian Supercars, Sydney Motorsports Park, Sydney, Australia

 

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