Nissan GT-R takes on Spa 24 hour

The R35 Nissan GT-R will be making its European endurance racing debut this weekend at the Spa 24 hour race. This marks the first appearance of a factory backed GT-R at the race since it won the event back in

 1991 under Group A touring car regulations. The 2009 race forms part of the FIA GT calendar and sees entries from some of motorsport�s biggest names, including Aston Martin, Audi, Corvette, Ford, Ferrari, Maserati and Porsche.

Nissan Motorsport have completed 10,000kms in testing since the car�s initial shakedown last December. The car will be driven by German Michael Krumm and Britons Darren Turner and ex-F1 driver Anthony Davidson.
Live timing for the event can be accessed from Judging by the times posted during a wet Free Practice 1 the GT-R will be giving the established runners a stern test indeed.


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