|NISSAN GT-R RETURNS HOME TO RACE AT THE NURBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE|
|◾Nissan returns to its adopted home to follow up volume production lap record
◾From Road to Race: Three Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s prepared for the Nurburgring 24 Hours
◾Global all-star line-up to include GT Academy Germany judge Nick Heidfeld
COLOGNE / BONN, Germany – Nissan today announced that it is bringing back the Nissan GT-R to the Nordschleife with an assault on the 2014 Nurburgring 24 Hours. The event, held from June 21 to 22, is one of the toughest endurance races in the world,...[Read more...]|
|FAST LAPS WITH U.S. GT ACADEMY CHAMP STEVE DOHERTY|
|IRVINE, Calif. - U.S. GT Academy 2012 champion Steve Doherty, soon to race at Germany's Nürburgring, talks with the Nissan Global Media Center's Coco Masters about his path from gaming to driving in the Blancpain Endurance Series in Europe, while taking us for a few laps in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.
Missing out on the 2011 U.S. GT Academy qualification by just six-hundredths of a second, Doherty, now 30, was determined to realize his dreams of professional racing in 2012.
He did just that...[Read more...]|
|BMW GROUP REPORTS BEST MAY SALES EVER|
| ||◾166,397 Group vehicles sold worldwide in May, an increase of 6.0%
◾BMW sales increase by 7.8% to 139,161 vehicles last month
◾Solid double-digit growth posted in several markets
Munich. BMW Group sales recorded solid growth once again in May. With 166,397 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce automobiles delivered worldwide (prev. yr. 156,954/ +6.0%), the BMW Group achieved its best-ever May sales result. A total of 770,025 (prev. yr. 728,038/ +5.8%) vehicles have been delivered to customers si...[Read more...]|
|NISMO Heritage: A History of Maverick Engineering in Motorsports and Attainable Performance|
|CHICAGO - NISMO. Five letters taken from the words NISsan MOtorsports. Known around the world racing fraternity for nearly 50 years. Passionately embraced by grassroots Datsun and Nissan club racers and electronic race gamers alike. With the addition of the new 2013 Nissan JUKE NISMO model in the United States – joining the potent second-generation 370Z NISMO, the NISMO name is about to become much wider known among the general populace.
The launch of JUKE NISMO, and a stable of future...[Read more...]|
|Joe Bortz to Host Historic Dream Car Discussion Panel|
|Dream car collector and historian Joe Bortz has prepared a special treat for participants at the 40th Annual Pontiac-Oakland Club International Convention in St. Charles Illinois, this coming July 17-21. In addition to bringing his four historic Pontiac Dream Cars, he has also assembled a panel, conisisting of two noted designers, a retired engineer and two veteran authors to examine the topic of Pontiac's early concept vehicles. The panel discussion will be held on Friday, July 20th at 1...[Read more...]|