Nissan Named Official Vehicle of New Off-Road Racing Series Nissan Trucks Take Center Stage of Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2007) -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced that Nissan will...
Nissan Named Official Vehicle of New Off-Road Racing Series
Nissan Trucks Take Center Stage of Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing --
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 14, 2007) -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced that Nissan will be the Official Vehicle of the newly-formed Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing (WSORR). Nissan Motorsports is concentrating their off-road racing efforts on this challenging Series, not only as the Official Vehicle of the Series, but also offering contingency awards to Nissan race truck drivers.
As Official Vehicle of WSORR, Nissan trucks will serve as official WSORR pace vehicles. Additionally, Nissan will have an extensive vehicle display and conduct some special events during WSORR weekends.
"Nissan is excited to be associated with WSORR as the Official Vehicle of this new Series," said Nissan Motorsports Marketing and Operations Senior Manager Ron Stukenberg. "Nissan Motorsports has long used competition to improve its vehicles, evident by the rugged Frontier and Titan trucks, as well as our entire adventure-ready SUV lineup. WSORR is an ideal proving ground for Nissan trucks and Nissan Motorsports components."
Based in the Midwest of the United States, WSORR features high performance, professional truck racing and entry level off-road classes competing at some of the toughest off-road courses in the world.J
"WSORR is honored to have Nissan as its Official Vehicle for our inaugural season," said WSORR President and General Manager Doug Davis. "WSORR will attract thousands of action-hungry fans seeking to see high-tech vehicles pushed to their limits, and there's no doubt that Nissan vehicles will continue the success honed over decades of off-road competition around the world."
Nissan also includes WSORR in its extensive 2007 Motorsports Contingency Awards Program, with $1,000 to $2,000 available to registered Nissan drivers during the racing season, with up to $5,000 available for driver championship winners. The PRO 2WD pickup truck class (Nissan Titan) and the PRO Light Pickup class (Nissan Frontier).
"This 2007 WSORR season will be exciting for everyone -- the competitors, the fans, and Nissan," said Stukenberg. "We're ready for the first event this May."