Nissan's annual NISMO Festival is eagerly awaited by motorsports enthusiasts around the world. Held towards the end of the year's racing season at Fuji Speedway in Oyama, Japan, NISMO Festival brings fans closer to the brand through the celebration of its successes, both current and historic, as it closes out the annual motorsports calendar in Japan.
The final round of the 2015 Super GT Championship took place at Twin Ring Motegi last weekend, and the #1 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R of Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli accomplished an amazing comeback from 12th to finish in second place. Displacing the ranking leader, the #12 Calsonic IMPUL GT-R of Hironobu Yasuda and Joao Paolo de Oliveira, they secured their second GT500 championship in a row.
Earlier this year, our partners at GoPro joined the NISMO race team from concept to cockpit as we built the radically different LMP1 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO. The GoPro team followed us through the testing and development stage all the way to the Le Mans 24 Hours to produce this amazing 4K mini-documentary.
The 2015 LM P3 champions, Nissan's Sir Chris Hoy and Charlie Robertson, are at Estoril in Portugal for their prize drive in the Greaves Motorsport Gibson-Nissan LM P2 car. After battling through travel chaos caused by fog in the UK, Hoy made it to the Estoril track just in the nick of time for the test.