NISSAN BACKS GROUND-BREAKING DELTAWING PROJECT


It’s official – Nissan to power the Deltawing project from AAR

  • Nissan leads efficiency charge as founding partner of project
  • Innovative new racing car to run at Le Mans with Nissan technology
  • Nissan DeltaWing will act as test bed for new road car technologies
  • Drive for efficiency will see car use half the fuel of its conventional counterparts, bringing Nissan “PureDrive” principles to the track
  • Initial backers include racing legends Dan Gurney and Don Panoz, concept designer Ben Bowlby and Michelin
  • Special invitation from ACO to occupy ‘Garage 56’
  • Car to wear number ‘0’ and run outside race classification

LONDON, United Kingdom (13 March 2012) – Nissan is aiming to change the face of endurance racing forever by becoming a founding partner in the most radical motorsport project of its time – Nissan DeltaWing.

A highly-advanced and hugely-efficient Nissan engine will power the remarkable DeltaWing car as it races in anger for the first time at the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours (16-17 June).

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