Tristan Nunez
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Tristan Nunez

1995-10-31 (age 25)


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Nunez lands LMP2 drive with new WIN Autosport team

Former Mazda DPi driver Tristan Nunez will compete in the full IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship driving an LMP2 entry for the new WIN Autosport team.

Mazda’s second place “like a victory” after previous troubles

Mazda ace Oliver Jarvis has described the marque’s second-place finish in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona "like a victory" as both RT24-Ps were classified in the top six.

Mazda announces IMSA line-ups for 2020 season

Mazda Team Joest has confirmed its 2020 IMSA WeatherTech Championship driver line-ups, with IndyCar ace Ryan Hunter-Reay coming on board for all four long-distance endurance events.

Mazda "so close" to first IMSA win, says Nunez

Mazda Team Joest is on the cusp of its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win following its double podium finish in last weekend's Mid-Ohio race, says Tristan Nunez.

Mazda: Daytona reliability issues have “been addressed”

Mazda Team Joest is looking ahead to the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring with optimism after claiming to have solved the issues that knocked both its cars out of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Mazda in “completely different stratosphere” at Daytona in 2019

Mazda Team Joest ace Harry Tincknell says that he’s expecting race wins and championship contention after the “huge” shift in the team dynamic in the RT24-P’s third season.

Mazda Team Joest reveals IMSA line-up for 2018

Mazda Team Joest has revealed a revised full-time line-up for its IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship assault next year, while Spencer Pigot and Rene Rast will join for the four endurance events.

Nunez, Bomarito begin Mazda testing with Joest

Joest Racing had its first test with the Mazda RT24-P at Hockenheim on Tuesday with Jonathan Bomarito and Tristan Nunez running the Hockenheim short course.

Sebring 12h: Cadillac 1-2-3 in second practice

Balance of Performance mods have blunted the fangs of the Cadillac DPi-V.Rs but they still have serious bite, as Wayne Taylor Racing and Action Express Racing dominated the times during second practice for the 65th 12 Hours of Sebring.

Mazda says lessons learned despite Daytona DNFs

Mazda chiefs and drivers say that the mechanical misfortunes that struck its new RT24-Ps in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona would lead to improvements that will be implemented in time for the Sebring 12 Hour race.

More demanding Prototypes suit our drivers, says Mazda chief

John Doonan, director of motorsports at Mazda North American Operations, says the greater physical and mental demands of the faster DPi-spec Mazda RT24-P should be an advantage for the IMSA team’s youth-led driver lineup.

Mazda reveals new DPi prototype

The RT24-P with which Mazda will be gunning for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next year was unveiled today at the LA Auto Show.

Pla, Westbrook, Bleekemolen, Alon take Petit Le Mans poles

Qualifying for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship's 2016 finale at Road Atlanta followed practice form in the Prototype category, but there were surprises in other classes.

Shank Ligier and Ferraris lead fourth practice at Petit Le Mans

Olivier Pla put the Michael Shank Ligier on top for the fourth straight practice session at Petit Le Mans, as Ferrari 488s headed the GTLM class.

MSR leads daylight practice for Petit Le Mans

Ozz Negri put Michael Shank Racing’s Ligier-Honda JS P2 at the top of the timesheets following the two daylight practice sessions at Road Atlanta.

Mazda and Corvette take IMSA poles at Mosport

Tristan Nunez scored his second pole of the season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, née Mosport, while Antonio Garcia took GTLM honors for Corvette Racing.

Mazda to honor 25th anniversary of Le Mans win at Watkins Glen

The two-car Mazda prototype team will run a special livery at the Sahlen Six Hours of the Glen this weekend.

Mazda drivers rueful after dominance turns to defeat

Jonathan Bomarito says he is “gutted” for the team after both Mazda Prototypes failed to score a representative result at Laguna Seca, after dominating the weekend.

Mazda locks out the front row at Laguna Seca

Mazda and Ferrari have taken pole positions for the prototype and GTLM classes in the Monterey GP at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Fittipaldi adds to family history at Long Beach

Corvette DP captures first TOTAL Pole Award Of 2016

Mazda retains IMSA Prototype lineup for 2016

Jonathan Bomarito, Tristan Nunez, Tom Long and Joel Miller will remain the driving force in Mazda Motorsports' pair of prototypes in 2016.

So long, diesel: Mazda confirms the move to a more powerful motor

Three-year diesel program was to support a passenger car engine that still hasn't arrived.

Next generation of young talent to begin quest for title this week at Sebring

The exciting action of the 2015 Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda gets underway with two rounds March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway.

