Nissan: Nissan’s Le Mans racer continues to improve

Posted on 12. Jun, 2015 by in Nissan Canada

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO Newsroom


LE MANS, France The 3 Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs finished tonight’s subordinate use sessions during Le Mans in 12th, 13th and 14th positions in LM P1. The #22 automobile was a tip finisher in a hands of Harry Tincknell (GB), closely followed by Jann Mardenborough (GB) in a #23 car, that is a second full-time WEC entrant.

The 3 cars finished over 2,000kms during subordinate during Le Mans, entertainment altered information and improving with any lap.

“We continue to make swell any time we go out on track,” pronounced Nissan’s LM P1 Technical Director Ben Bowlby. “We’ve left faster with any session, notwithstanding traffic with red flags, delayed zones and fanciful continue conditions. We got some good dry using in currently though, and this has helped us a lot. Remember that we are tuning a automobile for Le Mans and building a automobile all during a same time. We’ve got to a finish of subordinate with 3 cars in one square and a ton of data, so I’m happy with that.”

Harry Tincknell was on an even faster path during a finish of tonight’s final event though had to behind off for yellow flags. The British racer was happy to news that many of yesterday’s problems have been solved.

“Today was most improved than yesterday,” he said. “I consider we was 5 seconds faster today, so we’re really doing something right. The boys were mega tonight as they altered a purchase for me in 30 minutes, and in existence that should take an hour. It’s good to be a fastest Nissan, and we was adult on that final run, so we are really headed in a right direction. We still have a prolonged approach to go, though I’m gratified with progress.”

The competition group has a full day tomorrow to ready a cars for a 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours, that gets underway on Saturday.


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