Nissan NISMO completed the three-day two-car tests in NCM Motorsports Park in Kentucky. now, Nissan team is ready for the final preparation before the le Mans 24-Hours race, that will take place next month. The team focused to complete longer distances with the GT-R LM NISMO's pair and to create even better performance and confidence on the road.
The full Nissan team of drivers attended the test and there was even Harry Tincknell, who just arrived from his LM P2 Victory at the Spa round of Fia World Endurance. Now, as the whole team has gathered, there was a decision taken about the driving line-ups. And here they are, as follows:
#23 – Max Chilton (GB), Jann Mardenborough (GB), Olivier Pla (FRA) #22 – Alex Buncombe (GB), Michael Krumm (GER), Harry Tincknell (GB) #21 (Le Mans only) – Tsugio Matsuda (JAP), Lucas Ordonez (ESP), Mark Shulzhitskiy (RUS)
The Russian racer Mark Shulzhitskiy joined the LM P1 team and now he had his first try in the GT-R LM recently. He is famous for winning GT Academy Russia in 2012 and since then, the raced in GT3 and LM P2 and made his Le Mans debut in 2014.
Nissan NISMO team is now at the Indianapolis base to finish the tweaks of the sports car, before heading to the UK base to finish the final preparations for the Le Mans challenge.