Hinchcliffe returns with Mazda for Rolex 24

The IndyCar star will pilot the No. 70 Mazda SpeedSource prototype.

Top 20 photos of 2014: the outtakes

Here are the 51 honorable mentions that didn't quite make the cut for our top 20 photos feature.

Not unemployed for long: Bomarito back with Mazda

SRT Viper pulls the plug on program, sending Bomarito back to familiar territory.

Ex-Marine loses leg in combat, but it doesn't slow him down on the track

Lime Rock a homecoming for Freedom Autosport’s Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer

IMSA news and notes: Showcase at Long Beach

This weekend, many of the world’s coolest sports cars will be racing on the streets of Southern California.

IMSA news and notes: TUSC at Long Beach

Here are some fast facts regarding the TUDOR United Sports Car Championship as they head to Long Beach.

Chip Ganassi Racing/Scott Dixon fastest in Sebring

IndyCar champion tops in the Daytona Prototype

Sebring's 12-hour endurance classic a celebration of sports car merger

What to expect in the first Sebring 12 Hour since the merger.

What to watch for in Mazda MX-5 Cup in 2014

What to look for as a fan in the Mazda MX-5 Cup in 2014.

Mazda joins forces with IMSA as Official Automotive Partner

Two-Car Prototype entry, event sponsorship part of three-year partnership.

Graf on top in Petit Le Mans warmup in rainy Atlanta

Franchitti sets fast lap in the P2 class for third overall while Porsche teams sweep the GT class in warmup.

Jani sets fastest lap at night in opening Petit Le Mans practice

Final practice, qualifying for ALMS finale set for Friday

Performance Tech expects good results at Road Atlanta

Performance Tech would like to step into the future with one last ALMS win.

Quick pit work leads Luhr, Graf to 8th straight win, this one at VIR

Tucker, Briscoe win P2, and team title for Level 5. Marcelli, Cumming take second straight PC triumph.

Oak Tree Grand Prix to play role in the championships

American Le Mans Series teams and drivers are prepared for the penultimate of the 2013 season at Virginia International Raceway.

Freedom Autosport closes season with a win for Nunez, Miller at Lime Rock

Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez piloted the winning No. 27 Freedom Autosport Mazda MX-5. It was Nunez’s first appearance with the team and Miller’s second, but the two showed their adaptability and speed for the duration of the 2.5-hour race.

Pumpelly brings home podium and GX Championship for BGB Motorsports

Starting from fourth on the GX grid, Norman Pumpelly only needed to complete his minimum drive time to claim the GX Drivers’ Championship.

Mazda wins GX manufacturers title

Nine wins and nine poles highlight debut season for Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D clean diesel.

Borcheller, LaMarra capture Championship in thriller ST finale

Miller proves spoiler in CTSCC ST finale at Lime Rock Park. For tomorrow's GS race, Hindman becomes youngest Pole Winner in series’ history.

Mazda Motorsports keep hopes high for race at Laguna Seca

Manufacturers Championships on the line; Rookies-Of-The-Year confirmed

Freedom Autosport aiming to propel Mazda to manufacturer title at Lime Rock

A strong finish at Lime Rock can help propel Mazda into the top spot in the manufacturer championship.

Frustrating ninth-place finish for Paul Miller Racing at Austin

Left-Rear wheel hub issue knocks Miller and Holzer from contention but not off leading pace at Circuit of The Americas.

First visit to Circuit Of The Americas

American Le Mans Series is ready for the new challenge in Austin, Texas.

Spirited effort: Westbrook gives Spirit Of Daytona first pole of season

Defending winner Westbrook captures TOTAL Pole Award at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Edwards takes third GT pole In Stevenson Camaro, Nunez first in GX

Luhr, Graf clinch P1 title in shortened Grand Prix of Baltimore

Third-to-first move propels Magnussen, Garcia to GT victory

Under development: Preparation continues for full slate of IMSA-sanctioned series

Impressive IMSA development series lineup will showcase showroom-race track link as part of the 2014 plans in conjunction with the premier United SportsCar Racing series.

Mazda6 wins in Kansas

Mazda Teams confirm there is no place like the Winners Circle.

Jordan Taylor holds off Pruett for the inaugural Kansas Speedway win

Balzan, Keen lead Scuderia Corsa Ferrari to first GT victory in the Grand-Am Rolex series. Mazda wins again in GX Racing team extends win streak at Road America

The SpeedSource Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel takes sixth win.

Starworks' Hartley, Mayer teamed up for their first win at Road America

Hartley takes up the torch for Starworks, joins Mayer in scoring first Rolex Series victory at Road America. Auberlen, Dalla Lana win GT; Nunez, Miller take GX honors in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.