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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2012) - An unemployed 29-year old mechanic from Plainfield, Ill., toppled 15 of North America's fastest virtual racers at the track to win Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2. Steve Doherty won a series of on- and of ...
SILVERSTONE, UK (Dec 5. 29, 2012) - The best of the best Gamers attempt a high speed drive-by thru narrow openings without crashing into a wall. A mistake could cost these gamers their dream.
SILVERSTONE, UK (Nov. 19, 2012) - Video gamers fight to stay in the academy by competing in an insane mud obstacle course and test their high speed braking skills while trying not to run over their simulated pit crew.
SILVERSTONE, UK (Nov. 14, 2012) - The ten remaining gamers race trucks thru the mud, battle G-forces 10,000 feet in the air, test their night driving skills and strap into a GT-R for a high speed challenge.
The nation's fastest Gran Turismo 5 gamers tackle an automotive triathlon, battle for speed in a Benchmark time trial and test their skills at the art of drifting - all for the dream of becoming a pro driver.
After narrowly making it through the Finals, Darwin Albano never thought he would have gotten this far. Now his dream job as a pro race car driver is within reach.
Since its formation in 2008, Nissan's GT Academy has grown into one of the best driver selection and development programs in the world. The stakes are raised each year making the competition harder and making sure that only the best talent rises t ...
It's easy to forget that this is Jann Mardenborough's first full season as a racing driver. The 21 year-old Brit has taken the GT world by storm and made the Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 a car to be feared when it appears in the rear view mirror.
After the disappointment of Brazil, Jordan Tresson is hoping for a change of fortune this time out. It's another new track for the Frenchman but he is confident that he and the Signatech Nissan team have what it takes to succeed in Bahrain.
SILVERSTONE, UK (Sept. 21, 2012) - The Mission Motorsport team that will take on the 2012 Britcar 24 Hours were on track at Silverstone on Monday making final preparations for this weekend's race. The all-amateur crew took advantage of Nissan's GT ...
Belgian competitor Wolfgang Reip emerged victorious from over 830,000 European Gran Turismo® gamers when he was crowned Nissan PlayStation® GT Academy champion at Silverstone. The 25-year-old student from Lachutel will return to the UK shortly t ...
FRANKLIN, Tenn (August 23, 2012) - 2011 GT Academy USA champion Bryan Heitkotter will make his first start in the Pirelli World Challenge Series in Sonoma, California this weekend.