Former F1 racer Max Chilton and Nissan regular Alex Buncombe have completed Nissan’s squad of nine drivers for the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO. This news was announced ahead of the Geneva Motor Show where Nissan’s LM P1 car will appear for the first time in Europe.
After participating in select Pirelli World Challenge races last year, the decision for Skullcandy Team Nissan by CA Sport to join the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge series full-time was not taken lightly. Now that the decision has been made, all the ingredients are in place for an exciting season. Skullcandy Team Nissan by CA Sport will field two teams this year in the Pirelli World Challenge in both GTS and Touring Car classes.
The GT-R LM NISMO, which will take on the best in the world in the race to glory at the Le Mans 24 Hours later this summer, was created by a team of carefully selected experts in Japan, the United States and Europe. In this exclusive video, NISMO athlete Jann Mardenborough tests the GT-R LM NISMO at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas.
The following is an interview Darren Cox, Global Head, Brand, Marketing & Sales, NISMO, which took place at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. He talks about the GT-R LM NISMO, the Nissan NISMO entry to the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LM P1 category.
NISMO Athlete Lucas Ordóñez recently got the phone call of his life when Nissan's Motorsport Director Darren Cox called to tell him he will race in LM P1 at Le Mans this year. Watch his amazing reaction to the news.