Nissan: Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 scores top-5 finish during Virginia International Raceway

Danville, Virginia — The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 returned to Pirelli World Challenge movement in a U.S. final weekend with GT Academy leader Ricardo Sanchez fasten army with Frankie Montecalvo.

The twin are contesting all 5 SprintX rounds of a championship in 2017 and kicked off their attack with a fifth-place finish in a PRO/AM category on Sunday. The outcome was a clever fightback after electrical issues curtailed their efforts in a opening competition on Saturday.

“The week started out utterly well, with a stick position in class,” Sanchez said.

“We had an electrical emanate on Saturday’s competition and that put us P22 on a grid for Sunday. we started a competition and done good progress, from P22 to P15, P4 in class. The array gave me a best start endowment of a race, that is amazing. we had so most fun.

“This category is unequivocally aged propagandize with a lot of overtaking. You can use any line around here and there are a lot of high speed corners.

“Even yet it was an adult and down weekend, and I’m unhappy we missed out on a podium, Always Evolving did an extraordinary pursuit with a automobile and we was really happy with a Nissan GT-R.

“We’ll really keep pulling in Canada for a subsequent turn during Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and I’m assured we can plea for a podium.”

NISMO Calendar

May 3-4
Super GT, Fuji International Speedway, Japan

May 6-7
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Circuit of a Americas, Austin, Texas, USA

FIA WEC, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.
Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Barbagallo Raceway, Western Australia, Australia

 

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