It's back. One year ago, Nissan's popular "Ride of Your Life" Altima marketing campaign captured consumers' attention with the story of consumers being given rides in specially prepped race cars – only to find out the vehicles were actually stock production Altima sedans.
Blessed with fine weather, Round 2 of the SUPER GT was held at Fuji International Speedway (Oyama, Shizuoka Prefecture, 1-lap 4.563km) last weekend where the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 grabbed first and second place in the GT500 class, while the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 achieved the same in the GT300 class, making this a total domination by Nissan.
The #14 Doran Racing/GT Academy 370Z NISMO of Brad Jaeger and BJ Zacharias earned its first podium finish of 2015 this weekend at the third round of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge (CTSCC) at Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca in Monterey, but series veteran and race finisher B.J. Zacharias thinks the team had a good shot at a win at the scenic 2.238-mile road course on the Pacific coast.
For the second straight year, the Nissan Versa Note is one of Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com’s “10 Tech-Savviest Cars Under $20,000.” Awarded for its “excellent” Around View® Monitor and other tech options such as hands-free texting, Bluetooth and Pandora capability, the 2015 Versa Note finished sixth on the list.
In recognition of Nissan’s thoughtful approach to diversity in the workplace and in the community, DiversityInc Magazine has named the company to its 2015 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies list for the second year in a row.
James Davison and Bryan Heitkotter each drove their Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s to victory in the two Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) rounds at the 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports Park circuit near Birmingham this weekend.
Nissan has donated $500,000 to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to support ongoing construction efforts and future exhibits at the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
James Davison drove his #33 Always Evolving/RePlay XD Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 to an impressive flag-to-flag victory at the Barber Motorsports Park circuit near Birmingham Saturday. It was Nissan’s first overall victory in the Pirelli World Challenge in just the sixth start for the new team. This was also Davison’s first win in the series.