Accepting the challenge from Toyota President, Akio Toyoda, Nissan Motor Company Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga undertook his challenge on the afternoon of August 22. Shiga then challenged Mr. Kaetsu, President of Yokohama F. Marinos football team; Mr. Miyatani, President of Nissan Motorsports International; and Mr. Hoshino, CEO of the luxury hotel group, Hoshino Resorts.
This weekend Doran Racing, Tim Bell Racing and other IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) teams return to VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), a 3.27-mile, 18-turn road course and resort in Alton, Virginia that Car and Driver magazine named one of the top six road courses in North America.
Nissan officially opened its satellite design studio in Rio de Janeiro today. Located at Nissan Brazil's headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, the Nissan Design America Rio studio (NDA-R) is tasked with researching materials and styling and is already contributing to future development projects.