Nissan Primera Touring Cars

In the late 1990s, Gartrac was asked to fabricate Nissan Primera touring car bodyshell's for their extensive racing programme in the UK and Europe.


Nissan Transporter outside workshop in Chiddingfold

Nissan transporter outside workshop in Chiddingfold

Nissan Bodyshells

Nissan Bodyshells

Nissan Primera Fabrication

The Primera shell was completely jig built on a steel surface plate to ensure all the geometry was correct. Every effort was made to ensure the shell was super lightweight with maximum rigidity and strength.

Nissan Primera Fabrication

Nissan Primera Fabrication

Nissan Primera Fabrication

Nissan Primera Fabrication

Nissan Racing

This was a very successful period for Nissan, Anthony Reid won seven races in 1998 and finished runner up in the British Touring Car Championship. The following year the Nissan Primera dominated the series with Laurent Aiello being crowned champion and David Leslie runner up.