Nissan: Nissan says interjection to a fans during NISMO Festival during Fuji

Posted on 14. Dec, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

OYAMA, Japan – Nissan has distinguished another successful deteriorate by observant interjection to a Nissan/NISMO fans – both in Japan and opposite a universe during final weekend’s NISMO Festival during Fuji Speedway.

More than 30,000 fans attended yesterday’s event, that brought together a stars and cars of Nissan’s past and benefaction motorsport activities from around a world.

Super GT fans are used to observant a implausible support of a “Nissan Supporter’s Association” who can be seen fluttering Nissan flags in support of a teams during each event.

Throughout a festival, an muster was on arrangement that minute a 20 years of story of a entertaining squad. NISMO CEO Takao Katagiri presented patrol personality Takeshi Kurosawa with a certificate of appreciation along with a DVD containing messages from a drivers and group directors.

As partial of a event’s shutting ceremony, a championship-winning bid of a Threebond Nissan Technical College GT-R group in Super Taikyu was highlighted along with Nissan and Super GT motorist Ronnie Quintarelli’s fundraising efforts for a “Pray for Italy” trembler service fund.

Nissan enjoyed another successful 2016 on a universe motorsport theatre winning 5 out 8 races in Super GT in Japan, observant farewell to LM P2 antecedent racing with championship wins in a FIA World Endurance Championship and European Le Mans Series as good as holding racing wins in vital championships in both Australia and a US.

“We have common many ups and downs this year,” pronounced Katagiri. “We would like to appreciate we all, a fans, for your invariable support and will continue to essay to safeguard that subsequent year we continue to consider that Nissan is No. 1 in motorsports and highway cars.”

The final eventuality of a day – a NISMO Grand Prix – was won by a GT500 No.12 Calsonic Impul GT-R of JP de Oliveira and Hironobu Yasuda with Kazuki Hoshino a initial GT300 appurtenance opposite a line.

NISMO also famous a general fans during a festival with a eventuality streamed live with English explanation on NISMO.TV for a initial time on YouTube.


Mardenborough Thrilled with First Year of Japanese Racing

Former GT Academy leader Jann Mardenborough headed home to Wales in a UK currently and completing his final laps of his entrance deteriorate in Japan during yesterday’s NISMO Festival.

The immature ex-gamer enjoyed a overwhelming entrance deteriorate in Japanese racing finishing second in a Formula 3 championship and apropos a race-winning, GT300 category championship-contender with Kazuki Hoshino in Super GT.

To finish his initial deteriorate in Japan during a NISMO Festival, Mardenborough yesterday got to expostulate a far-reaching accumulation of machines including Michael Krumm’s 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship-winning GT-R, a 2015 Bathurst 12 Hour-winning GT-R GT3 NISMO and a Calsonic Nissan R92CP Group C sportscar.

“I’ve desired my initial year in Japan, not usually only racing out here though from a life knowledge perspective,” pronounced Mardenborough. “To get a possibility to come over here and live in Japan for 6 months has been unequivocally interesting. I’ve schooled a lot about a Japanese culture, and it is good to get a possibility to transport a universe and competition in opposite countries as well. This was something that we never believed would be probable and get to expostulate such extraordinary cars like we have this weekend. It is work for me, though it doesn’t feel like it when we get to expostulate and go racing with few friends. I’ve unequivocally desired a whole knowledge in Super GT and Formula 3.”



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