Thiriet by TDS Racing and United Autosports were the big winners in the LM P2 and LM P3 classes in the European Le Mans Series last weekend at a rain soaked Imola. The final portion of the four-hour race was run under safety car conditions after torrential rain struck the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari.
Nissan collected its first Pro-Am points of the season at Silverstone in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup in a bittersweet day for Nissan yesterday. Sean Walkinshaw combined with GT Academy winners Matt Simmons (Australia) and Romain Sarazin (France) to finish seventh in the Pro-Am class aboard the No.22 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.
SUPER GT ace Daiki Sasaki dominated the weekend's Japanese Formula 3 action at Fuji with two wins for the B-MAX Nissan Driver Development Program team. Sasaki held off teammate Jann Mardenborough in Saturday's race by a mere 0.612 of a second and completely dominated on Sunday, scoring the win with a 2.644 second margin.
The Nissan Micra Cup officially started its 2016 season this past weekend at Ontario's Calabogie Motorsports Park. An event dampened by difficult weather conditions saw rain, wind and unseasonably cold temperatures challenge the drivers. At the wheel of their fun-to-drive, agile and practically stock Nissan Micra S cars, the drivers put on an exciting show during both races this past weekend, with victories going to Kevin King and Xavier Coupal.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Nissan Arc Ltd. announced today joint development of an atomic analysis methodology that will aid in boosting the performance of lithium-ion batteries, and ultimately extend the driving range of zero-emission electric vehicles.
Renault-Nissan Alliance CEO Carlos Ghosn recently held a question-and-answer session with international media at this year's Beijing Motor Show. During the event, he talked about the global surge of SUVs and crossovers, the Alliance's electric vehicle strategy in China and the development of autonomous drive technologies.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the 12 months to March 31, 2016. The company delivered increased full-year revenues and profitability. Rising demand for new products in North America, Western Europe and China offset the impact of negative foreign exchange movements and slowing or declining sales in emerging markets.
Nissan announced today European sales for April of 52,596 units (Nissan and Datsun), representing a market share of 3.2 percent. Calendar year sales to date total 258,987 units with a market share of 3.9 percent.
The new 2017 Nissan GT-R, with its fresh new look inside and out, as well as major driving performance enhancements, makes its West Coast public premiere on Saturday, May 14 at the 2016 Z-Bash. Held this year at the Angel Stadium parking lot in Anaheim, Calif., the Z-Bash promises to be one of the largest gatherings of Nissan performance cars this year – including Datsun 510s and Datsun Roadsters to Z® cars and GT-Rs of all ages and modifications.