Nissan: The Nissan Micra Cup kicks off the 2016 deteriorate this weekend

Posted on 09. May, 2016 by in Nissan Canada


MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada – After an sparkling 2015 opening to a universe of Canadian motorsport, a Nissan Micra Cup will flog off a second deteriorate this weekend, May 14-15, with a innumerable of drivers on a Calabogie track, located southwest of Ottawa, Ontario. Two races are scheduled, one on Saturday and another on Sunday. 

This eventuality is a initial on a calendar of 8 foe weekends that are approaching to see desirous and ardent drivers during a circle of a agile, affordable, and most batch Nissan Micra foe cars.

The 2015 champion earnings with a new array and faces tough foe of repeat competitors, and 2014 Nissan GT Academy U.S. winner

For a initial time in a story of a series, a array “1” is now available for use by a motorist and is now reserved to Olivier Bédard, a Quebec motorist who assimilated a Albi Nissan group during a off-season.  Bédard will try to explain his second uninterrupted array championship pretension while competing opposite estimable adversaries, including: teammate Marc-Antoine Demers, who is starting his second year with a Albi team; and Xavier Coupal, a former open circle and NASCAR motorist who will be creation his lapse to motorsports by participating in a Nissan Micra Cup. 

At a circle of a Ici Pneu/Tireland car, Stefan Rzadzinski could really good be Bédard’s biggest opposition for a title. Winner of dual races final year, Rzadzinski was a front-runner all deteriorate long. The knowledge that a second year in a array will means him will no doubt advantage a immature motorist from Edmonton, as it will Bédard and Demers.

Being a beginner in a Nissan Micra Cup does not dominate Nic Hammann, a 22-year-old Wisconsin local and a 2014 Nissan GT Academy U.S. winner. Hammann is now relocating on to a new section in his motorsport career by participating in a Nissan Micra Cup. Regardless of being a visitor to Canadian foe tracks, Hammann is no doubt deliberate one of a favourites for a title.

The infancy of drivers from a 2015 deteriorate will lapse to competition a Nissan Micra Cup this year. In further to a drivers formerly mentioned, a choice also includes Valérie Limoges with a H.Grégoire team; Valérie Chiasson (Groupe Nissan Gabriel), whose goals will be to finish on a lectern as mostly as possible; and Ashley Sahakian (United Autos Racing), who done her motorsport entrance final year.

2016 Scoring Methodology

In total, 23 drivers are entered for a initial eventuality of a 2016 foe calendar, that is a earnest array given a fact that this is not one of a 5 imperative events of a season.

The imperative events for points toward a championship are:

  1. St-Eustache (June 19)
  2. Canadian Tire Mosport Park (July 8-10)
  3. Circuit Mont-Tremblant (July 22-24)
  4. Trois-Rivières (August 12-14)
  5. Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (September 2-4)

The 2016 sporting manners and regulations are as follows:

  • Those who attend in all 5 imperative weekends = scores a best 12 formula for their final measure of a deteriorate (16 races).
  • Those who attend in 4 imperative weekends = scores a best 11 formula for their final measure of a season.
  • Those who attend in usually 3 imperative weekends = scores a best 10 formula for their final measure of a season.

This Friday in Calabogie, drivers will be in movement for 4 use sessions as partial of a central pre-season exam day. Saturday, a subordinate event is set to start during 1:10 p.m., followed 3 hours after by a initial of dual races during 4:10 p.m. Sunday will see a drivers competition a second subordinate event during 10:25 a.m., followed by a second foe during 1:15 p.m (all times EST). All lane sessions for a Nissan Micra Cup final for a sum of 30 minutes.

For some-more information on a Nissan Micra Cup, greatfully go to:

2016 Nissan Micra Cup Season Calendar :


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