Busy Season for Nissan & NISMO

by SPEED MERCHANT
6 months ago
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SEVEN EVENTS IN ELEVEN DAYS!

Nissan & NISMO are in the midst of a busy racing schedule around the world with major events to be held in Japan, the U.S, the U.K, Italy, Belgium, Australia & Canada over an 11-day period.

Last weekend the Nissan Micra Cup returns for 2017 with the opening round of the championship scheduled for Calabogie Motorsports Park in Canada with the European Le Mans Series conducting the second round at Monza. The entire LM P3 class is powered by Nissan!

Other race action :

The Virgin Australian Supercars Championship raced at Barbagallo Raceway having a troubled weekend but now have their sights on their “home” race at Winton Motor Raceway on May 21.

In the FIA WEC’s final race before Le Mans, the Nissan-powered LM P1 privateer ByKolles team enjoyed a strong run to a sixth-place overall finish at Spa-Francorchamps.

The Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas the ESM squad had a promising run in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race. The number twenty two Nissan-powered machine of Johannes van Overbeek qualified on the front row, whilst the Nnumber two machine of Scott Sharp & Ryan Dalziel looked poised to score another top-3 finish. However a late-race issue kept them off the podium.