Nissan has announced the sports programs of NISMO for 2017,
season that the japanese brand will have a presence in the categories GT500
and GT300 in the Super GT japanese, as well as in the Blancpain GT Series in Europe,
projects that conciliará with his work of the riders in the main
worldwide competitions such as the WEC or IMSA. With all and in what
referring to his european programme, Nissan will field one Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in
the Endurance Cup of the Blancpain GT Series, reducing in a car your
presence in the competition with regard to 2016.
In spite of this, Lucas Ordonez will be one of the three pilots
of the brand in the Blancpain, the whole time that he will be teaming with Katsumasa Chiyo and
Alex Buncombe at the controls of the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 that will liza RJN Motorsport. The three drivers will fight for the title in the Pro category
of the Endurance Cup, trying to give continuity to the crown, which they won
Chiyo and Buncombe in 2015. For its part, Masataka Yanagida and Michael Krumm
will the work of to develop a new Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 that will compete in
2018, this being the reason to reduce the program in the Blancpain.
For his part, Jann Mardenborough has landed in the class
GT500 Super GT and will be at the controls of the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500 #12
next to Hironobu Yasuda, competing both with Bridgestone tyres. For your
part, Ronnie Quintarelli and Tsugio Matsuda will tandem in the Nissan #23 with
the colors of NISMO and tires Michelin. In the GT-R #46 will be Satoshi
Motoyama and Katsumasa Chiyo, while Daiki Sasaki and Joao Paulo will partner
in the Nissan #24 Kondo Racing, in this case with tires Yokohama. For your
part, in the class GT300 will compete Kazuki Hoshino and Mitsunori Takaboshi, the latter having competed in the Blancpain GT Series in 2016.