The Renault Sport Formula One Team pushed all the way in the first-ever European Grand Prix on the Baku City Circuit. Different tire strategies yielded similar results with Kevin Magnussen starting from the pit lane and stopping once to finish fourteenth whilst Jolyon Palmer finished one place behind after making two pit stops.
Renault Sport Formula One Team contested a hard-fought Canadian Grand Prix with Kevin Magnussen finishing in sixteenth and Jolyon Palmer retiring due to a water leak. Kevin started from last position following yesterday’s liaison with the wall and ran to a one-stop strategy. Jolyon made a promising start; however, loss of water pressure meant the team had to retire the car with 16 laps completed.
Infiniti continues its strong momentum, setting a new global sales record in May. The brand sold approximately 18,000 vehicles around the world last month, an increase of 3 percent over May 2015 and representing the best-ever May sales performance in Infiniti’s history. Year-to-date, Infiniti sold about 91,000 vehicles globally, up 5 percent compared to the same period last year, setting another sales record for the company.
After an inspired intermediate tire choice by Kevin Magnussen in Monaco didn’t bear the fruits it should have, thanks to the intervention of a rival driver, our Dane looks to Montréal to show what he has up his sleeves.
Infiniti today reported sales of 10,828 vehicles in the U.S. during May, an increase of 3.4 percent versus prior year. The QX50 luxury crossover had its best May ever with an increase of 558.1 percent to 1,632 units.
Infiniti's global search for the best up-and-coming student engineering talent began its third successive year with the launch of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. Students from all over the world have the chance to earn the career opportunity of a lifetime working at Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team.
The Renault Sport Formula One Team suffered a disappointing double retirement from an eventful Monaco Grand Prix. Kevin Magnussen showed promising progress with an early swap to intermediate tires after a race start on full wet tires behind the safety car. Kevin's potential was ultimately undone by an unfathomable onslaught from a one-lap-down Daniil Kvyat. He continued to race but subsequently ended up in the barriers again and retired from the Grand Prix. Jolyon Palmer's race was far shorter, ending after aquaplaning into the barriers on the main straight, then into the barriers at Sainte Devote on the seventh lap.
The Infiniti QX60 was named 2016 Best in Class Luxury SUV/Crossover for the $40,000-$60,000 category by the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA). Infiniti will receive the award during the Annual Awards Dinner May 26, on the eve of the NEMPA MIT Technology Conference at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo made its first-ever appearance outside of China at the Copper Box in Olympic Park, London, during the launch of a new game, Grand Turismo Sport. Displayed alongside seven other full-size concept cars, the largest ever gathering of GT concept vision cars in one place, the vehicle provides a visualization of what a high performance Infiniti could look like in the future.