Three previous winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, the scheme devised to help virtual-reality gamers become real-life racers, face the biggest event of their lives this weekend when they participate in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Nissan's Harry Tincknell talks about going through scrutineering in downtown Le Mans as a factory LM P1 driver. The British ace will make his LM P1 debut this week at Le Mans aboard the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO.
On the incredible Nissan GT-R NISMO Le Mans race car, the rear tires are smaller than those on the front. Find out why, and learn how Michelin developed the tires specifically for the GT-R LM NISMO, in the latest video from NISMO University.
On June 13, three Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will begin the greatest race in the world, marking Nissan's return to the premier LM P1 class at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The three radical front-engined, front-wheel drive Nissan GT-R LM NISMOs will compete at Le Mans with an international squad of drivers from Formula One, sportscar racing and Nissan's own GT Academy.
The world has never seen a racing car quite like the GT-R LM NISMO. Radical in concept and bold in execution, it was created at the point where imagination, knowledge and courage intersect. Its mission is to explore new ideas, to pioneer an uncharted route toward unprecedented speed and efficiency and, ultimately, outright victory in the greatest motor race of them all, the Le Mans 24 Hours.
This weekend, the Nissan Micra Cup presented the second event of its inaugural season as part of the biggest Canadian sport event of the year, the Grand Prix du Canada on the circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal.