Archival Ink: Souped-Up Skyline

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Written by David S. Wallens

From the July 2016 issue

Posted in News and Notes

Nissan Skyline GT driver Tetsu Ikuzawa didn’t win the 1964 Grand Prix meeting at Suzuka, but at one point he muscled his souped-up sedan around a Porsche 904 Carrera GTS, the eventual race winner. The thrill of that pass reverberated throughout Japan “I was just 9 years old at that time, but I still remember the big news,” said Toshiyuki Shiga, now Nissan’s chief operating officer.

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