Nissan: Nissan celebrates stately Goodwood as a winning strain continues

Posted on 01. Jul, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

  • Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, Nissan JUKE-R 2.0 and Ginetta-Nissan LM P3 star during Goodwood Festival of Speed
  • Alex Buncombe fastest in category on a Goodwood hillclimb
  • #33 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 wins in Pirelli World Challenge during Road America
  • Lucas Ordóñez races to double lectern in Japanese F3

WEST SUSSEX, England Nissan returned from another successful Goodwood Festival of Speed (FoS) final night to hear a news that James Davison’s #33 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 had won a Pirelli World Challenge competition during Road America. Added to a news that Lucas Ordóñez had taken a double lectern in Japanese F3 during Okayama in Japan it was another good weekend for Nissan Motorsport.

Alex Buncombe (GB) took a circle of a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 during Goodwood – a new leader of a Blancpain Endurance Series competition during Paul Ricard – tasked with maintaining Nissan’s respect on a world-famous Goodwood hillclimb. With any run he improved, hustling a GT-R adult a slight hill, before grabbing initial place in a Modern Endurance category with a time that put him eighth overall, usually beaten by F1 cars and Pikes Peak and time conflict specials.

Alex Buncombe in GT-R GT3 in Action on a Hillclimb

 

In a Supercar class, Jann Mardenborough sped adult a mountain in a code new Nissan JUKE-R 2.0, logging times that eclipsed cars from Ferrari, Porsche, Pagani and Lamborghini. The GT Academy leader is no foreigner to Goodwood after commanding a timesheets in a Nissan GT-R Time Attack automobile final year, and he took good pleasure in display off a finer points of a newly unleashed JUKE-R 2.0.
 
Jann Mardenborough in a Nissan Juke-R 2.0

 

Sir Chris Hoy done his lapse to Goodwood, dynamic to put final year’s confront with a grain bales during Molecomb Corner behind him. He had many good runs in a Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 automobile via a eventuality and was really happy to be a initial chairman to “take an LMP3 automobile adult Lord March’s driveway.”
 
Sir Chris Hoy during a Festival of Speed

 

Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 Wins in Pirelli World Challenge

James Davison took a #33 Always Evolving Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 to an altogether World Challenge win on Sunday during Road America, Wisconsin. This was his second win of a deteriorate in further to his second place on Saturday’s race.

Bryan Heitkotter, who won GT Academy USA in 2011, continued to collect World Challenge podiums and now sits fourth in a GTA standings.

Ordóñez Takes Two Podiums during Okayama

The initial GT academy winner, Lucas Ordóñez, continued his Japanese Formula 3 debate during Okayama in Japan final weekend. The Spaniard took dual clever fourth places in subordinate and incited both into lectern finishes in rounds 10 and 11 of a Japanese series.

“Qualifying was really tight, though we am removing closer and closer to a tip guys,” pronounced Ordóñez. “In competition one, we took third going into a initial dilemma and managed to say good gait as we chased a leaders. Race dual had a lot of movement in a initial dual corners, and we mislaid a position though we shortly took it behind again. we was fourth when a reserve automobile came out, and during a restart we managed to make a pierce on (Nick) Cassidy to take third as we had worked tough to keep a feverishness in my tires. I’m happy to take third in both races. The guys forward of me have a lot some-more single-seater experience, though we are throwing up.”

 

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