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Jann Mardenborough Wins BRDC Richard Seaman Trophy
GT Academy Motorsports Dec 8th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

The 2011 GT Academy champ has won one of the most prestigious awards in motorsports.

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Johnny Guindi Hamui is the 2016 GT Academy Champion
GT Academy Oct 26th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

After a grueling week, the young Mexican hopeful has been crowned this year’s winner.

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Watch the GT Academy 2016 Final Race Live Stream Here
GT Academy Oct 26th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

Watch as the remaining competitors fight for their chance to become a Nismo racing driver.

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GT Academy 2016 International Race Camp: Days 5 & 6 Recap
GT Academy Oct 25th, 2016 by Brendan Rorrison

GT Academy takes the show on the road before another round of eliminations and some intense stock-car racing.

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GT Academy 2016 International Race Camp Weekend Recap
GT Academy Oct 23rd, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

36 finalists from 6 territories started their journey to become real-world racers last Wednesday. Find out who’s left standing as the tests continue this week.

Oct 09 Pirelli World Challenge Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca presented by Nissan
Pirelli World Challenge Ends With a Final-Lap Fight: Parente Emerges Champion, Heitkotter Nabs Fifth
GT Academy Motorsports Oct 20th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

The season finale at Laguna Seca came to a dramatic close, with the championship being decided on the final lap of the race.

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Compete with GT Academy Driver Matthew Simmons in GT6 Online Race at Nurburgring GP (UPDATED)
Gran Turismo 6 GT Academy Oct 12th, 2016 by Matej

Do you have what it takes to beat the 2015 GT Academy champion in a GT6 online battle? Come find out!

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The Top 5 Racing Pet Peeves, as Told by GT Academy Drivers
Car Culture GT Academy Oct 9th, 2016 by Matej

Familiar GT Academy alumni touch on some of the less-glamorous aspects of racing.

Sonoma, CA - Sep 18, 2016:  The Pirelli World Challenge racers take to the track on Pirelli tires during the Pirelli World Challenge at Grand Prix of Sonoma presented by Cadillac at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, CA.
Johnny O’Connell Sweeps PWC Sonoma Rounds; Heitkotter Up to 5th in Season Standings
GT Academy Motorsports Oct 3rd, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

The Cadillac driver took no prisoners in Sonoma, while GT Academy grad Heitkotter continued to make solid gains.

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GT Academy Team RJN Scores Podium in Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup Finals
GT Academy Motorsports Sep 22nd, 2016 by Matej

Nismo athletes have brought new achievement into GT Academy portfolio at the popular German circuit.

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GT Academy 2016 North Africa and Philippines Finalists Announced
GT Academy Sep 10th, 2016 by Matej

The first dozen hand-picked finalists will be going wheel-to-wheel at the International Race Camp at Silverstone next month.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (August 15, 2016) – Former Nissan GT Academy winner Bryan Heitkotter stormed to his first overall professional win this weekend – then backed that up to take a clean sweep aboard his Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 at the Utah Motorsports Campus.
Heitkotter Takes Double Win as PWC Hits Utah
GT Academy Motorsports Aug 16th, 2016 by Felix Rigby

The GT Academy star shines at the Utah Motorsport Campus with two dominant GT victories.

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Australia Gets in on GT Academy Action with Live Event Dates
Gran Turismo Sport GT Academy Aug 5th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

The 2016 edition of the gamer-to-racer program will mark the first opportunity for many Australian fans to try GT Sport.

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BMW M6 Triumphs at 2016 Spa 24 Hours; Modest Results for GT Academy Team
GT Academy Motorsports Aug 5th, 2016 by Matej

The 69th twice-around-the-clock event at Spa finished in favour of the BMW Motorsport team, after hours of close competition and a tricky weather forecast.

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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
Gran Turismo Sport 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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