- MOTUL AUTECH GT-R grabs back-to-back Super GT championship wins
- Nissan NISMO racing opposite a creation this weekend
YOKOHAMA, Japan –The final turn of a 2015 Super GT Championship took place during Twin Ring Motegi final weekend, and a #1 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R of Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli achieved an extraordinary quip from 12th to finish in second place. Displacing a ranking leader, a #12 Calsonic IMPUL GT-R of Hironobu Yasuda and Joao Paolo de Oliveira, they cumulative their second GT500 championship in a row.
After a race, NISMO Team Principal Yutaka Suzuki said: “It was a never-give-up suggestion of a whole group that authorised us to grasp this victory. This could be seen in a extraordinary bid from Ronnie as good as a fastest array work in a race. You could contend that a mechanics unequivocally combined a stir. Tsugio’s out-lap was a wise prerogative for all a team’s tough work. This was really a competition fit for NISMO and it enables us to take home a championship. Thank we to all a fans who upheld us via a year.”
Tsugio Matsuda added: “I don’t know what to say. Ronnie did a illusory pursuit in a initial half and that array work was astounding. We’ve been diligently practicing a motorist changes and array work all year and it was a bid from a whole group that spurred me on in my out-lap. In a second half there was usually one line we could take, and there were some tighten calls when traffic with GT300 machines and back-markers. It was an impossibly moving race. However, we feel like we were means to arrangement a opening estimable of a champion.”
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Nissan NISMO Racing Across a Globe this Weekend
The Super GT deteriorate might be over in Japan, though Nissan NISMO continues to competition opposite a creation this weekend. The V8 Supercar group will be in movement during Phillip Island in Australia and a “Powered by Nissan NISMO” LMP2 teams will take their championship quarrel to a final FIA World Endurance Championship competition of a deteriorate in Bahrain.
One of Nissan’s Blancpain Endurance Series Champions, Alex Buncombe, will take partial in a Race of Champions this weekend where he will group adult with 2009 Formula 1 World pretension winner, Jenson Button. Together they will take on some of a biggest names in motorsport including Sebastian Vettel, Nico Hulkenberg, Tom Kristensen, Petter Solberg, Felipe Massa, David Coulthard and Daniel Ricciardo.
The Race of Champions includes a Celebrity Skills Challenge, and Nissan’s LMP3 Champion Sir Chris Hoy is primed and prepared to do conflict with a likes of Sir Ben Ainslie and Mike Tindall. The movement gets underway during London’s former Olympic Stadium this Friday.
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