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Watch a GT Academy Finalist Play Gran Turismo Sport
Gran Turismo Sport Dec 8th, 2016 by Matej

The new off-screen gameplay video gives insight on new menus, sub-class categories and performance bar stats.

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From Simulators to Race Tracks: GT Academy Alumni Talk Virtual Racing
Gaming Motorsports Oct 31st, 2016 by Matej

Nasportscar.com interviews two GT Academy drivers and shares their opinions on video game simulators.

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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.

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.

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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Former GT Academy Winner Nicolas Hamman Secures NASCAR Seat
Motorsports Aug 4th, 2016 by Brendan Rorrison

The 2014 American GT Academy champ takes on Watkins Glen this weekend.

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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.

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.

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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…

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 Rigby

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

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NISMO Focuses on GT Academy in 2016 Motorsport Ad
Motorsports Mar 11th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

It looks like the annual competition will return this year, if a recent promotional video is anything to go by

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Jann Mardenborough on Racing, Respect, and His R32 Skyline
Interviews Feb 25th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

The GT Academy graduate discusses his life as a professional racer in new CarThrottle video.

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Nissan Doesn’t Renew Wolfgang Reip’s Contract for 2016
Motorsports Feb 9th, 2016 by Kyle Patrick

One of the more successful GT Academy graduates is left without a seat, continuing a worrying trend at Nissan.

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

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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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?

GT Academy Racing Roundup: Heroic Heitkotter & Stressful Spa
GT Academy Motorsports Aug 6th, 2015 by Andrew E.

The NISMO athletes toil at Stavelot, while Heitkotter hits the podium three times in two races in Ohio!

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GT Academy Drivers Given Top Rankings by FIA
GT Academy Motorsports Nov 9th, 2014 by Andrew E.

The FIA has revealed the list of driver rankings for 2015 – and GT Academy can count some of the best in the world in their ranks.

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Another GP3 Podium for Jann Mardenborough, as GT Academy Champs Finish Spa 24h
Motorsports Jul 27th, 2014 by Jordan Greer

GT Academy champions survived a grueling 24 Hours at Spa, while Mardenborough scored another GP3 podium in Hungary.


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