This weekend, the Nissan Micra Cup presented the second event of its inaugural season as part of the biggest Canadian sport event of the year, the Grand Prix du Canada on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. Two races, won by Olivier Bédard and Stefan Rzadzinski, were intense from the first lap to the last keeping the tens of thousands of spectators on the edge of their seats. For many, this was their first exposure to the series and the twenty-five Nissan Micra drivers in full action.
This weekend, the Nissan Micra Cup presented the second event of its inaugural season as part of the biggest Canadian sport event of the year, the Grand Prix du Canada on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal.
The moment has arrived. On June 13 at 9 a.m. EST/6 a.m. PST, three Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will begin the greatest race in the world, marking Nissan's return to the premier LM P1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
In the midst of final preparation for the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans, Nissan GT-R LM NISMO chief engineer Zack Eakin dropped by Jay Leno's Garage to discuss all things GT-R LM NISMO, Le Mans, GT Academy and much more.
It's hard to believe, but until just a few years ago the only racing experience three of Nissan's GT-R LM NISMO drivers for Le Mans had was playing Gran Turismo on their PlayStations. Impossible? No – just the extraordinary virtual-to-reality phenomenon that is GT Academy.
Nissan Motor Co. today announced that Daniele Schillaci, most recently a top sales and marketing executive at Toyota Motor Company's European region, will assume the duties as global head of marketing and sales beginning July 15, 2015.
Ready with three GT-R LM NISMO vehicles, nine drivers and ever faster lap times, Nissan began Le Mans Test Weekend this weekend – and its countdown to its return to the LMP1 class at Le Mans 24 Hours, June 13.