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May 15th, 2013
Caterham Formula 1 reserve driver Alexander Rossi will race a Greaves Motorsport Zytek LMP2 at the Le Mans 24 Hours in the colours of the grand prix team. The deal between the F1 team and Greaves means that the American driver, a frontrunner in GP2 this year with the Caterham Racing squad, will line up alongside three-time Le Mans class winner Tom Kimber-Smith and former American Le Mans Series LMPC champion Eric Lux in one of the two Greaves Zytek-Nissan Z11SNs.
May 9th, 2013
Long-time Nissan driver Michael Krumm will return to the Le Mans 24 Hours as part of the Japanese manufacturer’s LMP2 attack. The 2011 FIA GT1 world champion, who will be making his sixth Le Mans start, will join Nissan GT Academy winners Jann Mardenborough and Lucas Ordonez in one of Greaves Motorsport’s Zytek-Nissan Z11SNs
December 2nd, 2012
The Nissan DeltaWing has been honoured with a Pioneering and Innovation Award at this year’s AUTOSPORT Awards. Ben Bowlby’s radical lightweight design was originally conceived in 2009 as a concept for the new IndyCar chassis, but when that avenue closed Bowlby and Don Panoz won admission to compete in the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours. Having been unveiled in 2010, the car made its track debut on March 1 in readiness for its full debut at Le Mans.
September 17th, 2012
The revolutionary DeltaWing sportscar that raced at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours has been cleared to compete in next year’s American Le Mans Series and the new championship that will result from the merger of the ALMS and Grand-Am in 2014. The announcement on the future of the DeltaWing-Nissan DW, which achieves LMP2 levels of performance using only half the fuel, came at the same time that it was confirmed that the car would compete in the Petit Le Mans 1000-mile enduro at Road Atlanta , the final round of this year’s ALMS.
May 4th, 2012
Lucas Ordonez will drive the Nissan DeltaWing in the coming weeks after being added to the programme’s test and development line-up. The 27-year-old Spaniard has close links with Nissan, having began his racing career in its GT Academy in 2008 and helped the Nissan-powered Sigantech squad clinch last year’s LMP2 crown in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup. Now he will join DeltaWing race driver Marino Franchitti at Magny-Cours and Aragon as the test programme ramps up ahead of the Le Mans 24 Hours.
April 26th, 2012
Three-time Super GT champion Satoshi Motoyama is to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours after an absence of 12 years at the wheel of the Nissan DeltaWing. Nissan-contracted Motoyama will share the lightweight DeltaWing prototype with Michael Krumm, with whom he is racing in Super GT this year, and Marino Franchitti at Le Mans on June 16/17
April 18th, 2012
The radical Nissan DeltaWing sportscar project undertook its first wet weather running yesterday at Snetterton. Marino Franchitti and long-term Nissan driver Michael Krumm shared control of the car at the Norfolk circuit, which also marked the project’s first European test. Franchitti, who ran in the morning when conditions were at their worst, said the first wet run had provided the team with important data and given them a clear direction for future development
March 13th, 2012
Nissan has signed up as a partner in the DeltaWing project and will supply the engine for the radical lightweight Le Mans 24 Hours contender. Nissan will provide the DeltaWing’s 1.6-litre direct injection turbocharged powerplant, which will be badged after the Japanese manufacturer’s DIG-T (Direct Injection Gasoline – Turbocharged) technology. The 300bhp engine has already run in the car during the first shakedown of the DeltaWing at Buttonwillow in California earlier this month
February 24th, 2012
Reigning FIA GT1 World Champion Michael Krumm will return to the Japanese-based Super GT Series in 2012. The German, who has a long-standing contract with the Japanese manufacturer, had been expected to move back to a series he won in 1997 and 2003 following the end of the British JRM team’s involvement in the GT1 world championship
December 9th, 2011
Sebastian Vettel collected the Formula 1 world champion’s trophy for a second straight year at today’s FIA Prize Giving Gala in New Delhi’s Kingdom of Dreams.
