Fuji Speedway faced inclement weather earlier this month that impacted the World Endurance Championship, but the rains couldn't keep the Nissan ZEOD RC from making another test run with former GT1 Champion Michael Krumm at the wheel.
The Nissan ZEOD RC was unveiled at NISMO headquarters in Yokohama last Thursday and performed three demonstration runs at Fuji Speedway in conjunction with the Japanese round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Nissan ZEOD RC's invitation to participate at Le Mans next year from the Automobile Club de l'Ouest is a tremendous technological development opportunity for the automaker, but also a ready laboratory for next-generation tires, says Michelin Director Serge Grisin.
Race fans at the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji Speedway were treated to a second zero-emission on demand (ZEOD) drive by Nissan ZEOD RC on Saturday. It was another step in a climb towards Le Mans next year.
The Nissan ZEOD RC was unveiled Thursday by NISMO President Shoichi Miyatani, Nissan Global Motorsport Director Darren Cox, and Director of Motorsport Innovation Ben Bowlby, ushering in a next generation of electric racing.
After an intense eight months of development, design and construction, Nissan's revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC electric racecar was unveiled today at the headquarters of Nissan's performance arm, NISMO, in Yokohama.
Japanese fans will have the first opportunity to see the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC in action when the car makes its public on-track debut at this year's Fuji Speedway round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Construction of the first Nissan ZEOD RC chassis is nearing completion, and the ground-breaking car that will "electrify Le Mans" is set to hit the track for the first time in the UK in early September.
Nissan's inaugural "gamer-to-racer" Lucas Ordóñez has been appointed as the official test and development driver of the Nissan ZEOD RC program - the unique electric race car that will debut at next year's Le Mans 24 Hours.