James Moffat and Michael Caruso join Todd and Rick Kelly as factory Nissan Motorsport drivers in 2013 V8 Supercars Championship.
Wild rides for former Longhorn stars
James Moffat and Taz Douglas were the best of the Nissan Altimas in 18th place after a trying day.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, V8 Supercars correspondent
The Jack Daniel’s Racing Nissan Altima’s will take to the Bathurst circuit for the first time on Thursday for practice for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.
Changes in the V8 Supercars made for an interesting first day of the Clipsal 500 on the streets of Adelaide. Besides the addition of Nissan and Mercedes to the series, a new driver appeared from the MotoGP ranks.
Nissan Motorsport has made a significant management change ahead of the 2014 V8 Supercars Championship.
V8 Supercars Championship will be staging its first event on United States soil.
Nissan pleased with progress made during Adelaide weekend.
The MSS Security Challenge non-points third race on the Albert Park Circuit kept the stewards of the event busy with drivers being excluded. The adjustments of Race 3 outcome shows Coulthard as the winner followed by Reynolds and Bright.
The V8 Supercars will be back on track tomorrow in Pukekohe for two qualifying sessions, plus Races 8 and 9 of the championship.
At the stunning Circuit of the Americas facility in Austin, Texas, Kelly took his Nissan Altima to two more top 10 results.
The Altima sedan is an all-new entry in the medium passenger segment of the Australian new car market.
First Jamie Whincup did not make it into the top 10 chasing for the pole, and then Will Davison made unusual errors. Tim Slade is one happy pole winner in the V8 Supercars Australia season finale weekend.