Nissan: Nürburgring subordinate competition ideal prep for Monza Blancpain

Posted on 18. Apr, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

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Nürburgring, Germany – Nissan GT Academy Team RJN finished an ideal credentials for this weekend’s Blancpain GT Series Endurance eventuality in Monza and subsequent month’s Nürburgring 24 Hour after a completing a plain 10th place finish in a ‘Ring Qualifying.

NISMO contestant Michael Krumm led a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 patrol in yesterday’s six-hour competition alongside Alex Buncombe, former GT Academy leader Lucas Ordóñez and Super GT GT300 star, Kazuki Hoshino.

Legendary German patrol Zakspeed also done a GT-R entrance in a subordinate competition with German GT Academy winners Marc Gassner and Florian Strauss pushing to a clever sixth place finish.



“We finished 10th overall, and everybody was really happy to now be sealed in for a tip 30 subordinate event for a Nurburgring 24 Hours,” pronounced Ordóñez. “We schooled a lot this weekend and finished a lot of miles. Kazuki was means to finish a double army and everybody had a possibility to representation dry, damp and soppy conditions. The group worked tough on a array stops, and we consider we’ll learn a lot from this competition that will be really profitable for a 24 hour.”

Ordóñez and Buncombe will now conduct to Monza this week for a initial Endurance turn of a Blancpain GT Series.

Mitsunosi Takaboshi earnings to join Ordóñez and Buncombe in a No.23 automobile while a No.22 GT-R will be driven by Sean Walkinshaw with final year’s GT Academy winners Matt Simmons (International) and Romain Sarazin (Europe).

NISMO Calendar

April 23-24
Blancpain GT Endurance, Monza, Italy
Pirelli World Challenge, Barber Motorsports Park, Alabama, USA

May 3-4
Super GT, Fuji Speedway, Japan

May 7-8
FIA WEC, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
Blancpain GT Sprint, Brands Hatch, England
V8 Supercar, Barbagallo Raceway, Western Australia, Australia

May 14-15
ELMS, Imola – Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Italy
Blancpain GT Endurance, Silverstone, England
Micra Cup Canada, Calabogie Motorsports Park, Ontario, Canada


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