20th NISMO Festival Announcement

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Nissan Motorsports International Co. Ltd. today announced that it will be holding its fan appreciation event, the “NISMO FESTIVAL,” on Sunday 26th November 2017.

The NISMO FESTIVAL which will be celebrating its 20th anniversary since it was first held in 1997 attracting approximately 30,000 fans each year. Year by year the NISMO employees continue to create more elaborate plans to ensure that the festival’s contents enable not just motorsports fans, but also those who like cars to enjoy the “NISMO Brand” & Nissan/NISMO’s “Racing DNA.”

On the course & in the pit area fans will be able to see the pride of Nissan’s historical race cars & a gathering of active Nissan drivers, team principals & legendary drivers. There will also be course runs / exhibitions that reflect themes from the year too. In the event area in addition to talk shows & autograph sessions, there will be a “garage sale” where fans will get a special opportunity to buy parts that are used in actual race cars. Along with that, Nissan/NISMO fan goods limited edition model cars – & more – will be available for purchase. There will also be PR & merchandise booths setup by numerous manufacturers while a large range of entertaining content will be established for the enjoyment of kids.

Comment from NISMO president Takao Katagiri :
“As this will be a milestone 20th NISMO FESTIVAL, we are determined to put on an event that people will remember for years to come. When the event was first held in 1997, here & there the event had a hand made feel to it, but the more we hold this festival, knowhow has accumulated within the company and our employees have greatly enriched their creativity and inventiveness. However, the underlying feeling of appreciation for our fans’ has not changed since the very first festival. We are continuing with preparations to ensure that our many fans will enjoy this year’s event, so please come out and join us.”