Nissan: Signatech Alpine measure FIA WEC LM P2 championship win

Posted on 08. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

SHANGHAI, China Nissan scored a fourth FIA World Endurance Championship LM P2 win in China with Signatech Alpine scoring Nissan’s fourth pretension from 5 attempts.

Since a entrance of a FIA WEC in 2012, Nissan has been a widespread engine retailer in a LM P2 category holding a pretension with Oak Racing (2013), SMP Racing (2014), G-Drive Racing (2015) and Signatech Alpine this year.

The French patrol missed out on a lectern in Shanghai by only 5 tenths of a second, though fourth place was adequate to secure a crown.

Gustavo Menezes, Nicolas Lapierre and Stéphane Richelmi have won 4 of a 8 FIA WEC rounds so distant including a 24 Hours of Le Mans.

“This is a good feat after a shining season,” pronounced Lapierre.  “This is a initial competition given Silverstone that we have finished outward of a podium, that tells we that we have had a unequivocally super year. To win Le Mans and a WEC in one deteriorate is unequivocally satisfying. The Signatech Alpine group have been mega all deteriorate and they merit a large celebration tonight.”

Signatech Alpine now has 183 points in this year’s pretension follow with a lead of 32 – an unbeatable advantage going into a final turn in Bahrain.

The feat in China went to Will Stevens, Alex Brundle and Roman Rusinov for G-Drive Racing.

NISMO Calendar

November 12-13
Super GT, Twin-Ring Motegi, Japan
Australian GT Championship, Highlands Park, Queenstown, New Zealand

November 19-20
FIA WEC, Bahrain

December 3-4
Australian Supercars, Homebush Street Circuit, Sydney, NSW,Australia

December 11
NISMO Festival, Fuji International Speedway, Japan

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