Three Nissan Vehicles Finish Top Ten at the Nissan Super GT Round 3

June 15th, 2023 by

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The thrilling SUPER GT event that took place at the famous Suzuka circuit on 3, 2023 left a strong impression on motoring fans. The race had an unfortunate accident that brought round 3 to a premature end. The Nissan team had three of their Nissan Z GT500s managed to finish in the top ten. The #1 Z, driven by Bertrand Baguette of the MARELLI IMPUL team, managed to secure an outstanding third place. Baguette demonstrated the ability to make a bold move on lap 7, overtaking the car in front and securing his podium position. The performance testified to the power and prowess of the Nissan Z GT500 and made it clear that the MARELLI IMPUL team is ready to fight for the championship. The final result for the event had the the #1 Z finishing 3rd, the #3 Z in 4th, and the #24 Z in 8th place.

The performance of Z #3, was driven by Kohei Hirate of the REALIZE CORPORATION ADVAN team. Hirate showed talent from the start of the race, quickly gaining a position on the first lap. Despite the difficulties caused by the accident and the deployment of the safety car on lap 8, Hirate successfully maintained the pace and finished in a solid fourth place. The ability to negotiate the obstacles and maintain the performance of the #3 Z was impressive and a testament to his skill as a driver on the track.

The third Nissan Z GT500 to stand out in this round was the #24 REALIZE CORPORATION ADVAN Z. Despite the adverse circumstances that led to the premature end of the race, the #24 Z managed to stay in the fight and finish a respectable eighth place. The REALIZE CORPORATION ADVAN team demonstrated their dedication and skill by maintaining a consistent performance despite the difficulties. The combined performance of the three Nissan Z GT500s in this round of SUPER GT is a testament to the quality and performance of these racing cars. 

Nissan’s success in this race is not only reflected in the final results but also the spirit of perseverance and determination shown by the teams. Despite unexpected challenges, they have overcome adversity and left a mark on the competition. Despite the difficulties, Nissan continues to demonstrate its commitment to racing excellence, and fans can look forward to more exciting competitions in the future. The MARELLI IMPUL and REALIZE CORPORATION ADVAN teams have demonstrated their ability to compete at the highest level and remain among the best in a competition as demanding as SUPER GT. 

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