August 29th, 2013
Former Jaguar Formula 1 test driver and IndyCar race winner Tomas Scheckter will end a two-year absence from competition in next month’s Britcar 1000 at Silverstone. The 33-year-old will drive a Nissan 370Z in the blue-riband round of the British Endurance Championship at Silverstone on September 22 as part of his judging and mentoring role with the South African Nissan GT Academy competition. He will share the RJN Motorsport-run car in the production sports class with South African academy winner Ashley Oldfield and the triumphant driver from the Middle East academy, Salman Al Khater of Qatar.
August 25th, 2013
James Courtney took his first V8 Supercars victory since the start of the 2011 season in the final race of the Winton weekend. Courtney had led away from pole for Holden Racing Team, pulling a comfortable gap over Dick Johnson Racing’s Chaz Mostert as the rookie resisted Will Davison.
July 23rd, 2013
Lucas Ordonez and Michael Krumm will test Nissan’s Altima V8 Supercar for the first time at Winton on August 12. The pair’s runs form part of the newly launched Nismo Global Driver Exchange, designed to give the Japanese manufacturer’s roster of drivers greater experience.
June 22nd, 2013
Nissan is aiming to hit speeds approaching 200mph using only electric power when it brings its innovative ZEOD RC experimental prototype to the Le Mans 24 Hours next year. A target speed of 300km/h (186mph) using only the twin electric motors and lithium-ion batteries at the heart of the ZEOD’s powertrain has been set by Nissan, which unveiled its 2014 Garage 56 racer at Le Mans on Friday.
June 13th, 2013
Nissan will unveil a mock-up of its Garage 56 experimental racer for the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours next week. The Japanese manufacturer will reveal details of the Garage 56 project, which was announced in February , on Friday ahead of this year’s 24 Hours.
December 22nd, 2010
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Sports Car Club of America has revealed its contingency programs for the 2011 season. Five automobile manufacturers — Volkswagen of America, Mazda North American Operations, Toyota/TRD, Honda Performance Development and Nissan North America — have committed to contingency programs