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Takis Theocarakis, an inspirer and a supporter of Nissan Sporteam and the team’s drivers, was always present. On the upper left, with K. Fertakis (wearing the hat). On the lower left, with G. Moschous (right).
Above, Nissan Sporteam at the closing ceremony of the Acropolis Rally, at Filopappou Hill. From the left, G. Moschous, D. Vazakas, “Stratisino”, K. Fertakis. In the center, sitting down, N. Kelesakos, the team’s manager.
In 1983, Stratis ‘‘Stratisino’’ Hatzipanagiotou joined Nissan Sporteam, and with Tonia Pavli on his side, won five championships in the N and F2 categories, while ‘‘Stratisino’’ ranked first among Greek drivers in our national race twice.
In 1996, the team took part in the Panhellenic Asphalt Championship with Sotos Kokkinis - Sakis Bellas driving a Nissan Sunny GTi-F2 and they were crowned winners. Since 1997, Nic. J. Theocarakis S.A. organized the Nissan Micra Challenge Cup, where Micra K11 cars took part, prepared by the experienced and battle-ready mechanics of the racing department - Minas Hatzikyriakos, who succeeded Andreas Bebis, Giorgos Mazarakis,
 "Stratisino" - T. Pavli, for Nissan Sporteam of Nic. J. Theocarakis S.A., won the championship in
the N category in 1991, 1992,
1993 and the respective one
in F2 in 1994 and 1995 driving
a Nissan Sunny GTi-R in the N category and a GTi-F2 in the respective F category. "Stratisino" has been a member of Nissan Sporteam since 1983 and was proclaimed twice the top Greek driver at the International
Rally Acropolis: in 1986, with
K. Fertakis as his co-driver and
a Nissan 240 RS, and in 1988, with co-driver T. Pavli, making
the most of the capabilities of
the Nissan 200 SX.

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