This is the weekend of the annual Le Mans 24 Hours race, a legendary event contested by big car brands and world-class racing drivers - and members of the public are being given the chance to find out what it’s like to drive there in the radical new Nissan GT-R LM NISMO racer. More than that, by entering the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy online competition, gamers could go on to become a racing driver for real. Four previous winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy have been turned from gamers to racers by Nissan and are competing at Le Mans this weekend.
Three previous winners of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, the scheme devised to help virtual-reality gamers become real-life racers, face the biggest event of their lives this weekend when they participate in the Le Mans 24 Hours.
Nissan's Harry Tincknell talks about going through scrutineering in downtown Le Mans as a factory LM P1 driver. The British ace will make his LM P1 debut this week at Le Mans aboard the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO.