Nissan: Takaboshi takes double feat in F3 Japan

Posted on 14. Jun, 2016 by in Nissan Canada


SUZUKA, Japan – He will be behind in movement for Nissan GT Academy Team RJN during a subsequent turn of a Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in a integrate of weeks, though Mitsonori Takaboshi has been bustling collecting trophies during home in Japan during a a mangle in a Blancpain calendar.

The Japanese ace finished final weekend’s Japanese Formula 3 championship weekend with dual victories aboard a No.21 B-MAX NDDP entry.

Championship contender and former GT Academy leader Jann Mardenborough was indeed initial to cranky a finish line in Saturday’s race, that would have been his second uninterrupted win.



However, competition officials purported Mardenborough was during error for hit done during a famous equivocation while creation a pierce for a competition lead. After collecting a winner’s prize on a podium, Mardenborough after schooled he had been given a 40-second post-race chastisement – elevating Takaboshi to a win.

In Sunday’s competition in damp conditions, Takaboshi was initial opposite a line to make it dual wins from dual races, with Mardenborough fasten him on a lectern in third.



“I’m unequivocally gratified to be means to win currently by being initial opposite a line,” Takaboshi pronounced on Sunday. “The lane conditions were wily today, though my gait was unequivocally good. we worked tough with my operative and we finished adult with a unequivocally clever car. I’m anxious to come divided with a outcome like this with dual victories before we conduct behind to Europe to get behind in a GT-R for a Blancpain GT Series.”

Mardenborough stays in clever row for a championship – usually 10 points out of a points lead. Takaboshi will be behind aboard a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 during Circuit Paul Ricard in dual weeks where he, Alex Buncombe and Lucas Ordóñez will be out to repeat final year’s feat here during a same venue for a No.23 Nissan.

NISMO Calendar

June 12-13
24 Hours of Le Mans Scrutineering

June 18-19
24 Hours of Le Mans
Australian Supercars, Hidden Valley, Darwin, Northern Territory
Nissan Micra Cup, Autodrome St-Eustache, Quebec, Canada

June 25-26
Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, Circuit Paul Ricard, France
Pirelli World Challenge, Road America, WI, USA


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