Nissan is the world's fifth-largest automobile manufacturer.
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Nissan products, from our 350Z to our Maxima, Altima, Titan and other models, have always provided a performance-oriented foundation for personalization and customization, offering tremendous canvases for creative expression by our customers," said Bill Bosley, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division.
New for the 2007 model year, the Nissan Versa represents a dynamic alternative to current entry-level hatchbacks and sedans.
Last year, Nissan added one championship title at the 2004 SCCA National Championship Runoffs.
Dennis and Wessel were part of a contingent of more than 50 Nissan drivers competing at the Runoffs, with nine drivers finishing in the top five in their respective classes.
Last year Nissan
's powerful 350Z aligned itself with previous Nissan
winners when it was crowned a National Champion.
Schmitt, teammate Mark Krueger and fellow Nissan
factory driver Chad Hord recorded three third place finishes in the fiercely contested Pro-Lite Division during the weekend, giving notice that each are poised to make a run at the series leaders in the season's final eight-week stretch.
The victory was one of three class championships won by Nissan
competitors over the weekend, bringing Nissan
's total of SCCA National Championships to 85, the most of any car manufacturer.
Famed New England road racer Bob Sharp became the first Nissan
driver to win an SCCA National Championship in 1967," said Ron Stukenberg, senior manager of Motorsports Marketing and Operations, Nissan
North America, Inc.
Hansen and his crew, led by adult crew chief Steve Gabel, have constructed a new Nissan
350Z that will race in the GT3 class at the Runoffs.
North America provided student participants intensive leadership development and training at a level generally reserved for Fortune 500 company executives.