Nissan: Nissan’s racing excellence distinguished during a Classic Motorsports Mitty

Posted on 01. May, 2018 by in Nissan Canada

ROAD ATLANTA, Braselton, Georgia – Nissan distinguished a abounding motorsports story final weekend in Georgia, where dozens of Datsuns and Nissans participated in a Classic Motorsports Mitty selected festival.

At a Mitty, mythological Nissan and Datsun cars from famous teams such as Brock Racing Enterprises and Bob Sharp Racing were on site during Road Atlanta for all a fans to enjoy. Also there: racing fable John Morton, who served as a Grand Marshal and raced a reproduction of his 1971 championship-winning BRE Datsun 240Z.

Saturday’s all-Nissan/Datsun underline foe was won by Alex McDowell aboard his 1971 Nissan Skyline GT-R.

If we didn’t have a possibility to attend this illusory selected festival, let a following photos (and video) assistance give we a ambience of all a spreading Nissan unrestrained on display.

 

 

Datsun/Nissan fable John Morton served as grand organise during a 2018 Classic Motorsports Mitty.

 

With Nissan as featured marque, there were some-more than 50 selected Datsun/Nissan racing cars competing over a weekend during a 2018 Mitty during Road Atlanta.

 

Alex McDowell gathering this pleasing 1971 Hakosuka Skyline GT-R to feat on Saturday. McDowell’s Hako was one of a few right-hand-drive machines competing during The Mitty during Road Atlanta.

 

While Z cars and Datsun 510s done adult a largest fortuitous of Nissan vehicles entered during The Mitty 2018, countless good easy and prepared B210 racing cars represented a small-displacement Datsun powerplants really nicely. This automobile won a SCCA C Sedan National championship 3 true years from 1977-1979 with Dick Davenport driving. His son Rob brought a easy automobile to The Mitty to share with a fans in 2018.

 

Old Fairlady Roadsters can be some-more than superb selected sports cars. The Fairlady done a challenging E-Production racing automobile for many years in SCCA competition.

 

The particular red, white and blue clothing and series 33 of Bob Sharp Racing brings behind memories of a team’s prevalence of C Production racing via a 1970s.

 

Rock Vest brings his Fairlady Roadster down a mountain into spin 12 during Road Atlanta during The Mitty 2018.

 

Saturday’s all-Nissan foe captivated an considerable accumulation of selected Datsun/Nissan racing cars.

 

This Datsun 240Z won a IMSA Camel GTU championship in 1978 with Brad Friselle. David Martin of Saint Helena, Calif. now campaigns a easily easy champion in ancestral races around a country.

 

Alex McDowell, Grayson Upchurch, Jr. and Scott Kissinger took a tip 3 spots in Saturday’s Nissan underline pushing an early Skyline GT-R, Fairlady Roadster and a 240Z, respectively.

NISMO Calendar

May 5-6

  • FIA WEC, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
  • IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Lexington, Ohio
  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Barbagallo Raceway, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

May 12-13

  • Blancpain GT Series Asia, Chang International Circuit, Thailand 
  • Blancpain GT Series, Silverstone, England
  • European Le Mans Series/Le Mans Cup, Monza, Italy

 

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Contact

Anna Teslik
Global Motorsport Marketing and Communications Manager
+33 7 7614 7286
ateslik@nissan-europe.com

Paul Ryan
Marketing and PR Manager
1-678-644-0404
paul@nismosupport.com

 

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