Nissan: Sanchez hopes for improved fortunes (and improved weather) during Lime Rock

LAKEVILLE, Connecticut – Former GT Academy leader Ricardo Sanchez has his sights set on a dry weekend and improved fitness as a Pirelli World Challenge Championship heads for a second partial of a back-to-back SprintX weekends.

The SprintX championship heads to Lime Rock Park in Connecticut this weekend as a Always Evolving / AIM Autosport Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 group looks to miscarry from final weekend’s conflict during Canadian Tire Motorsport Park nearby Toronto in Canada.

Sanchez and Frankie Montecalvo were staid for an considerable outcome on Saturday until being struck with a penalty. Their possibility to make justification on Sunday was busted by torrential rain, that forced a delay of a competition until after this year.

“We were on stick for a initial competition and sixth overall,” Sanchez said.

“In a competition on Saturday we were heading a initial half an hour, until a reserve automobile pulled out and afterwards we got a chastisement as well. This done a initial competition unequivocally formidable and we finished fourth in class, 14th overall.

“I managed to do a discerning path in my army that put us second in category and sixth altogether for a second race. But continue conditions were not good. It was raining a lot and we couldn’t competition anymore, so a competition got deferred until after in a year.

“Now we’re environment a sights on Lime Rock Park this weekend and anticipating for some dry weather. We will see what we can do, Lime Rock is a unequivocally parsimonious lane and there is no rest during all – I’m looking brazen to it.”

 

NISMO Calendar

May 27-28
Pirelli World Challenge, Lime Rock Park Park, Lakeville, Connecticut
Nissan Micra Cup, Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Canada

June 3-4
IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Belle Isle, Detroit, Michigan
24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day, Le Mans, France

June 17-18
24 Hours of Le Mans, Le Mans, France
Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

 

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