Tag / GT Academy


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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 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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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 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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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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2014 Spa 24 Hours: Preview and Live Stream
GT Academy Motorsports Jul 26th, 2014 by Wardez

Follow the GT Academy team at the 2014 Spa 24 Hours, links and information.

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Mixed Results for GT Academy Champs’ Back-to-Back 24hr Races
GT Academy Motorsports Jun 23rd, 2014 by Andrew E.

18 drivers, 5 cars and 48 hours – GT Academy faces the harsh realities of endurance racing…

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GTPlanet’s Real Podcasting Simulator: We Interview GT Academy Champions Steve Doherty & Nick McMillen!
Podcast Jun 7th, 2014 by Wardez

New special episode up where we interview GT Academy Champions Steve Doherty and Nick McMillen!

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Comeback Academy Champion Heitkotter Sets the Pace at Road America
GT Academy Motorsports Aug 11th, 2013 by Andrew E.

Bryan Heitkotter comes back to the GT Academy fold and shows them what they’re missing…

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GT Academy Champions Take On SuperGT and Bathurst
GT Academy Motorsports Jul 17th, 2013 by Andrew E.

The Nismo Athletes go global, with assaults on top-tier championships around the world.

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GT Academy Graduates Deemed Too Fast For British GT
GT Academy Motorsports Feb 7th, 2013 by Andrew E.

RJN/GT Academy won’t be making a second assault on British GT this season, for a very peculiar reason indeed…

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GT Academy Finalists’ Unsung Successes
GT Academy Motorsports Nov 25th, 2012 by Andrew E.

As the GT Academy winners sport international successes, we look at the burgeoning careers of the less lucky finalists.

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GT Academy Expansion Continues to South Africa
GT Academy Oct 10th, 2012 by Andrew E.

An wholly new region opens up for the pioneering gamer-to-racer program.



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