Nissan's Gamers-Turned-Racers to Compete at the Home of GT Academy

SILVERSTONE, UK (May 29, 2013) - The Blancpain Endurance Series rolls into Silverstone this weekend for the British round of the 2013 series. NISMO Athletes Mark Shulzhitskiy, Wolfgang Reip and Steve Doherty (all of them graduated from GT Academy at Silverstone last year) will race the No.32 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. On the other side of the garage, Alex Buncombe, Lucas Ordonez and another 2012 graduate, Peter Pyzera, will race the No.35 YouTube-liveried GT-R.
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Nissan GT-Rs to Aim for Third Consecutive Win After Suzuka and Fuji

Nissan GT-Rs to Aim for Third Consecutive Win After Suzuka and Fuji

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

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

Signatech Nissan on track at Interlagos

Signatech Nissan on track at Interlagos

Nissan Unveils Engine for Australia's V8 Supercars Championship

Nissan Unveils Engine for Australia's V8 Supercars Championship

Jordan Tresson drives the No.23 Signatech Nissan LMP2 car

Jordan Tresson drives the No.23 Signatech Nissan LMP2 car

Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at Silverstone

Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 at Silverstone

GT500 - Team IMPUL

GT500 - Team IMPUL

Race fans in the grandstand of Suzuka Circuit

Race fans in the grandstand of Suzuka Circuit

#12 Mitsunori Takaboshi on the Rd. 6 podium

#12 Mitsunori Takaboshi on the Rd. 6 podium

2011 SUPER GT, FUJI GT 300km RACE

2011 SUPER GT, FUJI GT 300km RACE

Round 10 podium

Round 10 podium

#23 machine of Daiki Sasaki

#23 machine of Daiki Sasaki

GT3 class podium

GT3 class podium

#24 Threebond Nissan Motor College GT-R

#24 Threebond Nissan Motor College GT-R

No.23 of Jordan Tresson, Franck Mailleux and Olivier Lombard

No.23 of Jordan Tresson, Franck Mailleux and Olivier Lombard

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Wolfgang Reip from Belgium Wins GT Academy 2012 Europe

Bryan Heitkotter

Bryan Heitkotter

GT500 - #1 S Road REITO MOLA GT-R

GT500 - #1 S Road REITO MOLA GT-R

From left: Lucas Ordonez, Alex Brundle and Martin Brundle

From left: Lucas Ordonez, Alex Brundle and Martin Brundle

GT Academy 2012 National Finals at Comic-Con

GT Academy 2012 National Finals at Comic-Con