At the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane, Nissan was honored with the Autosport Award for Pioneering and Innovation for GT Academy Nissan's Director of Global Motorsport, Darren Cox, accepted the coveted award from F1's Paul Di Resta during a ceremony that was attended by the great and the good of the motorsport industry.
The 32 fastest Gran Turismo gamers in America compete in Times Square on Gran Turismo 6, battle for speed at Monticello Raceway, and race karts wheel-to-wheel for an opportunity to attend GT Academy at Silverstone in the UK.
The G-Drive Racing squad of Roman Rusinov, Mike Conway and John Martin executed another textbook victory last weekend, winning the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship.
Nissan GT Academy returns to U.S. television for its third season, determining once again which of America's best racers from PlayStation®3 driving simulator Gran Turismo®6 have what it takes to make the jump from the couch to the cockpit to become a professional racing driver.
Fuji Speedway faced inclement weather earlier this month that impacted the World Endurance Championship, but the rains couldn't keep the Nissan ZEOD RC from making another test run with former GT1 Champion Michael Krumm at the wheel.
The Nissan ZEOD RC was unveiled at NISMO headquarters in Yokohama last Thursday and performed three demonstration runs at Fuji Speedway in conjunction with the Japanese round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.