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24th NISMO Festival highlights the challenge for sustainable motorsports


YOKOHAMA, Japan – WEBWIRE

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan) and Nissan Motorsports & Customizing Co., Ltd. (NMC) have announced the outline for the 24th NISMO Festival. The fan appreciation event will be held at Fuji Speedway in Shizuoka Prefecture on December 3.

The festivalís theme this year is the challenge for sustainable motorsports utilizing electrification technology and carbon neutral fuel (CNF). The Nissan Formula E racecar ó a symbol of Nissanís electrification technology ó will perform a demonstration run at the festival ahead of the FIA Formula E World Championship. The series will make its Japan debut next March in Tokyo. The LEAF NISMO RC and the CNF-powered Super GT Nissan Z GT500 will also make demonstration runs.

A special event will be held that focuses on the motorsports history of Skylines, including the still-popular Group 5 specification Skyline and the Group A specification R32 Skyline GT-R.

In addition, some areas of the paddocks and pits will be open to fans, enabling them to get a close-up view of drivers and teams, and talk shows will be held in the grandstand area.

Takao Katagiri, head of Nissanís Motorsports Business Unit and president of NMC says: "This yearís NISMO Festival will resume the pre-pandemic tradition of giving fans opportunities to interact with drivers and teams, with activities such as race car taxi rides, a circuit safari and experiences for kids. The Nissan Formula E racecar and the Nissan Z GT500, which will compete in the upcoming season, will also perform demo runs. The festival promises to make fans look forward to the future of NISMO.

The festival will also be streamed live online on the official NISMO YouTube channel.

Event name

NISMO Festival at Fuji Speedway 2023

Event outline

Race car demonstrations/exhibitions, driver talk shows, race car taxi rides, circuit safari, experiences for kids, vendor booths and online content

Nissan drivers

Masahiro Hasemi, Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Masahiko Kondo, Haruhito Yanagida, Takao Wada, Kazuki Hoshino, Kazuki Hiramine, Bertrand Baguette, Katsumasa Chiyo, Mitsunori Takaboshi, Tsugio Matsuda, Ronnie Quintarelli, Daiki Sasaki, Kohei Hirate, Sacha Fenestraz, Oliver Rowland and many others.

Date

December 3, 2023

Time

08:00 to 16:00 (scheduled events)
The entrance gate will open at 05:00.

Venue

Fuji Speedway, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

Organizer

Nissan Motorsports & Customizing Co., Ltd.

Partner

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Admission fees

Advance tickets: 2,500 yen
Onsite tickets: 3,000 yen
Admission is free for junior high school students and younger, and for those 65 and older.

Parking fees

Advance tickets: 1,700 yen (900 yen for motorcycles)
Onsite tickets: 2,000 yen (1,000 yen for motorcycles)

Online links

NISMO official site; NISMO official YouTube channel

For more information about Nissanís products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit nissan-global.com. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and see all our latest videos on YouTube.


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