Nissan V8 track test: the Altima accolade

Nissan V8 track test: the Altima accolade

Nissan racers Michael Krumm and Lucas Ordonez got to try the firm's Altima V8 Supercar. PHIL BRANAGAN was there

Winton Motor Racing is not what one might consider to be among the world's most glamorous of racetracks.

The circuit, about 150 miles north of Melbourne, is the nominated test track for 19 of the 28 entries that compete in the V8 Supercar Championship and among them are the four Nissan entries - and so it was that two of the Japanese firm's favoured sons, Michael Krumm and Lucas Ordonez, found themselves coming to grips with the Altima racers in their first taste of the V8.

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