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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Ben Bowlby

Ben Bowlby

Alex Buncombe

Alex Buncombe

Darren Cox

Darren Cox

Jann Mardenborough

Jann Mardenborough

Tsugio Matsuda

Tsugio Matsuda

Lucas Ordóñez

Lucas Ordóñez

INFOGRAPHIC: Le Mans 24 Hours

INFOGRAPHIC: Le Mans 24 Hours

Lucas Ordóñez, Mark Shulzhitskiy, Tsugio Matsuda

Lucas Ordóñez, Mark Shulzhitskiy, Tsugio Matsuda

Olivier Pla

Olivier Pla

Mark Shulzhitskiy

Mark Shulzhitskiy

Harry Tincknell

Harry Tincknell

Max Chilton, Olivier Pla, Jann Mardenborough

Max Chilton, Olivier Pla, Jann Mardenborough

Max Chilton

Max Chilton

Michael Krumm, Harry Tincknell, Alex Buncombe

Michael Krumm, Harry Tincknell, Alex Buncombe

Nissan Le Mans Driver Team

Nissan Le Mans Driver Team

U.S. GT Academy champions to take on Le Mans and Detroit this weekend

U.S. GT Academy champions to take on Le Mans and Detroit this weekend

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK

Nissan at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Silverstone, UK