Nissan Reveals Le Mans Nismo Driver Lineup

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Nissan has announced the driver lineup that will be racing a Greaves Motorsport Zytek-Nissan in the LMP2 class of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.
According to the company’s press release, the Japanese-badged race car will be driven by Nismo Ambassador, Super GT racer Michael Krumm, who will be joined by GT Academy winners Lucas Ordonez and Jan Mardenborough.

22 vehicles will compete in the LMP2 class this year and word has it it’s going to be the hardest fought class at the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans. 15 out of the 22 cars are powered by Nismo-tuned Nissan V8 engines. This year’s Circuit de la Sartre endurance battle is scheduled to start on June 22 with 56 vehicles on the grid.

In other related news, Nissan is working on a hybrid race car that will be entered in next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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