A second place from the no.23 JRM Racing Nissan GT-R in the San Luis FIA GT1 World Championship Qualifying Race saw Michael Krumm and
Lucas Luhr being crowned as the GT1 World Drivers' Champions for 2011.
It was ultimately a frustrating end to the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship for Nissan, as an opening lap incident and its resulting fallout cost JRM Racing the Teams' title in the season finale Championship Race in San Luis, Argentina. Having wrapped up the GT1 Drivers' Championship in yesterday's Qualifying Race, the no.23 JRM Racing Nissan GT-R lined up second on the grid targeting victory to round off an amazing season, but instead starting driver Lucas Luhr's race lasted mere seconds. In the usual jostling for on-track position on the long opening straight, a slight touching of wheels between two of the front-running competitors was catalyst enough for a chain of events that took out five cars, inclu
ding the no.23 JRM and its Nissan siser car, the no.21 Sumo Power GT.