Video: Jann Versus Miguel In Gymkhana Challenge

August 5, 2014 • Motorsport, News, Video • Views: 1755

NISMO athletes Jann Mardenborough and Miguel Faisca went slipping and sliding when they took each other on for a gymkhana challenge at GT Academy. 2011 GT Academy winner Mardenborough and Faisca, who won the title last year, enjoyed plenty of friendly banter as well as the serious stuff of racing

Jann’s the man at Hockenheim!

July 21, 2014 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1681

VIRTUAL-TO-REALITY, Gamer-to-Racer, Sim-to-Win. Call it what you like. Jann Mardenborough showed the world he has got what it takes to win in GP3 against the cream of the crop of single-seater racing talent. A polished and composed drive from pole position saw Mardenborough take the chequered flag

Sir Chris flies flag for Nissan on British GT podium

July 15, 2014 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1732

SIR Chris Hoy gave an outstanding performance at Spa in round eight of the 2014 British GT Championship at the weekend. Along with his Nissan team-mate, 2012 GT Academy Europe winner Wolfgang Reip, he took a second-place podium finish at one of the world’s toughest race tracks – having only

Nissan shuffles the pack ahead of Spa 24 Hours

July 7, 2014 • Motorsport • Views: 1528

NISSAN has shuffled its driver line-ups ahead of this month’s Spa 24 Hours. In the No.35 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 squad – already strengthened by the addition of twice-Super GT GT500 Champion Masataka Yanagida – Mark Shulzhitskiy replaces his Russian counterpart, Stanislav Aksenov, and joins

Gamer-turned racer smashes supercar record at Goodwood

June 30, 2014 • Motorsport, News • Views: 1806

GAMER-TURNED racer Jann Mardenborough smashed the supercar record for the Goodwood Hillclimb in a Nissan GT-R NISMO ‘Time Attack’ in Saturday afternoon’s Michelin Supercar run at the Festival of Speed. GT Academy winner Mardenborough, whose only race experience until winning the Nissan

Nissan wows the crowds at Goodwood Festival of Speed

June 30, 2014 • Featured Slider, Motorsport • Views: 2860

NISSAN wowed the crowds at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with an action-packed schedule of attractions. Tens of thousands of spectators flocked to the brand’s eye-catching stand over the course of the world-famous event and they weren’t disappointed. First came the unveiling of the stunning

Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 at 2014 Nurburgring 24 Hours

June 23, 2014 • Motorsport • Views: 2285

GT Academy graduate Florian Strauss shone at the Nurburgring 24 Hours in the number 80 GT-R NISMO GT3 finishing 14th in class. The youngster, who has only been racing for nine months, had to step up to the challenge of eight hours in the hot seat after team mate Lucas Ordonez was struck down with

All-star Nissan drivers at Nurburgring and British GT

June 18, 2014 • Motorsport • Views: 1873

NISSAN heads “home” this weekend to the Nurburgring – the scene of the manufacturer’s volume production lap record and the track where the GT-R is developed.   With an all-star international team of drivers competing in Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s, this is Nissan’s biggest