Nissan: Supercars do conflict in New Zealand

Posted on 08. Nov, 2016 by in Nissan Canada

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Nissan Motorsport enjoyed a bustling competition weekend in a Australian Supercars annual revisit to New Zealand, recording 5 tip 10 finishes over a 4 scurry races hold final weekend.

The opening competition on Saturday was a many successful for a weekend with Rick Kelly and Michael Caruso channel a finish line in seventh and eighth place.

After also competing in a Australian GT Championship a prior weekend in New Zealand aboard a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3, Caruso scored his second tip 10 of a day in ninth place in a second competition on Saturday.

Sunday’s movement was a worse conflict for a Nissan Motorsport patrol with Rick Kelly scoring ninth in a initial competition and Todd Kelly only blank out on a tip 10 in a final scurry in 11th place.

Michael Caruso’s chances of another tip 10 were marred by a damaged anti-roll bar in a final race.

“Unfortunately a back anti-roll bar pennyless early in a race, that was a contrition since a automobile felt good for a initial few laps,” pronounced Caruso. “From there on it was only unresolved on. we saw that Todd’s automobile looked unequivocally fast, so we let him by to assistance get as many points as probable for a team. Consistency from this weekend is a positive, though we wish to be a bit serve adult a order. We’ve got a bit of time to try and find something additional before we conduct to Sydney.”

The Nissan Motorsport patrol will now conduct to a final competition weekend of a deteriorate in Sydney on Dec 2-4.

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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Contact

Jane Johnstone
Marketing Communications Director
Global Motorsport Communications
Nissan/NISMO
Phone: +44 7979 710646
Email: jane.johnstone@nissan.co.uk

Paul Ryan
Marketing and PR Manager
Phone: +1 678 644 0404
Email: paul@nismosupport.com

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