The FIA World Endurance Championship goes global this weekend as the teams leave Silverstone behind and head off to Sao Paulo in Brazil. Round five of the championship is the 'Six Hours of Sao Paulo' and it takes place this Saturday at Interlagos. Seven of the 11 LMP2 runners in Brazil will compete with Nissan engines and the competition is expected to be as fierce as ever.
The Nissan TeRRA SUV concept, to be unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show on Sep 27, combines two outstanding Nissan strengths – SUVs and EVs – in a vehicle that is equally in its element off-road in the wild or gliding silently through a sophisticated urban setting.
The scene has been set for a dramatic showdown in the 2012 British GT Championship with a group of cars all in with a shot at the title at the season-closer in three weeks' time. This weekend's race at Silverstone produced a mixed result for many of the title contenders, not least the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 that finished in eighth place after a three-hour long battle at Silverstone.
Gloriously sunny skies and summer-like conditions greeted race fans on Sunday, September 9th at Fuji International Speedway for Round 6 of the SUPER GT series, where the #12 CALSONIC IMPUL GT-R (Tsugio Matsuda/Joao Paolo de Oliveira) took a commanding lights-to-flag victory as the NISSAN GT-R won back-to-back victories is this hotly-contested championship.
Emphasizing the importance of proper vehicle maintenance, Nissan recently launched its "Keep Summer Rolling" vehicle giveaway and service sweepstakes to reconnect with current vehicle owners and encourage them to keep their vehicle in top condition. Through the end of September, current Nissan owners will be eligible to win one of three new Nissan vehicles or hundreds of service options that will extend not only the fun of summer but the life of their vehicles.
Nissan Americas today announced that Michele Tinson has been named director, internal communications and media center, effective Sept. 10. Most recently, Tinson was director of communications for Saab Cars North America, where she was responsible for internal and external communications for the automaker.