At the Montreal International Auto Show last week in Canada, Nissan announced the 2016 race calendar for the Nissan Micra Cup's second season. Launched exclusively in the province of Quebec last year, the Nissan Micra Cup will expand to Ontario in 2016 with one race weekend at Calabogie Motorsports Park in May, and two race weekends at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in July and September respectively.
Nissan has confirmed the driver line-up for its Bathurst 12 Hour defense, with former V8 Supercars champion Rick Kelly to partner 2015 winners Katsumasa Chiyo and GT Academy winner Florian Strauss at the endurance classic on February 5-7, 2016.
In this exclusive video, ride with GT Academy champion and Nissan NISMO Athlete Lucas Ordóñez in his D'Station Nissan GT-R GT500 Super GT race car – filmed at NISMO Festival 2015. Watch Ordóñez fly past everything from buses and Japan-market Nissan Notes, to the GT-R GT3, RCK90 and R34 race cars.
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.