GT Academy News

The Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 in British GT Action (on track in the British GT Championship in 2012)
Feb. 20, 2013

Nissan GT Academy Winners Are "Too Fast"

Nissan's GT Academy Team RJN entry for a two-car assault on the British GT Championship has been refused as the drivers are "too fast" for the national Pro-Am category.
Strong Dubai Debut for GT Academy Graduates
Jan. 13, 2013

Strong Dubai Debut for GT Academy Graduates

The Nissan PlayStation® GT Academy again demonstrated the strength and depth of its driver discovery and development program this weekend when the four newest graduates took their prize drive at the Dubai 24 Hours.
GT Academy Set to Shine in the Heat of Dubai
Jan. 9, 2013

GT Academy Set to Shine in the Heat of Dubai

Since its inception in 2008, the Nissan PlayStation® GT Academy competition has attracted over two million entries, making it unquestionably the world's most accessible driver scholarship.
2012 GT Academy Champions
Jan. 3, 2013

Nissan PlayStation GT Academy to Take Center Stage at Dubai 24 Hours

Nissan and PlayStation® will demonstrate the growth in scale and stature of its innovative GT Academy virtual-to-real-racer competition in January. 2012's GT Academy Champions from Europe, USA, Germany and Russia will line up on the grid at the prestigious Dubai 24 Hour race (January 10-12, 2013) in two 370Z Nismo GT4 Race cars and in doing so they complete their transition from PlayStation's class-leading Gran Turismo®5 game to Nissan's Endurance Race Team in just four months.
Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2 Crowns Doherty, Eyes First International Race in January
Dec. 10, 2012

Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2 Crowns Doherty, Eyes First International Race in January

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 off-track challenges designed to find out which of the top 16 Gran Turismo® virtual racers had what it takes to outdrive and outlast the others to earn a seat in a Nissan race car.
Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 5
Dec. 5, 2012

Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 5

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.
Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 4
Nov. 29, 2012

Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 4

Gamers attempt to outrun a 500 horsepower chase car and avoid being hit by a hood-mounted paint ball rifle in a 'Cat and Mouse' challenge. Also, Gamers have to work together in teams for a Pit Stop challenge.
Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 3
Nov. 19, 2012

Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 3

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.
Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 2
Nov. 14, 2012

Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 2

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.