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.
September 2013 was one of the biggest months in the history of GT Academy. As Nissan Motorsport competed on tracks across the globe, the next generation of NISMO Athletes was crowned at GT Academy Race Camps at Silverstone.
Round five of the FIA GT Series at the Circuito de Navarra in Northern Spain delivered a Pro-Am podium for Nissan GT Academy Team RJN when Wolfgang Reip and Steve Doherty took second place in the headline race on Sunday.