Nissan reveals the most
ground-breaking motorsport innovation of its time. Introducing...Nissan
DeltaWing. Nissan leads the efficiency charge as founding partner of an
exciting new racing car that will run at the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours.
Track Test: Nissan DeltaWing Driven At Road Atlanta -- /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS
Surely the most interesting and
innovative racing car of the past 30 years, the DeltaWing finished 5th
at Petit Le Mans. We drove it two days after the race. Engineer Ben
Bowlby's interview is compulsory viewing for all racing fans. A day to
2013 Nissan DeltaWing at Le Mans
Nissan Reveals Expanding Global Motorsport Program for 2013, Led by NISMO
confirmed its extensive global motorsports program will continue to
expand through 2013 and beyond and be led by Nismo, the company's
dedicated performance road car and motorsports arm.
Carlos Ghosn also confirmed that the company will return to the
legendary Le Mans 24 Hours in 2014 as the Garage 56 entry for innovative
concepts with an all-new race car incorporating electric technology.
The entry will test innovative new powertrain technology and provide the
Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) and the Federation Internationale de
l'Automobile (FIA) with data to enable all parties to evaluate the
incorporation of this breakthrough technology ahead of a potential
return to LMP1 in the future. Further details will be released as the
project progresses, but the company is focusing on innovation and
excitement, continuing the pioneering spirit of the Nissan DeltaWing;
the award-winning experimental entry at Le Mans last year.
of Nissan's major motorsport programs is focused on Nismo-developed
versions of the flagship GT-R sports car for both works and privateer
customer teams. For 2013, the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 has been further
developed after last year's successes, in Japan's SUPER GT Series (GT300
class and GT500 class) and Super Taikyu(GT3 class), and the flagship
Nismo-engineered GT-R GT500 version will once again compete in the SUPER