|NISSAN GIVES GAMERS 2020 VISION|
|Virtual supercar created to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the legendary Gran Turismo driving game becomes real at Goodwood Festival of Speed
◾NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo to be presented at Goodwood on June 26
◾2+2 virtual supercar with advanced aerodynamic body
◾Four-wheel drive chassis, active suspension
◾Virtual version available to download in July
GOODWOOD, England – Nissan's vision of a supercar for near future, originally created as the study model among Nis...[Read more...]|
|1959 German Grand Prix: Briton-Italian Dominance Amidst the Darkness|
|In the pages of Formula One history, the weekend of the 1959 German Grand Prix is usually remembered for a couple of incidents. One of those would see a providential escape. The other, unfortunately, would end in tragedy. Most unfortunate is the fact these two events, though very considerable in the annals of motor racing history, would largely overshadow what would end up being one of the most dominant performances by a Briton in an Italian car.
Tony Brooks had proven himself, his talent, wi...[Read more...]|
|1967 German Grand Prix: Ickx Just Playing with the Big Boys|
|As the usual immense crowd gathered around the Nuburgring for the 1967 German Grand Prix, just a casual glance at the grid would not tell the real story. However, it wouldn't take too long before the crowd would begin to take notice of a Formula 2 car being driven by some young Belgian with a short, but interesting, last name. From that moment on, nearly everyone would know the name Ickx.
Jacky Ickx's talent was quickly gaining recognition and praise. However, at the beginning of the 1967 se...[Read more...]|
|Nissan Racers On Track All Over The World|
|◾Lucas Ordonez and Michael Krumm take to the track in Nissan Altima V8 Supercars
◾Wolfgang Reip and Alex Buncombe on FIA GT duty in Slovakia
◾Jann Mardenborough returns from Super GT test to race in Formula 3
◾Crucial time for the next generation of GT Academy winners
ROLLE, Switzerland - Formula One might be taking a holiday at the moment but these are busy times for the NISMO Athletes who are competing all over the world.
Lucas Ordonez and Michael Krumm have just completed a V8...[Read more...]|
|1954 24 Hours of Le Mans: A French Bull Runs to Victory at Le Mans|
|Everything needs to be right amongst drivers competing for victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Not only do they need to share the car over the course of a whole day but their driving styles must compliment each other. In the case of the 1954 24 Hours of Le Mans there would be no better pairing than a calm, steady Frenchman and a wild Pampas bull from Argentina.
Prior to the 22nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Maurice Trintignant had already achieved a career driving a vast number of diff...[Read more...]|