Nissan GT-RS unveiled in Paris

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Nissan is returning to the world championship racing after nearly two decades away from the scene. The Automobile Club de France officially launching the new-for-2010 FIA GT1 World Championship. The unveiling of the 2010 cars on the Place Vendome, located in the heart of the city, cars from each of the twelve competing teams were uncovered one by one. The #23 Sumo Power GT-entered NISSAN GT-R and the similar #3 entry from Swiss Racing Team.

The FIA GT1 World Championship is where NISSAN showcases its technology globally through the participation of its iconic model the NISSAN GT-R. The 4 competing NISSAN GT-Rs will be shipped to Abu Dhabi for the season-opener, taking place at the Yas Marina circuit on April 17th. The inaugural FIA GT1 World Championship then visits another nine countries.

Participating drivers for the Nissan Team are Peter Dumbreck (Scotland) and Michael Krumm (Germany), and multiple FIA GT race-winner Karl Wendlinger.