Nissan: Nissan-powered ESM patrol prepared for six-hour conflict during Watkins Glen

Posted on 30. Jun, 2017 by in Nissan Canada

Watkins Glen, New York — The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship earnings to continuation mode this weekend during Watkins Glen International, where a Nissan-powered ESM group will contest in a Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen.

The 3.4-mile circuit in upstate New York is a former home of a U.S. Formula 1 Grand Prix, that was final hold there in 1980.

The six-hour Watkins Glen race, together with a Rolex 24 during Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans, creates adult a North American Endurance Cup.

The ESM group will enhance to a 3 motorist choice for Watkins Glen. Pipo Derani joins Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel in a No. 2 Nissan-powered Onroak prototype, while Bruno Senna will group with Johannes outpost Overbeek and Ed Brown in a No. 22 car. Brown, a ESM group boss, will retire as a motorist from antecedent racing after this event. 

“Watkins Glen is a frigid conflicting to Detroit, being a quick and well-spoken competition lane where we feel a DPi framework and Nissan engine will work most better,” Dalziel explained.

Added Dalziel: “This module has been relocating brazen massively behind a scenes given Jan and we know that initial win is not distant away. I’m looking brazen to carrying Pipo behind with us, and hopefully bringing some fitness with him. The Watkins Glen six-hour is such a illusory competition and a one continuation competition I’ve never managed to win, so I’m looking to check that box off on Sunday.”

Action kicks off during Watkins Glen on Friday with a initial use session. Qualifying is scheduled for 12:55 p.m. (EST) on Saturday with Sunday’s six-hour conflict removing a immature dwindle during 10:10 a.m.



July 1-2
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Watkins Glen, New York

July 8-9
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Ontario, Canada
Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

July 15-16
FIA World Endurance Championship, Nurburgring, Germany
Micra Cup, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada


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