Corporate Profile

Company Name : Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd.
President/CEO : Takao Katagiri
Address : 6-1 Daikoku-cho, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 230-0053
Established : September 17, 1984
Capitalization : ¥494.8 million (100% investment by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.)
Employees : 194

Major business activities

Design and development of race and rally cars; entry into domestic and international races and championships; the gathering of feedback on the racing results
Promotion and management of domestic and international racing activities
Planning, development and sales of competition parts for production vehicles
Vehicle servicing, repair, modification and sales


1984September:Establishment of Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd.
Inauguration of 1st president: Yasuharu Namba
October:Start of business activities
1985February:Development and sale of NISMO original automobile parts begins
1987September:NISMO Headquarters showroom given name NISMO Paddock
1988January:NISMO Motorsports Europe (NME) established
NISMO Paddock in Kobe (the first Paddock store) opens
1989June:NISMO Oppama Engineering Center established
1993March:NISMO Oppama Engineering Center integrated into Omori Headquarters
April:Nissan Motorsports Europe transferred to Nissan Europe
1994July:Merger with Mobility Park
Inauguration of 2nd president: Jiro Adachi
1995February:Inauguration of Club Le Mans, Nissan/NISMO motorsports fan club
1997May:NISMO Paddock changes its name to "Omori Factory"
2002July:Inauguration of 3rd president: Kenichi Sasaki
2004April:Inauguration of 4th president: Yuichi Sanada
Club Le Mans changes its name to Club NISMO
2006March:NISMO Engine development center opens
October:Administration of Mobility Park transferred to Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
2008August:New Organization of NISMO Expert Shop and NISMO Service Center starts
2010April:Inauguration of 5th President: Shoichi Miyatani
2012December:HQ Relocation to Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama city
2013January:Start of operation at new HQ
March:Showroom opens
2014July:New Organization of NISMO Performance Center starts
2016April:Inauguration of 6th President: Takao Katagiri