Nissan Motorsports Texas Recap

Nissan Motorsports Texas Recap

The Nissan Z NISMO GT4 teams competing in the first ever three-hour Pirelli GT4 America race started up front, sweeping the front row in qualifying, but encountered challenges in the race.

The Blackdog Speed Shop Nissan Z NISMO qualified on pole position, led early, and was looking for another win when a pitstop mishap resulted in time lost behind pit wall before returning for a seventh-place finish in the Pro-Am class.

The Flying Lizard Motorsports Nissan Z NISMO qualified on the outside pole, and likewise ran strong until a mechanical issue retired them for the race. Similar mechanical issues resulted in DNF’s for both of the TechSport Racing Nissan Z NISMO entries.

“Developing a new race car means accepting the bad weekends when things don’t go according to plan. We’ll be working hard over the next two months to be ready for VIR in July,” said Rob Blanchard, Director, Vehicle Program Management, Nissan Technical Center North America.

Upcoming races

The 2024 Pirelli GT4 America championship consists of seven double-header weekends at some of the most challenging racetracks in North America. After Austin, Texas the series goes on to:

Virginia International Raceway (Alton, VA) – July 19-21

Road America (Elkhart Lake, WI) – August 16-18

Barber Motorsports Park (Birmingham, AL) – September 6-8

Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Speedway, IN) – October 4-6

The Pirelli GT4 America championship is for privateer teams racing with homologated race cars. There are no factory teams.

All Pirelli GT4 America races are broadcast live and archived on the SRO Motorsports GTWorld YouTube channel.