Nissan announces motorsport programme for 2016

February 29, 2016 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1232

AFTER claiming nine international championships around the world in 2015, Nissan will continue to participate in various categories and championships as well as build on its customer support programmes in 2016. Seasoned NISMO Athletes continue to fly the flag in Japan, North America, Europe, and

Hoy takes the wheel for prize drive

November 3, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1717

THE 2015 LM P3 champions, Nissan’s Sir Chris Hoy and Charlie Robertson, are at Estoril in Portugal for their prize drive in the Greaves Motorsport Gibson-Nissan LM P2 car.  After battling through travel chaos caused by fog in the UK, Hoy made it to the Estoril track yesterday just in the nick

European GT Academy champion 2015 crowned

October 13, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1117

THE 2015 NISMO PlayStation® GT Academy European Race Camp drew to a spectacular close under the floodlights of Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. Atop the podium stood a proud and delighted French Gran Turismo® gamer coming to terms with the life-changing opportunity he has just won. Romain

56 gamers arrive for GT Academy European Race Camp

October 6, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1110

THE NISMO PlayStation® GT Academy European Race Camp has got underway at the Yas Marina Formula One circuit in Abu Dhabi. The intensive, week-long racing driver boot camp, sees 56 Gran Turismo® gamers from 11 European countries gather in the United Arab Emirates’ capital city. They will

Nissan GT-R LM Nismo to make racing return in 2016

October 1, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 991

NISSAN has announced that the innovative Nissan GT-R LM NISMO will return to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016.  The team has been working hard to address the technical issues faced at Le Mans in June and is in the middle of a comprehensive test and development programme to

Nissan GT Academy goes from strength to strength

September 16, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1068

IN 2008, Nissan and PlayStation® joined forces in Europe to create an experiment to see if a Gran Turismo® gamer could transfer their skills to become a real racing driver. Fast forward to 2015, and the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has attracted over five million entrants and become an

Sir Chris Hoy becomes motor racing champion

September 7, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1676

SIR Chris Hoy took an important step on his road to Le Mans with Nissan when, along with his Ginetta-Nissan team-mate Charlie Robertson, he clinched the European Le Mans Series LM P3 title.  The duo sealed championship victory with a stylish win at the Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France,

Nissan to delay return to World Endurance Championship

August 10, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 992

NISSAN has announced it will delay its return to the LM P1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship and instead focus on technical issues that challenged its race team during the Le Mans 24 Hours. Issues with the energy recovery system (ERS) meant that Nissan had to run at the Le Mans 24 Hours