Nissan: Nissan celebrates the 100th SCCA championship feat in 2016

Posted on 06. Dec, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

LEXINGTON, Ohio – Some of a biggest names in U.S. motorsport’s story have driven Nissan and Datsun machines to Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) championship success.

This year during a annual SCCA National Championship Runoffs during a Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Nissan available a 100th championship feat in 49 years of competition.

Nissan fable Bob Sharp scored a first-ever win in 1967. The Nissan honor-roll reads like a “who’s who” of U.S. motorsport story including John Morton, Don Devendorf, Elliott Forbes-Robinson, actor-racer Paul Newman and Bob Sharp’s son, Scott, who will commander a Nissan-powered Prototype in subsequent year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

The 100th championship feat this year went to Nissan 350Z driver, Derek Kulach. Read some-more about Nissan’s 100th feat here.

Nissan achieved some-more success final weekend in a 25 Hours of Thunderhill in California. Nissan 370Zs finished 1-2 in a “EO” category with a win entrance down to a final two-hour conflict before Valkyrie Autosport took a win.

NISMO Calendar

December 11
NISMO Festival, Fuji International Speedway, Japan

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

 

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Jane Johnstone
Marketing Communications Director
Global Motorsport Communications
Nissan/NISMO
Phone: +44 7979 710646
Email: jane.johnstone@nissan.co.uk

Paul Ryan
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Phone: +1 678 644 0404
Email: paul@nismosupport.com

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