Nissan: Nissan celebrates 1990 stick path of Le Mans with retro clothing for LM P1 car

Posted on 28. May, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

LE MANS, France – Nissan currently suggested a really special clothing that will underline on a No.21 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO during Le Mans. Exactly 25 years ago, during a rise of a Group C era, Mark Blundell put a Nissan R90CK on stick position with a overwhelming 3:27.020 path of a Le Mans circuit.


The No.21 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is Nissan’s third LM P1 automobile that will be raced by stream Super GT Champion Tsugio Matsuda (JAP) and dual winners of GT Academy, Lucas Ordóñez (ESP) and Mark Shulzhitskiy (RUS).

The No.24 Nissan R90CK will also seem during Le Mans in a special march to symbol a anniversary of a stick path in a hands of a male who took it to a tip of a tables 25 years ago, Mark Blundell. The 1100bhp automobile might not strech speeds of 366 km/h (227 mph) as it did in 1990, though it is certain to squeeze everyone’s attention.



“That path of Le Mans is positively a really lustful memory for me,” pronounced Blundell. “It was one of those moments where time stood still and all went perfectly. You remember those moments, as they don’t occur all that often. It’s good to see Nissan celebrating that time with a retro clothing on a #21 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO. we can’t wait to see it on lane during Le Mans.”

“Our racing birthright is hugely critical to us,” pronounced Darren Cox, Global Head of Brand, Marketing Sales, NISMO. “Our 1998 automobile hangs on a wall during NISMO HQ in Yokohama as a sign of a Le Mans podium, and a blue liveries of a Group C and IMSA epoch of a 80s and 90s are a organisation favorite with a fans. So most so that when we initial started articulate about a probability of a third automobile clothing privately for a LM P1 entrance during Le Mans this year, this was a one that fans opposite a amicable media channels called for. It’s a good approach to applaud a past achievements during such a pivotal impulse in a stream engine racing history.”

First Run during La Sarthe for Nissan’s LM P1 Racers this Sunday

The 3 Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will be on lane during Le Mans this Sunday for a central Test Day.  This is a initial time a cars will run during Le Mans and a initial time they will run with all of a other Le Mans entrants.

The Nissan NISMO LM P1 group has 3 Le Mans rookies who will all need to finish their imperative 10-lap runs during a exam day. To concede a group to concentration on tuning a GT-R LMs into a circuit, a rookies will all expostulate a Ginetta-Nissan LM P3 automobile that will be holding partial in a test.

Once their laps are complete, a automobile will be handed to 2013 GT Academy USA leader Nick McMillen as partial of his growth – once again demonstrating a tellurian inlet of a Nissan Motorsport effort. A second LMP3 automobile will also be on lane with Olympic bullion medalist Sir Chris Hoy.


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