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04-21-17

GT-R Track Edition Wows the Crowds!

The limited production GT-R Track Edition makes its U.S. debut at the New York International Auto Show. The 2017 GT-R Track Edition is designed to deliver a higher level of performance than the GT-R Premium and features elements of the flagship GT-R NISMO. The GT-R Track Edition includes NISMO-tuned 4-wheel independent suspension, 20-inch NISMO forged aluminum-alloy wheels, dry carbon-fiber rear spoiler, standard 565-horsepower hand-assembled twin-turbo VR38DETT 3.8-liter V6 engine with Titanium exhaust system, and a unique red and black interior treatment with leather-appointed Recaro® front bucket seats.

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04-06-17

THROWBACK THURSDAY TRIVIA: Can you name this 1982 Nissan?

ThrowbackThursday, and you know what that means: All the oldies but goodies are getting a shoutout!

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03-01-17

Nissan Signs Actor Margot Robbie as its First Electric Vehicle Ambassador

Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan's new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker's radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight.

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01-27-17

Bittersweet Day for Nissan GT Academy Crew at Dubai 24 Hour

DUBAI, UAE – Nissan's all-GT Academy alumni line-up for the Dubai 24 Hour endured a bittersweet day in the United Arab Emirates after finishing eighth in class in the opening endurance race of the year.

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01-06-17

GET THE NISMO CALENDAR NOW & see who ESM names for 2017 IMSA season!

Nissan's prototype engine customer team for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has revealed its driver lineup for the 2017 championship.

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01-05-17

30 Years on: Nissan’s Iconic 1987 Paris-Dakar Rally Car Rides Again

After exactly 30 years away from the public eye, Nissan has brought one of its most iconic motorsport machines back to life. The stunning 1987 Nissan Patrol Fanta Limon Paris-Dakar rally car has been fully restored to its former glory and made an emotional return to its spiritual home in the sand dunes of the Saharan desert.

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12-09-16

This Sunday Race Fans Get the Chance to Watch the NISMO Festival LIVE!

Race fans around the world will get the chance to watch next Sunday's NISMO Festival at Fuji Speedway streamed live on NISMO TV on YouTube for the first time.

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12-02-16

Nissan News: Final Nissan Race Car of the Super GT 2017 Season is Revealed

Nissan has revealed the third and final race car for the 2017 season of the popular Japanese touring car series Super GT. We give you the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500!

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11-11-16

Super GT Championship Finale Saturday AND Sunday!

MOTEGI, Japan – The 2016 Super GT Championship will be decided this weekend with Nissan aiming to defend its championship wins in both the GT500 and GT300 classes.

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10-13-16

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo!

THE RED BATMOBILE? Nope just Nissan’s latest concept car! Batman would be jealous! Nissan's 2020 Vision Gran Turismo concept looks fresh as ever! If there was ever a car that previewed the next-generation of Godzilla, this is it.

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09-26-16

Strong Performances for NISMO Athletes in Sonoma and Austin

Nissan News:Strong performances for NISMO athletes in Sonoma and Austin It was a busy weekend in the U.S. with the Pirelli World Challenge series tackling Sonoma Raceway in California and the FIA World Endurance Championship heading to Austin's Circuit of The Americas in Texas.

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09-16-16

When Opposites Attract – Nissan Combines its Largest and Smallest

This weekend, Nissan will present its TITAN Hauler XD project truck at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for the last Micra Cup race in Ontario of the season, bringing together the extremes of the Nissan Canada line-up – the TITAN XD full-size pickup truck and the Micra subcompact. The TITAN Hauler XD project truck builds on the production TITAN XD's already exceptional towing and hauling capabilities by almost doubling the payload rating with a Nissan Micra Cup race car secured in the truck bed. The Nissan TITAN Hauler XD project truck effectively puts Canada's most affordable racing series on a pedestal as the second season enters its final month in the 2016 calendar.

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08-19-16

Friday Fun Fact! Why does nissan use the #23 in racing?

Nissan often uses the number 23 for racing events because the number "2" is pronounced "ni" in Japanese and the number "3" is pronounced "san"; i.e. "ni-san."

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07-23-16

Nissan News: nismo festival in Japan, confirmed date for 2016!

YOKOHAMA, Japan – The annual NISMO Festival in Japan has been confirmed for 2016 for Fuji Speedway on December 11.This year will be the 19th running of NISMO Festival that brings together the stars and cars from Nissan's global motorsport activities – both past and present.To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Fuji Speedway, historic Nissan race cars that have a deep connection with the circuit will not only be on display but are also planned to run on the course.Along with this, currently active Nissan race car drivers from Japan and abroad, team principals and legendary former drivers will converge on Fuji to take part in fan events and autograph sessions.

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08-06-15

Nissan Enters International Lineup for Spa 24 Hours

LONDON - The longest and toughest race on the Blancpain Endurance Series schedule takes place at Spa-Francorchamps on July 25 and 26, and Nissan has entered a global cast of drivers from six different countries, including four winners of GT Academy. One of the best racing circuits in the world plays host to the best GT3 cars and drivers in the world for a 24-hour rollercoaster ride through the Ardennes forest in Belgium.

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07-24-15

Tincknell Wins Le Mans in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria - Nissan LM P1 driver Harry Tincknell has taken his first victory of the year in LM P2 competition in the latest round of the European Le Mans Series.

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06-07-15

NISMO athlete Jann Mardenborough named 50th most marketable athlete in the world

ROLLE, Switzerland – GT Academy 2011 winner Jann Mardenborough has been announced as the 50th most marketable athlete in the world, joining a list of superstars such as soccer star Lionel Messi, sprinter Usain Bolt and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton.

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03-24-15

The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 ready for battle in Pirelli World Challenge for 2015.


03-21-15

Nissan’s innovative talent search finds next two stars in Mexico and France

LONDON - In just a few weeks time, two more winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy will start their dream job, racing a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in the Blancpain Endurance Series. Gaetan Paletou (FRA) and Ricardo Sanchez (MEX) won the European and International GT Academy competitions in 2014 and, after hitting the steep learning curve of Nissan's driver development program, they took their prize drive in the Dubai 24 Hours in January.

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03-14-15

Nissan GT-Rs Race Down An Airstrip

I believe they CAN FLY!! Nissan GT-Rs take racing to the airstrip for some ultimate display of horsepower in action. See these sports cars fly! The four top qualifying cars from the 2014 S3ctor Pikes Peak Airstrip , all happen to be Nissan GT-Rs, with over 6,000 horse power between them! Meet the drivers, hear the behemoth horsepower and quench your NEED FOR SPEED!

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