Articles tagged Nissan Motorsport Europe

Page 28, April 2006

In the hot seat - Anthony Reid

His sponsor hoodwinked Saab into going F3 but he might have come out of it OK if he'd been Brazilian, especially as he's always kept a lookout for antelopes on the apex You beat Jacques Villeneuve, Tom Kristensen and Rickard Rydell to win the1992 Japanese F3 title. How come they made it much further than you? Nick Hollis, Derbyshire I don't think Rickard made it much further than I did — apart...

Page 46, May 1991

Rally Review -- Safari Rally

The Right One It must be all of twenty years since we first warned against the Europeanisation of that unrivalled event in the world rallying calendar, the East African Safari Rally, as it was then called. It was refreshingly different from all other rallies and was run in a way which used the vast expanse of East Africa's countryside to its fullest advantage. Its delight lay not only in the...

Page 10, September 2000

Red, white and blue

There were two red, white and blue cars in the World Sports-Prototype Championship paddock at Dijon-Prenois in May, both prepared in high-tech laboratories, but similarities seemed to end there. The Nissan R89C, designed and built by Eric Broadley, was obviously a state-of-the-art Group C car powered by Nissan, one of the world's leading motor companies, and would soon be an outright winner. What...

Page 5, February 1996

December

12:Durango, a midfield Formula 3000 team, announces Formula One ambitions for 1997. 13:ITV snatches coverage of Grand Prix racing from the BBC. with effect from 1997, with a deal which will see it pay FOCA 10 times the 'Beeb's' going rate. Veteran commentator Murray Walker, above, is left contemplating the possibility that he has just one more season remaining in F1, although sections of Britain'...

Page 8, March 1990

Double or quits

NOT since 1968 have cars from one team finished first and second in the Daytona 24-Hours, and it's hardly necessary to mention that the team of yesteryear was Porsche. The opening round of the IMSA championship on February 3/4 resulted in a crushing 1-2 victory for the Castrol Jaguar XJR team, again relying on the 6-litre V12 engines to go round the clock. Winners in 1988, narrowly beaten into...

Page 31, June 1990

The Leading Entries

The last Le Mans 24 Hours of this Group C formula may well prove to be among the best in the entire history of the event. Jaguar, Nissan, Toyota and Mazda all run full factory teams with the belief that they could win the race outright, but to do so they'll have to beat some vastly experienced Porsche teams operating in their natural habitat. Reinhold Joest, in particular, looks to repeat his...

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