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Nissan to delay return to World Endurance Championship

August 10, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1502

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

Nissan enters international line-up for Spa 24 Hours

July 23, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1699

THE longest and toughest race on the Blancpain Endurance Series schedule takes place at Spa-Francorchamps on 25-26 July and Nissan has entered a global cast of drivers from six different countries, including four winners of GT Academy. One of the best racing circuits in the world plays host to the

VIDEO: Juke NISMO RS breaks Goodwood record

June 29, 2015 • Featured Slider, Motorsport • Views: 2125

STUNTMAN Terry Grant has broken his own world record for the fastest mile travelled on two wheels in a four-wheeled vehicle – the sporty incarnation of Nissan’s Juke, the NISMO RS. Grant had six attempts at travelling up the famous Goodwood hillclimb course during

Mission accomplished for Nissan at Le Mans

June 15, 2015 • Featured Slider, Motorsport, News • Views: 1708

NISSAN’S much-anticipated Le Mans challenger, the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO, made its race debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend. Such is the scale of the challenge to enter the top endurance class, Nissan set a target of getting one of its three cars to the finish of the 24-hour race. The

VIDEO: Nissan’s return to Le Mans gets underway

June 12, 2015 • Featured Slider, Motorsport, News • Views: 2096

NISSAN’S return to Le Mans has begun. All of the entrants for the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours took to the track for the first practice session at Le Mans. Tsugio Matsuda (JAP), Harry Tincknell (GB) and Jann Mardenborough (GB) were first out in the three Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs, ready to make the

Lounge to Le Mans in just 10 months

June 5, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1492

IN 2011, after three years of racing, Lucas Ordonez became the first GT Academy winner to compete at Le Mans. In 2013, after just two years of racing, Jann Mardenborough made his debut at La Sarthe.  Now, in 2015, Gaetan Paletou will race a Nissan-powered LM P2 car at Le Mans, just 10 months after

Nissan returns to Le Mans with GT-R LM Nismo

June 5, 2015 • Motorsport, News, Uncategorized • Views: 2028

THE moment has arrived and on June 13th at 3pm three Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will start the greatest race in the world, marking Nissan’s return to the premier LM P1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours. Three radical front-engined, front-wheel-drive Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will compete at Le Mans

Nissan marks 1990 Le Mans lap with retro livery

June 1, 2015 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1557

NISSAN has revealed a very special livery that will feature on the No.21 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO at Le Mans.  Exactly 25 years ago, at the peak of the Group C era, Mark Blundell put the Nissan R90CK on pole position with a stunning 3:27.020 lap of the Le Mans circuit. The No.21 Nissan GT-R …