Nissan: Nissan confirms lapse to Mount Panorama to urge Bathurst 12 Hour victory

Posted on 04. Dec, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

  • NISMO Athlete Global Team to lapse to Bathurst 12 Hour to urge 2015 foe victory
  • Brand new 2015-specification Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 to sojourn in Australia full-time

 

 

SYDNEY, Australia – Nissan will lapse to Mount Panorama subsequent Feb to urge a Bathurst 12 Hour win with a all-conquering Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.

The NISMO Athlete Global Team will margin a singular bureau entrance for a third uninterrupted year, with support from a Nissan Motorsport V8 Supercars foe team, as good as Nissan GT Academy Team RJN, a 2015 Blancpain GT Endurance Series PRO Class champions.

NISMO in Japan has built a mint 2015 selection Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 for a 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour, with a automobile to sojourn in Australia henceforth following a race.

 


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2015 has been a conspicuous year for a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, with foe wins on 4 continents and championship victories in a Blancpain GT Endurance Series in Europe and GT300 Super GT Championship in Japan.

Last year’s Bathurst 12 Hour win was a start of an superb year for a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, with wins following in a Blancpain GT Endurance Series in Europe, Super GT Championship in Japan and Pirelli World Challenge in a United States.

While a normal racing series of Nissan and NISMO globally is a #23, a entrance will lift a #1 during a 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour, to weigh a standing as fortifying foe winner.

The motorist choice for a #1 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 will be reliable during a after date.

 

Nissan highlights from a 2014 and 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour

 

Michael Caruso tests a Bathurst-winning Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 during Fuji Speedway

 

Richard Emery
Managing Director and CEO, Nissan Motor Co. Australia
“It’s good to endorse that we will lapse to Mount Panorama subsequent Feb to urge a Bathurst 12 Hour victory,” pronounced Emery.

“Last year’s fantastic win has been distinguished by Nissan and NISMO globally as a truly ancestral impulse in a prolonged and unapproachable motorsport history. This enclosed a winning automobile being respected and distinguished during final weekend’s NISMO Festival during Fuji Speedway in Japan.

“2015 was a initial Bathurst win for a mythological Nissan GT-R given a back-to-back Bathurst 1000 wins in 1991 and 1992. While we honour a turn of competition, it will naturally be a aim to obey a feats of that epoch by removing another set of back-to-back wins.

“We have worked closely with NISMO on bringing a strongest probable bid to Bathurst in 2016 and it’s good to endorse that a NISMO Athlete Global Team from Japan will lapse for a third uninterrupted year, with support from Nissan GT Academy Team RJN, a 2015 Blancpain GT Endurance Series champions in Europe, and a Nissan Motorsport V8 Supercars foe team.

“We will enter a 2016 foe with a code new 2015-speficiation Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, built by NISMO in Japan privately for a Bathurst 12 Hour and Nissan Motor Co Australia. The automobile will sojourn here in Australia permanently, giving us a really possess chronicle of what was arguably a best GT3 automobile in a universe in 2015, with dual championship victories and foe wins on 4 continents.”

 

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Contact

Paul Ryan
Global Motorsport Communications
NISMO
Phone: +1 678 644 0404
Email: paul@nismosupport.com

Peter Fadeyev
General Manager – Corporate Communications
Nissan Motor Co. Australia
Phone: +61 3 9797 4294
Email: peter_fadeyev@nissan.com.au

Chris Jordan
Corporate Communications Supervisor
Nissan Motor Co. Australia
Phone: +61 3 9797 4155
Email: chris_jordan@nissan.com.au

Colette Dunn
Corporate Communications Coordinator
Nissan Motor Co. Australia
Phone: +61 3 9797 4247
Email: colette_dunn@nissan.com.au

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