A double-header weekend of racing lies ahead for Nissan with the final round of the British GT Championship at Donington Park on Sunday and round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship taking place in Bahrain on Saturday.
Despite disability, despite preparing to go back to Afghanistan and despite crippling post-traumatic stress disorder, a team of soldiers from Mission Motorsport took the checkered flag at the end of the Britcar 24 Hours yesterday at Silverstone.
Rounds 11 through 13 of the All-Japan F3 Championship were held at Sportsland SUGO, where the #23 machine of Nissan Driver Development Program (NDDP) driver Daiki Sasaki started Rounds 11 and 12 from pole position, going on to score victories in both races.
In addition to celebrating National Plug In Day on Sept. 23, Nissan also recognizes the more than 37,000 LEAF owners around the world who have driven more than 100 million gas-free miles since the vehicle’s launch in December 2010.
Nissan Technical Center North America will give the keys of a Nissan Titan truck to The Greening of Detroit at its annual fall tree planting kick-off event on Sept. 22 in Detroit. The Greening of Detroit, an environment-focused not-for-profit, works to create a greener Detroit through planting and educational programs, environmental leadership and advocacy.
Round 7 of the 2012 SUPER GT series - SUPER GT in KYUSHU 300km will be held on September 29 and 30 at Autopolis in Oita Prefecture, Japan. This Autopolis round is the most recent addition to the series - added in 2003, but since then has been an important round as the penultimate race of the season and one which can determine the championship.
The Mission Motorsport team that will take on the 2012 Britcar 24 Hours were on track at Silverstone on Monday making final preparations for this weekend's race. The all-amateur crew took advantage of Nissan's GT Academy instructors to hone their newly acquired driving skills ahead of what will be one of their biggest racing challenges so far.
Nissan and FedEx electrified the 64th IAA Commercial Vehicle International Motor Show in Hanover earlier this week with the unveiling of the all-new 100% battery-powered version of the e-NV200 Concept van.