A race that looked like a complete disaster for Nissan after five minutes turned out far better than anyone expected at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas Friday. The Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) featured two spectacular crashes involving the Doran Racing #14 370Z NISMO of Brad Jaeger and Tim Bell’s #28 Bell Racing 370Z NISMO before the completion of one lap.
Character counts for a lot in F1, and for any new circuit on the F1 calendar, the establishment of a recognizable identity is half the battle in attracting a fan base and holding on to your slot on the schedule.
Doran Racing's Nissan NISMO 370Z was fifth and fourth in the first two practice sessions and it qualified 11th Thursday in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge action at the Circuit of the Americas.
Nissan will begin the search for an American star to join its new LM P1 Le Mans 24 Hour and FIA World Endurance Championship team, giving a former gamer the opportunity to graduate to the highest levels of the sport.
Infiniti opened its new automotive design facility in London today. With a mission to make cars look and feel romantic again, Infiniti Design London, based in the iconic Battleship Building at Paddington Basin, is the first of a network of global design studios for the company as it gears up for a new-model offensive over the next five years, including an all-new model to be manufactured in the UK. Infiniti plans to expand its premium model range by 60 percent by the end of the decade.
If necessity is the mother of invention, engineers fuel that fire at Nissan's Technical Center in Stanfield, Arizona. Here engineers are plentiful. They love to build things, test things and tinker with things. This team thinks a lot about "why not?" Recently they created a one-of-a-kind electric vehicle to haul supplies and people around on the tech center property.