Nova Race Link with Nissan for JRM Factory Supported GT3 Programme
05/15/2014

JRM Group has today announced a major new partnership with rapidly growing Italian GT team Nova Race that will see JRM built and supported Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 cars racing throughout Europe and beyond.

Online PR News – 15-May-2014 – 14 May 2014, Daventry, UK – Nova Race GT3 will run a two car Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 team in 2014, expanding to three cars next year, all of which will be supported by JRM factory engineers and technicians and the Nissan customer support truck with extensive spares available (c.£500k of stock).

JRM will work alongside Nova Race’s highly experienced Race Engineer Gianfranco Bielli to ensure that the already successful cars are prepared to the very highest standards.

Two Car Team In 2014, Three Cars In 2015:

• Full JRM technical support
• Major spares support at circuits
• Racing across Europe
• Team aiming for race and class wins

JRM Group Executive Director James Rumsey:

“The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 has already seen race and Championship wins in Europe and beyond and we believe that JRM Group’s new partnership with Nova Race GT3 will add further pages to that success story.

JRM-built Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 cars have already scored pole positions, race and class wins in FIA GT Series, Blancpain Endurance Series, British GT Championship and VLN competition.

“The combination between two young, well resourced and ambitious organisations stands to produce real results in terms of on-track performance, engineering excellence and customer support,” said Rumsey. “I believe that this could be the start of a very significant new force in European GT racing.”

Elisa Maioli, Team Principal, Nova Race:

“Nova Race are delighted to make the step into GT3 racing with JRM and the superb Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3.

“We founded our team through passion and that passion has been renewed with this very exciting new programme.

“GT Racing in Europe and the Middle East is growing fast and the customer market in GT3 in particular is one which offers the opportunity for success in both sporting and business terms.”

Nova Race GT3 Managing Partner and Driver Luca Magnoni said:

“The Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 was the natural choice to make for this programme, Nissan have an excellent record of investing in motorsport that few of their GT3 competitors can match.

“We’ll be approaching every event this year as a single standalone project, with an attention to detail on behalf of our customers that their investment in their sport, and their passion, deserves.

“I’m sure that many of our current customers will be eager to try out the GT3 and that it will attract others too to the Nova Race and Nismo families.”

The final 2014 race programme for Nova Race GT3 is to be announced soon but is likely to include selected races in the Blancpain Sprint and Endurance Series, GT Open and Italian GT as well as potential entries for the Gulf 12 Hours and the 2015 Dubai 24 Hours.

The partnership will mark an extension into the GT3 market of Nova Race’s successful ‘Arrive and Drive’ package which has already been a proven success in GT4 where the Nova Race team fields up to 16 Ginetta G50 GT4 cars across Europe.

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Publicity shots of the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3:

https://plus.google.com/photos/+Jrmgroup22/albums/5995880383291188273

Publicity shot of Nova Race and JRM:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9AQ0RCTNyvnY0V6akhxTmRHMW8/edit

JRM Contact:

Steve Smith
T: +44 (0) 7590 851 862
E: ssmith@jrm-group.com
Press Contact:

James Walters
T: +44 (0) 7585 573 870
E: jwalters@jrm-group.com
Nova Race Contact:

Elisa Maioli
T: +39 345 476 9968
E: elisamaioli@novarace.org

About JRM Group

JRM Group is the Official Partner for NISMO in Europe, Russia and Middle East. JRM Group manufactures the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 and supports customer teams with an on event parts and engineering service.

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Successes

1st: 2013 Blancpain Endurance ProAm Champions | Team RJN | GT-R Nismo GT3
3rd: 2012 FIA World Endurance Championship | JRM Racing | HPD Honda ARX-03A LMP1
1st: 2011 FIA GT1 Drivers World Champions| JRM Racing | Nissan GT-R Nismo GT1
1st: 2010 MSA British Rally Teams Champions | JRM Racing | Mitsubishi Group N Evo X
1st: 2008 MSA British Rally Teams Champions | JRM Racing competing as Mitsubishi UK

Editors Notes

James Rumsey Motorsport (JRM) was established in 2008 to become a leading motorsport company.
JRM has an impressive record in international motorsport winning titles in sportscar racing and rallying.
JRM has two manufacturer partnerships; Official Partner for the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. New association with Subaru Tecnica International (STI) to build international-spec Gp N rally cars.
JRM employs a team of 60 skilled motorsport professionals at its state-of-the-art HQ in Daventry, UK.
JRM has an engineering business unit, meaning all of the company’s engineering requirements are dealt with in-house. JRM’s engineering services are available to external customers.