Nissan: Nissan teams browbeat soppy Imola ELMS

Posted on 17. May, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

IMOLA, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Thiriet by TDS Racing and United Autosports were a large winners in a LM P2 and LM P3 classes in a European Le Mans Series final weekend during a sleet dripping Imola.

The final apportionment of a four-hour competition was run underneath reserve automobile conditions after torrential sleet struck a Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari.

Mathias Beche, Pierre Thiriet and Ryo Hirakawa took a feat in LM P2 brazen of a G-Drive Racing entrance of NISMO contestant Harry Tincknell, who gathering with Simon Dolan and Giedo Van der Garde.

Tincknell and his teammates now reason a 13-point lead in a championship after a opening dual rounds.

Nissan-powered 9 of a tip 10 finishes during Imola including a initial 8 LM P2 machines.

Sir Chris Hoy’s final ELMS competition before his Le Mans entrance finished in beating after a Olympic cycling fable had finished a double army behind a wheel.

“We’re apparently unhappy not to have finished a competition currently due to a energy steering failure, yet as frustrating as it was, it’s distant improved for something like this to occur now than when we’re during Le Mans,” pronounced Hoy. “I was happy with my double army during a competition and gratified with my path times. Everything feels most some-more discerning in a automobile now and as a group we’re operative good together. It’s all useful credentials for Le Mans though, and I’m unequivocally looking brazen to a central exam day during La Sarthe in a few weeks.”

Hoy will lapse to a Algarve Pro group for Le Mans subsequent month teamed with Michael Munemann and Renault-Nissan Alliance Athlete, Andrea Pizzitola.

United Autosports continued a ideal start to a Nissan-powered LM P3 championship with a second uninterrupted win for Alex Brundle, Mike Guasch and Christian England.

NISMO Calendar

May 21-22
V8 Supercar, Winton, Victoria, Australia
Pirelli World Challenge, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Ontario, Canada

May 28-29
Nurburgring 24 Hour, Nurburgring, 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

 

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