Nissan's NISMO FESTIVAL 2015 was held at Fuji Speedway on November 29. Under sunny, crisp late Autumn weather that allowed for an unimpeded view of majestic Mt. Fuji, 30,000 Nissan and NISMO fans gathered at Fuji Speedway and reveled in the fun from early morning right until the finale.
The 18th annual NISMO Festival was held today at Fuji Speedway in Oyama, Japan. This year, over 30,000 Nissan race rans attended, seeing historic and current Nissan race cars on the track. Below are some highlights from the event.
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.