GT Academy News

Lucas Ordonez
Jul. 19, 2013

Gran Turismo Tips from Lucas Ordonez

The world's first virtual-to-real race driver, Lucas Ordonez gives us tips for getting the best speed in Gran Turismo 5, ahead of his test drive this weekend at the Suzuka Circuit for the Super GT 300.
Gran Turismo Demo Tops One Million Downloads Globally in Two Weeks
Jul. 18, 2013

Gran Turismo Demo Tops One Million Downloads Globally in Two Weeks

The 2013 version of Nissan and PlayStation®'s innovative GT Academy gamer-to-racer competition is set to become the biggest and best yet. The online qualifying competition, played out on a specially designed demo version of the forthcoming Gran Turismo®6 game, has attracted almost 600,000 entrants from the 18 participating European countries (including Russia).
Lucas Ordonez leading at Silverstone in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3
Jul. 17, 2013

NISMO Global Driver Exchange Program Launches

Nissan and NISMO today announced a wide-ranging new initiative: The NISMO Global Driver Exchange, which will open race car doors all over the world for the company's roster of racing drivers.
Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3
Jun. 28, 2013

Nissan Shuffles the Pack of GT Academy Graduates

Nissan has altered the line-ups in its Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 cars in the Blancpain Endurance Series. From this weekend at Paul Ricard, the No.35 GT-R will be raced by Lucas Ordonez, Wolfgang Reip and Peter Pyzera, while Alex Buncombe moves over to the No.32 GT-R, which he will race with Mark Shulzhitskiy and Steve Doherty.
GT Academy Winners Face Off in Champions Race
May. 24, 2013

GT Academy Winners Face Off in Champions Race

Ever wondered who the fastest GT Academy winner is? While Lucas, Jann, Wolfgang, Peter and Steve were at Silverstone for the 15 Years of Gran Turismo celebration, we put it to the test.