The 800-horsepower No. 75 Nissan 300ZX twin turbo was one of 550 vehicles invited to compete in what has become the cornerstone of the Monterey Peninsula’s annual Classic Car Week.
This scanned copy of the 2010 Nissan Motorsports [NISMO] Competition Parts Catalog has some amazing information for Nissan racers, enthusiasts, and automotive historians!
Motorsports Correspondent David Muramoto recently had the opportunity to sit down with Nissan Competition Director Richard (Rick) Kulach, to talk about a variety of subjects.
The first year of my retirement, I just laid back and worked on little things at home that had been neglected for years, but somehow, the allure of racing drew me in again. My wife of 46 years had passed away after a long illness the same year I retired. Another three years passed, and […]
I had a friend, Ron Nash, who did my castings when I had my Turbocharger company (Arkay Inc), make up a cylinder head for the V-6 engine that could be used for the normally-aspirated engines used by the Bob Leitzinger team of 240SX cars. When the Motorsports Department had tried to get a new head […]
In the past, there was really no thought of entering the endurance races at Daytona and Sebring, as that would be expecting too much for a single-car entry that was just beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. But, the light came on strong – We won EIGHT races in row. […]
Tires were a problem for the GTP car. Bridgestone was a partial sponsor for the tires but never really bought in with the team. I figured they helped the team just to appease the board of directors in Japan. The team received what might be left over after they had served the Porsche 962 contingent […]
I thought about this for about five seconds – National Motorsports Manager for Nissan? Naturally, I told John to put me at the head of the list. John and I were acquainted back in our early Triumph days, as he was a employee there also. He was amazed that I would be willing to do […]
When I moved to Los Angeles, it was the beginning of being a small fish in a BIG pond and it was great. I ended up as the service manager for Triumph for the western USA and that gave me plenty of experience dealing with cars and people. Before long, I started the first Competition […]
This is a three-day event that offers tons of driving through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on some of the most beautiful and challenging roadways in the US, with 318 turns in 11 miles.