Nissan Canada

Nissan: Nissan celebrates 60 years of tellurian motorsports during NISMO Festival

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Fans attending this year’s NISMO Festival during Fuji Speedway will not usually get to see past Nissan competition cars and accommodate their mythological drivers – they’ll also declare a destiny of Nissan motorsports.

Nissan teams and drivers will accumulate Dec. 2 for a using of some of a biggest cars in Nissan’s 60 years of tellurian motorsports history, as good as birthright models and a latest NISMO highway cars. The 21st annual fan appreciation eventuality also offers a initial possibility to see Nissan’s new Formula E automobile on a lane in Japan, as good as an all-new, energetic Nissan EV show.

The Formula E automobile represents a opening side of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, a company’s prophesy for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. The 100% electric indication will be shown only weeks before a entrance competition in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

“We don’t have a Formula E competition nonetheless in Japan, so we’re anxious to uncover a sparkling pushing to Japanese fans during a NISMO Festival,” pronounced Takao Katagiri, CEO of NISMO and conduct of a NISMO highway automobile business during Nissan. “This is a good eventuality for motorsports fans to observe firsthand how Nissan and NISMO’s engineers and drivers learn by racing how to build some-more ardent cars, featuring Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies that offer a business fad and convenience.”

To applaud Nissan’s 6 decades of tellurian motorsports appearance – starting with a category feat during a Australian Rally in 1958 – a festival will underline some-more than 50 cars that have competed globally and in Japan. Rally cars from a 1950s to a 1980s, antecedent cars from a 1990s, stream GT cars and a Formula E automobile will be on display.

This year’s eventuality offers even closer entrance to a cars than in years past, and some-more time for communication with drivers.

Off a track, a festival will underline designation sessions and speak shows by mythological and stream Nissan/NISMO drivers, children’s events, and corporate and businessman retailing.

Event information

Event: NISMO Festival during Fuji Speedway 2018 Supported by MOTUL
Date: Sunday, Dec. 2
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Venue: Fuji International Speedway in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Organizer: Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd.
Partner: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Event support sponsor: MOTUL
Program outline:

  • Racing eventuality area – competition automobile runs, exhibitions (NISMO cars parade, Z Challenge, ancestral cars muster race, Formula E automobile demo run, NISMO GP and more)
  • Stand eventuality area – motorist designation sessions, high-five sessions, sales of Nissan/NISMO sell and competition automobile parts, children’s events
  • Paddock eventuality area – corporate and sell booths

Official Site:

Highlights from a 2017 NISMO Festival:


NISMO, a brief form of “NISsan MOtorsports,” is a opening code for Nissan and one of a company’s purveyors of “innovation that excites.” NISMO offers products featuring innovative record and high opening to a far-reaching operation of business for travel use. NISMO cars yield an sparkling pushing knowledge with motorsports-inspired aerodynamics and styling, extended doing characteristics and unmatched agility. In a motorsports world, NISMO competes in a top forms of GT and sports automobile racing, such as Japan’s Super GT Series as good as globally providing competition cars and engines to customers.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Nissan is a tellurian full-line car manufacturer that sells some-more than 60 models underneath a Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In mercantile year 2017, a association sole 5.77 million vehicles globally, generating income of 11.9 trillion yen. On Apr 1, 2017, a association embarked on Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a six-year devise targeting a 30% boost in annualized revenues to 16.5 trillion yen by a finish of mercantile 2022, along with accumulative giveaway money upsurge of 2.5 trillion yen. As partial of Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022, a association skeleton to extend a care in electric vehicles, symbolized by a world’s best-selling all-electric car in history, a Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s tellurian domicile in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in 6 regions: Asia Oceania; Africa, a Middle East India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault given 1999 and acquired a 34% interest in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi is currently a world’s largest automotive partnership, with total sales of some-more than 10.6 million vehicles in calendar year 2017.

For some-more information about a products, services and joining to tolerable mobility, revisit You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all a latest videos on YouTube.


# # #

Media contact
Yasuko Onishi
Motorsports Planning and Communications Dept.
Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd.