A single of the help races for the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar race in Australia was a Nissan showcase in the kind of a time attack challenge: at the commencing line have been the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC, a GT-R and an Altima V8 Supercar. The 80-kilowatt Leaf Nismo RC was offered a 6-second head begin on the 545-horsepower GT-R and a 26-second lead on the 600-hp Altima V8 Supercar in hopes that it could get close to the 3.21-kilometer course very first.
Nissan’;s not afraid to burn up the Leaf Nismo RC’;s rubber at the track, lately letting video series Translogic hit the kerbs, and it really is place it up against some competition, obtaining raced a Tesla Roadster – and lost. The odds had been a bit greater this time, but it was not the finish the hosts expected. Now a race commentator, the driver in the GT-R, Neil Crompton, finished on the podium of the Toohey’;s 1000 race in an R32 GT-R in 1992.
You can watch the challenging-fought time attack in the video below. Skip ahead to 3:43 if you just want the action, but Crompton’;s recap of each and every driver interview ever is worth a observe at 2:41.