McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Set for Competitive Race Debut – Video

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Earlier this month we caught a glimpse into the new GT3 MP4-12C race car from McLaren and the British automaker has finally announced its 2012 race plans. In total, 25 MP4-12C GT3 race cars in total will be campaigned throughout Europe and in the 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship. The McLaren MP4-12C race car was also… Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA Heading to FIA GT1 Series to Take on Nissan GT-R

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Lexus LFA Heading to FIA GT1 Series to Take on Nissan GT-R
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Lexus aims to prove just how impressive its new LFA supercar is by competing in what is arguably the world’s most prestigious sports car series, the FIA GT1 Championship. The carbon-chassis 552-hp V10 exotic will reportedly take on rivals such as the Lamborghini Murciélago, Ford GT, Aston Martin DB9, Maserati MC12 and domestic rival Nissan… Continue Reading...

FIA GT1 Nissan GT-R Teams Confirm Silverstone Participation [video]

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After reporting yesterday on the possible boycott of Round 2 of the FIA GT1 World Championship by both Nissan GT-R teams due to a controversial weight penalty assessed to them prior to the season opener in Abu Dhabi, we have since learned that the Swiss Racing Team and Sumo Power GT have confirmed their attendance at… Continue Reading...

Report: Nissan GT-R Teams Threaten Boycott of FIA GT1 Championship

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As reported in Autosport Magazine, the two Nissan teams competing in the new FIA GT1 World Championship have threatened to boycott the next round and to launch a protest unless the weight penalty heaped on the GT-R ahead of the Abu Dhabi series opener is removed. The first race of the season took place last weekend… Continue Reading...

FIA GT1 Nissan GT-Rs from Sumo Power GT and Swiss Racing Team Unveiled

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FIA GT1 Nissan GT-Rs from Sumo Power GT and Swiss Racing Team Unveiled
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2010 will mark the beginning of a new era of racing. GT racing goes global with 20 races spanning nine countries across four continents on ten of the world’s leading circuits. Only six manufacturers will compete in the inaugural season of the FIA GT1 World Championship with Nissan being the sole representative from the Land… Continue Reading...

Nissan Announces Racing Initiatives for 2009

Nissan Announces Racing Initiatives for 2009
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Despite all of Nissan’s troubles, the company isn’t shying away from motorsports for 2009, with four factory backed cars running in Japan, as well as several privateer teams running in Japan, China, South Africa and even in Europe. “Motorsports is an important part of Nissan’s strategy for building a strong brand with consumers who share… Continue Reading...
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