It was a session of “firsts” for Alex Brundle. In his first visit to Watkins Glen International, he won his first career TOTAL Pole Award, and the first for OAK Racing in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. This weekend also marks the first time an LM P2 car will race at Watkins Glen.
Cincinnati-based Doran Racing continued its string of solid finishes with its best result of the season – a second place finish at the Continental Tire 150 at The Glen at the storied Watkins Glen International circuit in upstate New York. The Doran No. 14 car now has four top 10 finishes and two podiums in the first six rounds of the 2014 CTSC championship season.
Jack Daniel's Racing Nissan Altima driver Rick Kelly put in a storming drive in the third and final race of the SKYCITY Triple Crown at Darwin's Hidden Valley Raceway, advancing 11 positions to claim ninth place in the 200km encounter.
Two Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 race cars have finished the 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hours. The grueling race, held on the 25-kilometer Nordschleife, saw over 160 cars and 600 drivers compete for glory in one of the toughest racing events in the world.
Nissan heads "home" this weekend to the Nurburgring, the scene of the manufacturer's volume production lap record and the track where the GT-R is developed. With an all-star international team of drivers, competing in Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s this is Nissan's biggest assault on the Nurburgring 24 Hours in recent times.
As the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours approaches the halfway mark, Nissan's Jann Mardenborough and Mark Shulzhitskiy, along with their Oak Racing teammate Alex Brundle, are extending their lead in the LM P2 class.