GT Academy News

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.
Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 1
Nov. 8, 2012

Nissan's GT Academy 2012: Episode 1

In case you missed last week's season premiere, it's now available on YouTube. Get caught up with all the action before the next episode airs on Spike on Thursday nights at 11:30E/10:30C.
Alex Buncombe (left) and Jann Mardenborough
Oct. 12, 2012

Alex Buncombe: Nissan's Secret Weapon

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 to the top.
Home and Away Competition for Nissan this Weekend - Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3
Sep. 24, 2012

Home and Away Competition for Nissan this Weekend

A double-header weekend of racing lies ahead for Nissan with the final round of the British GT Championship at Donington Park on Sunday and round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship taking place in Bahrain on Saturday.
Nissan Motorsport and Nissan Ready to do Battle at Britcar 24 Hours
Sep. 21, 2012

Nissan Motorsport and Nissan Ready to do Battle at Britcar 24 Hours

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 Academy instructors to hone their newly acquired driving skills ahead of what will be one of their biggest racing challenges so far.
Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe
Aug. 27, 2012

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

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 to embark on an intensive Driver Development Program preparing him to race in the demanding Dubai 24 Hours in January in a Nissan 370Z GT4 car.