WATCH: Nissan reveals Nissan Z GT500 to compete in 2022 Super GT Series

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Nissan together with Nismo, its motorsports division, unveiled a newly designed Nissan Z GT500 race car. The Japanese carmaker dropped the drapes of its new race car at the Fuji International Speedway.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Where did Nissan unveil the Nissan Z GT500?

    Nissan revealed the new sports car at the Fuji International Speedway.
  • What racing event will the Nissan Z GT500 compete in?

    The new GT500 racer will participate in the Super GT Series starting with the 2022 season.
  • A video of the big reveal was uploaded to Nissan’s official YouTube channel. You can watch it here.

    According to Nissan, the Nissan Z GT500 will be participating in the 2022 season of the Super GT Series effectively replacing the Nissan GT-R in the said racing event.

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    The 2022 Super GT Series is planned to begin from April to November of next year and will visit iconic Japanese tracks like the Fuji Speedway, the Suzuka Circuit, and the Twin Ring Motegi.

    “We are entering the 2022 Super GT series with our all-new Nissan Z GT500 car and our huge passion for motorsports. We hope that our fans will continue to passionately support the Nissan and Nismo motorsport teams,” commented Nismo President and CEO Takao Katagiri.

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    The new Nissan Z GT500 is part of the Nissan NEXT transformation plan announced in May last year. This sports car builds upon the rich history and racing heritage starting with the S30 240Z in the early 1970s, the Z32 300ZX in the 1990s, and the Z33 in the 2000s.

    “The Nissan Z GT500 symbolizes Nissan’s spirit of taking on challenges and bringing excitement to life. Through our racing efforts, we continue to innovate our cars and we race to win with the same daring we have displayed so many times over the years,” said Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta.

    Photo from Nissan

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