Following a successful first year as the Official Automotive Sponsor for the UEFA Champions League, Nissan's partnership has been extended into all global territories for the next three seasons up to 2017/18.
Ricciardo: “When I was a kid I played the racing games quite a bit, and Spa was always the track I played. It was my favorite, and when I got to drive there for real, every bit was as good as I thought it would be.”
The Doran Racing Nissan 370Z #14 of Brad Jaeger and B.J. Zacharias led half of Saturday's Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at VIRginia International Raceway, but the team didn't get the results they wanted when the two-and-a-half-hour race was decided by fuel mileage. There were no full-course cautions for 30 laps when the team needed one to save fuel, and although it had the two fastest cars in the 66-lap race, it ended up just two minutes/two laps short of a victory.
The two Doran Racing Nissan 370Zs will be at the head of the field for the start of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at VIRginia International Raceway tomorrow afternoon, as the Lebanon, Ohio-based team nailed down the top two spots in qualifying Friday night.
A specially wrapped and equipped new 2016 Nissan Maxima will serve as the official Safety Car at Virginia International Raceway, located near Danville, Virginia, during the Oak Tree Grand Prix this weekend, Aug. 21-23.