Nissan: Nissan to competition in classical Calsonic clothing during Sandown

MELBOURNE, Australia – The classical blue Calsonic clothing will accoutre a No. 23 Nissan Altima of Michael Caruso and Dean Fiore during a arriving Sandown 500 in Australia.

At a annual “retro round” for a Australian Supercars, a Nissan Motorsport entrance will compensate reverence to a automobile that dominated Japanese Group A furloughed automobile racing in a early 1990s. Run by Team Impul in a Japanese Touring Car Championship, a Calsonic Nissan GT-R R32 took an considerable 15 victories, as good as a 1990 and 1993 titles.

More significant, a famous R32 indication binds a conspicuous record of remaining undefeated in all of a 29 races, from a entrance during a start of a 1990 deteriorate by to a finish of a Group A epoch in 1993.

The Calsonic Nissan found increasing tellurian celebrity interjection to a recognition in a Gran Turismo video diversion and became a favorite of GT Academy connoisseur Jann Mardenborough, who has left on to competition a Calsonic-sponsored GT500 in Super GT this year.

Calsonic, for a record, has confirmed with Nissan one of a longest sponsorships in motorsport. The association has assimilated army with Nissan for some-more than 30 years in Super GT and major continuation events, including a 24 Hours of Le Mans and the All-Japan Sports Prototype Championship.

In Super GT alone, Calsonic won a initial 3 uninterrupted championships as a unite from 1993 to 1995, a automobile driven by Masahiko Kageyama. And a famous clothing is still seen currently on a GT500 driven by Mardenborough and Hiro Yasuda.

The strange Calsonic GT-R resides during a Nissan Heritage Museum, in Japan.

“Nissan has achieved a lot in tellurian motorsport and there are so many good liveries to select from,” pronounced Michael Caruso. “The Calsonic clothing is one of Nissan’s many famous and ideally represents a racing heritage. The strange Calsonic GT-R was so successful on a track. A ideal record is unheard of in motorsport, so this really elevates this automobile to mythological status”

The Wilson Security Sandown 500 is a initial eventuality of a Australian Supercars’ continuation season, followed by a Super Cheap Auto Bathurst 1000 and a Vodafone Gold Coast 600, both staged in October.

NISMO Calendar

September 16-17

  • Supercars, Sandown 500, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

September 23-24

  • IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, California
  • European Le Mans Series, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium
  • Nissan Micra Cup, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada

September 30-October 1

  • Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

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Paul Ryan
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