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Nissan Confirms LMP1 Driver Pairings

Nissan driver pairings for FIA WEC season unveiled…

Photo: NISMO Global

Photo: NISMO Global

Nissan unveiled Monday its full-season driver lineups for the upcoming FIA World Endurance Championship, which kicks off at Silverstone next month.

Former Formula 1 drivers Max Chilton and Marc Gené will share the wheel of the No. 23 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO with Nissan GT Academy graduate Jann Mardenborough.

In the team’s second Nissan GT-R LM NISMO veteran racing driver Michael Krumm will be joined by Harry Tincknell and Olivier Pla.

The six drivers are set to take part in the FIA WEC Prologue test at Paul Ricard at the end of the month, when the new LMP1 car is set to make its official European track debut.

The third Nissan, currently entered for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will be piloted by Lucas Ordonez, Alex Buncombe and Tsugio Matsuda.

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