Nissan GTR NISMO GT3 Teams Charging to Success all over the World!

by Kriss Merchant
12 months ago

The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 has proven to be a race winning machine in major championships including Super GT, Blancpain GT & the Pirelli World Challenge. But the car’s impressive list of strong performances has continued to grow in other major series around the world too.

In the Japan the ThreeBond Nissan Technical College GT-R team scored championship success in the Super Taikyu Series ST-X class. With only a round to go, they took their fourth victory from five rounds recently at Okayama.

The trio of Uchida Yudai, Tomonobu Fujii & Tairaho Kazuki now has an unbeatable points tally with an additional round remaining in November at Autopolis.

In Germany in the VLN Series, Zakspeed scored its best result of the season with fifth place at the final round with Sebastian Asch joining former GT Academy winners Florian Strauss & Marc Gassner aboard the No.24 machine. The GT-R squad battled variable weather conditions & more than 140 other entries to score the result.

Other GT-Rs racing around the world this season include Spirit Z Racing’s Chinese GT Championship entry with driver Sun Zheng – scoring fourth place at Shanghai in the series finale.

Female racer Francesco Linossi has contested the Italian GT Championship with Drive Technology Italia SrL this season with NISMO Athlete Sean Walkinshaw joining her as co-driver for two rounds this year.

Along with the Nissan GT Academy Team Kelly entry in the Australian GT Championship at Hampton Downs last weekend. New Zealand racers Clark Proctor & Andrew Porter were in action on home soil in their GT-R, scoring an 11th place finish!