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Nissan celebrates 1990 pole lap of Le Mans with retro livery for LM P1 car. Nissan has revealed the special livery that will feature on the No.21 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO at Le Mans in a fortnight’s time.  Twenty five years ago, at the peak of the Group C era, Mark Blundell put the Nissan R90CK on pole position with a 3:27.020 lap of the Le Mans circuit. The No.21 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is Nissan’s third LM P1 car that will be raced by current Super GT Champion Tsugio Matsuda (JAP) and two winners of GT Academy, Lucas Ordonez (ESP) and Mark Shulzhitskiy (RUS). The No.24 Nissan R90CK (bottom pic) will also appear at Le Mans in a special parade to mark the anniversary of the pole lap, in the hands of the man who took it to the top of the tables 25 years ago, Mark Blundell