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The Search Begins! GT Academy 2016 Launches in Asia
Gran Turismo Sport GT Academy Jul 2nd, 2016 by Brendan Rorrison

GT Sport plays host to Nissan and Sony’s ‘gamer-to-racer’ programme this year as it begins to roll out in select territories.

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GT Academy 2016 Confirmed; Uses GT Sport Ahead of Retail Release
GT Academy Jun 16th, 2016 by Matej

Prepare for another racing season of GT Academy with PlayStation and Nissan, utilizing Polyphony’s latest title.

LE CASTELLET, France (March 8, 2016) – Nissan, NISMO and GT Academy Team RJN will take their first steps towards defending their Blancpain Endurance Series championship this week at Circuit Paul Ricard in the South of France.
New Nissan Motorsport Director Confirms GT Academy Will Adopt GT Sport in 2017
GT Academy Jun 11th, 2016 by Matej

Nissan’s new motorsports supervisor Mike Carcamo talks about the future of the GT Academy program.

Lakeville, CT - May 27, 2016:  The Pirelli World Challenge racers take to the track on Pirelli tires during the The Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix of Lime Rock Presented by Bentley at the Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT.
Pirelli World Challenge May Review: Cadillac Chokehold Curtailed
GT Academy Motorsports Jun 2nd, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

The top of the standings saw plenty of changes last month, while the Nissan crew remain steady.

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From Gamer To Racer… For B-Spec?
Gran Turismo GT Academy Motorsports Apr 1st, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

Polyphony Digital already has a great track record when it comes to making racers out of gamers, and now its AI is next in line.

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Life After GT Academy: Paletou in Ginetta LMP3, Reip Joins Bentley Boys
GT Academy Motorsports Mar 27th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

Two GTA grads move beyond the Nissan family for the 2016 season

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GT Academy 2016 Launch Event in Egypt Hints at Format Change
Gran Turismo GT Academy Mar 15th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

It’s looking like another year of changes for GT Academy, and we’re not just talking about the Nissan Sunny…

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Hard Weekend for Heitkotter in St. Petersburg
GT Academy Motorsports Mar 15th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

Rounds 3 and 4 of the Pirelli World Challenge provide solid scoring opportunities amongst the carnage

LE CASTELLET, France (March 8, 2016) – Nissan, NISMO and GT Academy Team RJN will take their first steps towards defending their Blancpain Endurance Series championship this week at Circuit Paul Ricard in the South of France.
Nissan Begins Blancpain Defense With Paul Ricard Test
GT Academy Motorsports Mar 12th, 2016 by Felix R.

GT Academy Team RJN continue their development programme with the GT-R NISMO GT3 as the racing season rapidly approaches.

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Heitkotter Kicks Off Pirelli World Challenge Season With Podium Finish
GT Academy Motorsports Mar 7th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

The 2011 GT Academy grad starts 2016 with a strong showing for the GT-R at Circuit of the Americas.

Autopolis, Oita-pref. (Nov. 2, 2015) – One of the most important races in determining who will be the 2015 Super GT Champion took place yesterday at Autopolis in Japan. After a white-knuckled head-to-head battle that spanned over two hours, the #1 MOTUL AUTECH GT-R of Tsugio Matsuda and Ronnie Quintarelli came out on top, having started the race from third on the grid. Following behind in second place was the pole-sitting #12 Calsonic IMPUL GT-R of Hironobu Yasuda and Joao Paolo de Oliveira, making it a 1-2 finish for the Nissan GT-R in the GT500 class.
Nissan Announces Motorsport Programmes for 2016
GT Academy Motorsports Feb 27th, 2016 by Felix R.

The Japanese racing powerhouse announces a packed calendar for the upcoming season, as they aim to defend a tally of nine international championships.

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Nissan Confirm Bathurst 12 Hour Lineup
GT Academy Motorsports Jan 21st, 2016 by Felix R.

Nissan select their three drivers for the 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour, as the GT-R NISMO GT3 goes for back-to-back overall wins.

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Nissan Pulls The Plug On LM P1 Program
GT Academy Motorsports Dec 23rd, 2015 by Andrew E.

Nissan’s innovative Le Mans project is cancelled before turning a wheel in 2016

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Matt Simmons Impresses, Fast-Tracked Into Nissan’s GT3 Program
GT Academy Motorsports Dec 5th, 2015 by Kyle Patrick

The 2015 Australian GT Academy winner will drive a GT-R in next year’s Blancpain Endurance Series.

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Darren Cox Leaves Nissan – What’s the Future for GT Academy?
GT Academy Motorsports Nov 7th, 2015 by Andrew E.

One of the creators and biggest supporters of GT Academy moves on, but will the famous gamer-to-racer program survive?

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Eurosport’s “Back to Basics” Takes In-Depth Look at GT Academy Program
GT Academy Oct 26th, 2015 by Jordan Greer

A new 20-part series on Eurosport goes behind-the-scenes of the GT Academy program.

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Romain Sarazin Crowned GT Academy 2015 European Champion
GT Academy Oct 12th, 2015 by Kyle Patrick

The 21-year old Frenchman beats out 56 other competitors in Abu Dhabi for the Nissan contract.

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Justin Wilson Charity Auctions Includes GT Academy Items
GT Academy Motorsports Oct 9th, 2015 by Kyle Patrick

A day at Race Camp and a watch worn by Jann are both up for auction in support of the late racing driver.

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GT Academy 2015 EU Race Camp Kicks Off in Abu Dhabi with Adrian Newey
GT Academy Oct 5th, 2015 by Jordan Greer

GT Academy debuts in its new home, the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi, as the European regional finals kick off this week.

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Mardenborough Makes GP2 Switch At Monza
GT Academy Motorsports Sep 5th, 2015 by Andrew E.

Another step up for the British GT Academy winner!



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