November 5th, 2011
The #22 JRM Nissan of Richard Westbrook and Peter Dumbreck has been given a five-place grid penalty for Saturday afternoon’s World GT1 qualifying race at San Luis in Argentina. The penalty has been awarded for an engine change prior to qualifying
November 5th, 2011
FIA GT1 World Championship favourites Lucas Luhr and Michael Krumm claimed their first pole position of the season at San Luis this morning, to greatly increase their chances of securing the drivers’ crown in this afternoon’s qualifying race.
November 4th, 2011
The DKR Lamborghini of Manuel Lauck and Christopher Haase briefly overshadowed the FIA World GT1 title fight by setting the fastest time in the opening practice session at San Luis this morning. On his 2011 debut outing in the category, former Reiter Lamborghini racer Haase recorded the best lap of 2m16.681s
September 10th, 2011
The Hexis duo of Christian Hohenadel/Andrea Piccini looked set to overcame their Young Driver Aston Martin stablemates in the championship race at Beijing’s Goldenport track on Saturday until spinning out with a handful of minutes to go, which handed victory to Stefan Mucke and Darren Turner. In a rain-affected and crash-strewn race, which started and finished under the safety car, the first corner of racing claimed the championship-contending All-Inkl Lamborghini of Marc Basseng and Markus Winkelhock, who were punted off the track along with the Hexis Aston of Stef Dusseldorp and Clivio Piccione. The Young Driver Aston of Alex Muller/Tomas Enge led early on from the sister car of Turner and Mucke
September 4th, 2011
GT1 World Championship title contenders Markus Winkelhock and Marc Basseng will have to start from the back row of the grid for today’s main race at Ordos in China after being disqualified from the qualifying race. The All-Inkl Lamborghini duo had picked up a point for finishing sixth in Saturday’s race, but their #38 car was adjudged to have breached homologation rules
September 3rd, 2011
Marc VDS Racing’s Maxime Martin and Frederic Makowiecki secured their third qualifying race victory of the year with a straightforward drive in the opening part of the Ordos GT1 World Championship event. The Ford duo led from start to finish, with Makowiecki opening out a comfortable advantage over JRM Nissan’s Peter Dumbreck in the first stint. Dumbreck’s team-mate Richard Westbrook chipped away at Martin’s lead after the pitstops, but the leader always had enough in hand
September 3rd, 2011
A superb last-gasp lap from Maxime Martin put the #41 Marc VDS Ford on pole position for the GT1 World Championship qualifying race at Ordos in China. Richard Westbrook looked like he had done enough to give himself and JRM Nissan team-mate Peter Dumbreck a second straight pole as he set a lap of 1m38.669s in Q3 and then headed for the pits with a minute still to run. While most were already back in their garages, Martin mounted a final pole shot as the chequered flag fell.
September 1st, 2011
The FIA has officially sanctioned the proposed GT1 World Championship race at the Goldenport Motor Park circuit in Beijing on 9-11 September. The race was drafted in to replace the cancelled event at Curitiba, Brazil, and will count towards the 2011 FIA GT1 world championship following the FIA’s approval. GT1 will therefore hold back-to-back races in China, with the series racing at the Ordos International Circuit in Inner Mongolia a weekend before heading to Beijing
July 17th, 2011
Nissan drivers Michael Krumm and Lucas Luhr did the double at Paul Ricard’s round of the FIA GT1 World Championship event by adding victory in the main race to their triumph in yesterday’s qualifying event. Krumm and Luhr led throughout the one-hour championship race at the former home of the French Grand Prix, apart from a short period during the mid-race pitstops
July 16th, 2011
Nissan drivers Lucas Luhr and Michael Krumm took first blood at Paul Ricard by winning the qualifying race for the latest round of the GT1 World Championship. The German duo took a clear victory in their JRM-run machine after moving to the front during the pitstop sequence. Luhr trailed his team-mate Peter Dumbreck through the first half of the race, but a quicker stop for the second-placed car reversed the positions.