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FIA GT1: Nissan GT-R captures first win at Silverstone

by Drew Phillips (RSS feed) on May 4th, 2010 at 10:58AM

The Nissan GT-R claimed its first victory of the FIA GT1 World Championship, although not in the most likely of fashion. A pair of Aston Martins finished 1-2 in Saturday's qualifying race and it looked to be a repeat for Sunday's championship race when a pair of DB9s crossed the finished line for the checkered flag. However, the number seven DB9 was disqualified for technical reasons and the second place Aston Martin received a 15 second penalty for not serving a drive-through penalty within three laps. That handed the win to the number 22 Sumo Power Nissan GT-R driven by Warren Hughes... Read More

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