Nissan: Guindi and Sarazin conflict GT Academy coach in Dubai preparation

Posted on 15. Dec, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

DUBAI, UAE GT Academy coach Rob Barff has played a pivotal hurl in a growth of Nissan’s GT Academy graduates for many years, though final weekend he had a singular experience: The apprentices were chasing a master.

GT Academy International 2016 leader Johnny Guindi teamed adult with 2015 European leader Romain Sarazin in Dubai as partial of of Guindi’s Nissan Driver Development Program.

The span won their category and finished second altogether in a NGK Racing Series two-hour eventuality in Dubai while GT Academy coach Barff won a competition overall.

The eventuality was a final partial of Guindi’s credentials for his general entrance with Nissan GT Academy Team RJN for January’s Dubai 24 Hour where he will group with Sarazin and associate GT Academy winners Jann Mardenborough and Ricardo Sanchez.

“These past dual months have been a many removal days of my whole life, though it’s been an extraordinary tour where I’ve seen myself swell and learn so most each day,” pronounced Guindi. “The module has positively finished a job. we feel some-more than adult to a plea of fasten a group for a large competition in January.”

Sarazin finished his initial deteriorate as a NISMO contestant in 2016, competing for Nissan in a Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup.

“There were many opposite cars and categories during a competition in Dubai, so we had a lot of trade to manage,” pronounced Sarazin. “This will be really identical conditions to what we can design for a 24 Hour in January. It was a good credentials and overwhelming to win a competition and finish on a tip step of a podium.”

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

 

NISMO Calendar

January 12-14
Dubai 24 Hours, Dubai Autodrome, United Arab Emirates

 

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