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Nissan Champions Unite in a Desert


, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


To applaud a year of racing success in 2011, Nissan’s champions will come together to contest in a 2012 Dubai 24 Hours in January.

Racing a code new GT3-specification Nissan GT-R will be champions from a Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, a Le Mans Series, a FIA GT1 World Championship and a Blancpain Endurance Series, namely Franck Mailleux, Tom Kimber-Smith, Michael Krumm and Alex Buncombe. This automobile will be run by JRM Racing.

The ‘Champions’ Nissan GT-R will be assimilated by dual Nissan 370Zs during Dubai. A chair in a GT4 Nissan 370Z during a Dubai 24 Hours is of march a esteem for a GT Academy winners so this year’s graduates, Jann Mardenborough from a UK and Bryan Heitkotter from a USA, will contest in a ‘RJN GT Academy’ Nissan 370Z. Joining them will be dual some-more GT Academy winners and now fully-fledged racing champions: Lucas Ordonez and Jordan Tresson.

“We’re gratified to prerogative a champions with a event to competition Nissan’s sparkling new GT3-specification Nissan GT-R in a Dubai 24 Hours,” pronounced Darren Cox, Chief Marketing Manager Crossover and Sportscars, Nissan Europe. “Dubai will be a perfection of a illusory year for Nissan Motorsport. The champions are representing their teams that took a successes in 2011. RJN Motorsport, Signatech Nissan, Greaves Motorsport and JRM Racing have been good partners for us this year. Despite this veteran motorist line-up, this is some-more of an finish of deteriorate jubilee and a possibility to showcase a Nissan GT-R during a ongoing growth than a full lean during victory.”

Completing a three-car Nissan choice in Dubai will be a second Nissan 370Z and a drivers for this automobile will be suggested in a New Year. Until then, “Merry Christmas from a motorsport group during Nissan! We have had a fun and successful year though can’t wait to uncover we a skeleton for 2012!”


Nissan’s jaw-dropping Juke-R will make a worldwide lane entrance during a Dubai 24 Hours. The Juke-R harnesses a confidant pattern of Nissan’s provocative Juke with a speed and energy of a company’s flagship GT-R, formulating a world’s fastest, many innovative, crossover. ‘Super Juke’ has a special purpose to play during Dubai as it will be a gait automobile for a 24-hour race. Only dual Juke-Rs have been built, one in left-hand and one in right-hand drive. The cars have been grown by Nissan and built by heading motorsports outfit RML with submit from Nissan Technology Centre for Europe (NTC-E).

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