GT6 Quick Match Events to Complement Bathurst 12 Hours in February

Gran Turismo 6Motorsports 22 January 26, 2015 by
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Nissan has confirmed that 2012 GT Academy European champion Wolfgang Reip will be driving the factory team’s #35 GT-R NISMO GT3 in the upcoming Bathurst 12 Hours, to be held February 6th-8th. He’ll be joined by fellow NISMO athletes Alex Buncombe and Katsumasa Chiyo.

Of course, Nissan competed in the Bathurst 12 Hours last year; the GT-R NISMO GT3 car was running strong in 3rd place until an incident forced the team to retire before Wolfgang had a stint in the car.

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“Mount Panorama is one of the most magnificent tracks I have seen! It’s very difficult mentally; I would say it is as hard as the Nordschleife. I have raced on both and I would say that although Bathurst is shorter it is just as challenging,” Wolfgang said.

To help celebrate the event, Polyphony Digital has announced a special round of GT6 Quick Match races will be hosted “in conjunction with the start of the race”. We’ll keep an eye out for more details; best of luck to the Wolfgang and the Nissan team!

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