NISMO Geared Up For Pirelli World Challenge, Super GT and Australian Supercars This Weekend

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Nissan and its motorsports wing the NISMO are all set for one of the biggest motorsports weekends of the season.

The Super GT Championship will be held in Thailand, the annual Bathurst 1000 Supercar Classic will take place in Mount Panorama, Australia and the final round of Pirelli World Challenge held at Laguna Seca in the U.S.

The Pirelli World Challenge season will conclude in U.S with Bryan Heitkotter and James Davison behind the wheel.

The AIM Autosport team enters the final round after a strong weekend at Sonoma Raceway. Heitkotter will be looking to improve his overall championship points.

Nissan will be trying to get back to winning ways in Super GT championship. Nissan suffered its first defeat in this season in Suzuka, Japan.

Satoshi Motoyama and Katsumasa Chiyo will be competing will be behind the wheel of Nissan Super GT cars, and will try to repeat last year's victory at the same venue.

NISMO will field five Nissan Altimas at the Bathurst 1000 for the first time. with Swiss racer Simona De Silvestro joining Australian Renee Gracie behind the wheel.

The Nissan driver lineup will also include Rick Kelly/Russell Ingall, Todd Kelly/Matt Campbell, Michael Caruso/Dean Fiore and Dale Wood/David Russell.

Story first published: Thursday, October 6, 2016, 13:11 [IST]
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