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DUBAI (Jan. 12, 2015) - For 21-year old GT Academy North America Champ Nic Hammann, starting his professional racing career in a 95-car field against world-class competition was beyond his wildest dreams just six months ago.
Left to right: Gaetan Paletou, Ahmed Bin Khanen, Nicolas Hammann, Florian Strauss
SILVERSTONE, UK (Dec. 21, 2014) – For a kid who grew up in the shadow of one of America’s most beautiful racing circuits, this win was the culmination of one dream and the beginning of another. Nicholas Hammann of Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin outla ...
Friction heats up as the gamers get metal to metal behind the wheel of stock cars, and then test their ability to stop in the pit box. Time is running out to prove who is worthy of becoming a pro racecar driver.
The gamers face off in a Gymkhana-style driving course. They must navigate an ice road, military tanks and paintball gunfire. See who can handle the pressure and who is sent home.
With the legendary Silverstone Circuit as the backdrop, the gamers must work in teams to survive a grueling obstacle course and pit crew challenge in their quest to become a professional racecar driver.
Race craft and driving skills are put to the test both on and off the track in the rage buggie rally course and the overtaking challenge. The gamers must find the zone mentally and physically to avoid elimination.
NEW YORK (Nov. 11, 2014) – The 32 fastest Gran Turismo gamers in North America race virtually in Times Square and then battle in real Nissan 370Zs. Only 12 move on to compete in GT Academy at the legendary Silverstone Circuit in the UK.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 6, 2014) – After three successful seasons on television and at the racetrack, Nissan GT Academy returns to U.S. television for its fourth season, looking for North America’s next professional racer who will make the ...
In these special Racing 101 instructional videos, 2011 GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough shows how to master a rolling start, heel-toe downshift, left foot brake, and why racing drivers use these techniques.
SILVERSTONE, UK (Oct 23, 2014) – After beating a million other Gran Turismo gamers and shining at the relentlessly tough GT Academy Racecamp, this is the story of the winners as they journey from winning GT Academy at Silverstone to training as ...
2013 GT Academy Europe winner Miguel Faisca
With 600 horsepower on tap - a 55-horsepower increase over non-NISMO spec GT-R models - and exclusive racing-inspired body, interior and powertrain treatments, the GT-R NISMO sets the tone for the entire 2015 Nissan GT-R lineup: Never stop improving.
LONDON, UK (Aug. 26, 2014) – The winner of the 2011 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy competition, Jann Mardenborough, is now a member of the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC), arguably the most exclusive club in motorsport. This achievement is ...