David S. Wallens Editorial Director
Aug. 1, 2016 9:01 a.m.

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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