Nissan: Nissan prepared for turn a time plea during a Nürburgring

Posted on 24. May, 2016 by in Nissan Canada


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Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany – Nissan is prepared to launch one of a strongest ever assaults on a Nürburgring 24 Hour led by 3 Nissan GT-Rs and 4 former GT Academy winners this weekend.

The Japanese manufacturer has been bustling collecting trophies during Nürburgring in new years, including clinching final year’s Blancpain Endurance Championship on a Grand Prix course, scoring a Pro-Am Driver’s Championship during a same venue for Lucas Ordóñez in 2013 and a Spanish GT Academy ace also holding feat with mythological Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi in SP 8T category in a 2012 24 Hour competition on a Nürburgring.

German NISMO fable Michael Krumm also set an implausible 7 notation 8.679 second path of a Nordschleife to record a fastest ever volume prolongation car path in 2013 aboard a road-going GT-R.

 

 

Ordóñez and Krumm will be assimilated subsequent weekend by Japanese Super GT racer Kazuki Hoshino and British Blancpain Endurance Series champion Alex Buncombe aboard a No.35 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 entrance for Nissan GT Academy Team RJN.

The bureau entrance will be assimilated by three-time competition winners Zakspeed who will competition a No.48 GT-R with GT Academy winners Florian Strauss and Marc Gassner and Dutch maestro Tom Coronel.

A fourth GT Academy winner, Frenchman Jordan Tresson, will expostulate in a Schulze Motorsports GT-R in a SP 8T class

This weekend’s Nürburgring attack follows a launch of a new Gran Turismo GT Sport PlayStation diversion in London final week. Ordóñez was on palm for a launch to get some early “virutal” laps in credentials for this weekend’s race.

“When we initial gathering during a Nürburgring, we did a lot of miles in credentials on a PlayStation to ready and it stays a really profitable tool,” Ordóñez said. “This is a many challenging, many sparkling and toughest competition in a world. Last year’s tip 10 was an extraordinary outcome for NISMO, and we have a dream lineup of teammates again. Hopefully we can have a dream competition like final year. We stayed out of difficulty and were mistake free. We’ll be fighting tough again and devise to get a illusory result. In a subordinate competition in Apr we finished a lot of miles and everybody had a possibility to representation dry, damp and soppy conditions. We finished 10th altogether and everybody was really happy to now be sealed in for a tip 30 subordinate event for a Nürburgring 24 Hours.”

The Zakspeed GT-R entrance is also sealed into a 40-minute tip 30 subordinate session, that will be hold on Friday dusk from 7:50 p.m. internal time.

The competition will go immature during 3:30 p.m. internal time on Saturday afternoon, May 28.

NISMO Calendar

May 28-29
Nürburgring 24 Hour, Nürburgring, Germany
Pirelli World Challenge, Lime Rock Park, Connecticut, USA
Micra Cup Canada, Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

June 4-5
24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day

June 12-13
24 Hours of Le Mans Scrutineering

June 18-19
24 Hours of Le Mans
Australian Supercars, Hidden Valley, Darwin, Northern Territory

 

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Contact

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

Paul Ryan
Marketing and PR Manager
Phone: +1 678 644 0404
Email: paul@nismosupport.com

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