The Doran Racing Nissan 370Z #41 of Nissan GT Academy champions Nic Hammann and Steven Doherty posted the second-fastest lap of the race and battled back from early challenges to finish seventh in a very wet Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season finale Friday afternoon at Road Atlanta.
Nissan today announced that the innovative Nissan GT-R LM NISMO will return to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016. The team has been working hard to address the technical issues faced at Le Mans in June and is in the middle of a comprehensive test and development program to prepare the new car to race against the tough competition it faces in the LM P1 class.
Jack Daniel's Racing drivers Rick Kelly and David Russell are primed for this weekend's Bathurst 1000 in Australia, with the duo seeking a strong result in Nissan's third visit to Mount Panorama in the V8 Supercar era.
Greg Ira of Plantation, Fla. won his second Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) E-Production National Championship in three years this weekend at Daytona International Speedway (DIS), giving Nissan its 98th National Championship – the most of any manufacturer since SCCA established the Runoff system.
Nissan will celebrate its first Australian Touring Car Championship (ATCC) title by running a spectacular retro livery on its #23 Nissan Altima V8 Supercar at this year's Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama from October 8 to 11 in Bathurst, Australia.
In 2008, Nissan and PlayStation® joined forces in Europe to create an experiment to see if a Gran Turismo® gamer could transfer their skills to become a real racing driver. Fast forward to 2015, and the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has attracted over five million entrants and become an established route into top-level motorsport.
Nissan Motor Company, Ltd. today announced that Jonathan Adashek will be appointed to Global Vice President of Communications and Chief Communications Officer effective September 30. He will be based at the company's headquarters in Yokohama, Japan.