|NISSAN'S INNOVATIVE TALENT SEARCH FINDS NEXT TWO STARS IN MEXICO AND FRANCE|
|◾Nissan's GT Academy Class of 2014 gearing up for first season of racing
◾Ricardo Sanchez and Gaetan Paletou to race in Blancpain Endurance Series
◾NISMO Athletes to compete across the globe again in 2015
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 comp...[Read more...]|
|Mecum Hits East Coast with 1,000 Collector Cars and Vintage Motorcycles in Harrisburg|
|Auction Slated for July 24-27 at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center
Walworth, WI - July 9, 2014 -- Mecum Auctions, the largest collector car auction company in the world, will conduct its first-ever auction in Harrisburg this July 24-27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center with an estimated 1,000 collector cars expected to cross the auction block Thursday through Saturday and 200 motorcycles on Sunday.
Featured consignments include a well-docume...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN ANNOUNCES U.S. PRICING FOR 2015 GT-R NISMO|
|NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nissan today announced a $149,990 USD starting price* for the limited production 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO**, the fastest Nissan GT-R ever built and holder of the volume production car lap record (7:08.679) at the famed Nurburgring racetrack in Germany. The GT-R NISMO is scheduled to go on sale at select Nissan dealers in the U.S. beginning July 31, 2014.
The new Nissan GT-R NISMO features an advanced 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 engine rated at 600 horsepower and 481 lb-ft ...[Read more...]|
|1964 Nurburgring 1000 Kilometers: Survive for One Last Victory|
|During the late 1950s, Richie Ginther would begin a relationship with John von Neumann and this partnership would result in one of the most dominant periods of American sportscar racing in which Ginther and Porsche would be virtually unbeatable. Nearly a decade later, that same combination would again join forces to provide one more moment of glory.
By the mid-1950s Porsche had developed its 550. This was a small car more than capable of dominating its class and consistently able to challenge...[Read more...]|
|1956 24 Hours of Le Mans: The Rise of Two Counts|
|The 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans would end up being the darkest day in all of motorsport when Pierre Levegh launched off the back of Lance Macklin's Austin-Healey and crashed into a barrier sending large portions of the car flying through the air acting like guillotines to the record crowd crammed along the main straight. It would be estimated that more than eighty would lose their life as a result, scores more would be severely injured. Yet, despite the graphic horror of the event the race would co...[Read more...]|