A Lap of Bathurst in a Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3

 |  |  February 9, 2014

by Kenny Hoeschen

Nissan is returning to the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit outside Sydney, Australia for the 2014 Bathurst 12 Hour race with the intimidating Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 race car. This is Nissan’s first GT-R appearance at the track since 1992, when Nissan won the Bathurst 1000. The street circuit is well known for its steep inclines and blind spots. In fact, the four mile course has an elevation change of 570 feet from its lowest to highest points. Take a lap of the renowned track along with one of the four drivers, Rick Kelly, in the clip above. And the

The Nissan team looks well positioned in the race, having set the fastest time a a practice sessions at 2:06.5958, with Audi second fastest at 1.4 seconds slower. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the team and their preparations for the race below.

Thumbnail image courtesy of The Motor Report.

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