(c) Nissan NISMO

Nissan should be praised, not hammered

“Innovation That Excites.” Nissan’s slogan sums up its LMP1 project well, in that the innovation did excite fans of the sport. Sadly for the Japanese company, excite was all it did. Troubled from the start, the GT-R LM NISMO made one race appearance, at Le Mans, before it was announced that it would no longer…

(c) Nissan NISMO

Nissan withdraws LMP1 entry for 2016

Nissan has announced it will withdraw its 2016 LMP1 World Endurance Championship after a troubled return to sportscar racing in 2015. The Japanese outfit had come back into the sport with a radical front-engined car for the whole of the 2015, but pulled out of the first two rounds to focus on Le Mans. While…