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Original GT Academy winner Lucas Ordonez

First GT Academy Winner To Drive For Nissan In Super GT & Le Mans, Another Being Prepped For F1

The original winner of Nissan’s GT Academy, Lucas Ordonez, has certainly come a long way since his student days of 2008. After winning the first-ever round of GT Academy that year, Ordonez was propelled into the world of GT4 racing where he competed in a Nissan 350Z and then the 370Z. In 2010... read more

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NISMO Global Driver Exchange

NISMO Driver Exchange Sees Ordonez Head To Japan's Super GT

As if winning a chance to drive real race cars from a video game weren't cool enough, original GT Academy winner and NISMO racer Lucas Ordonez now gets to race in Japan's... read more July 18, 2013 by 


 
Nissan GT Academy

Gran Turismo 6 Demo Launches July 2, Kicks Off 2013 Nissan GT Academy

Sony has confirmed that a demo version of its upcoming Gran Turismo 6 racing simulator will be available for download from the PlayStation Store from July 2 onwards. The demo... read more June 26, 2013 by 


 
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Find Out Who The Fastest Nissan GT Academy Driver Is: Video

Nissan’s GT Academy is about to enter its sixth year, with 2013’s round of competition to be the biggest yet in the event’s history. But have you ever... read more May 27, 2013 by 


 
Nissan GT Academy

2013 Will Be Biggest Year Yet For Nissan's GT Academy

Nissan’s popular GT Academy will be back for its fifth year in 2013 and organizers promise to make this round of competition the biggest yet. The GT Academy essentially... read more May 17, 2013 by 


 
The Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 of Alex Buncombe and Jann Mardenborough

Nissan GT Academy Drivers Too Fast For British GT Championship

The job of a racing driver, on any level, is to go faster than his competitors. Doing so generally results in victories, which (in theory) results in sponsors, which are... read more February 8, 2013 by 


 
AMG customer teams at the 2013 Dubai 24 Hours endurance race

Abu Dhabi By Black Falcon Wins Dubai 24 Hours, Nissan GT Academy Drivers Make Strong Debut

For the second year in a row, a team fielding the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 race car has taken overall victory at the grueling Dubai 24 Hours endurance race. Additionally... read more January 17, 2013 by 


 
2013 Nissan GT Academy race at Dubai 24 Hours

Nissan GT Academy Winners Race In Dubai This Weekend: Video

For any of us who have ever nursed the fantasy of being paid to drive race cars--or even just having the cash and skill to pay our own way onto a track against the best in... read more January 9, 2013 by 


 
2012 Nissan GT Academy winners representing Europe, USA, Germany and Russia

Nissan GT Academy Winners From Around The World Head To 2013 Dubai 24 Hours

Nissan, together with Sony, held the first GT Academy in 2008, and since then the event has gone on to become a global phenomenon with gamers-turned-drivers from all parts of... read more January 4, 2013 by 


 
2012 Nissan GT Academy North America winner Steve Doherty

2012 Nissan GT Academy North America Winner To Race Dubai 24 Hours In January

The winner of the 2012 Nissan GT Academy's North American competition was recently revealed through the competition's television series, and now, the formerly unemployed... read more December 10, 2012 by 


 
Nissan GT Academy 2012

Nissan GT Academy: All Five Episodes So Far

Nissan's GT Academy is the stuff dreams are made of--literally. Imagine going from a hardcore video gamer to a real-world pro racer in one giant leap. That's the GT Academy... read more December 5, 2012 by 


 
Nissan GT Academy 2012

Top 16 Nissan/PlayStation GT Academy Finalists Head To Silverstone

The final round of the second season of the joint Nissan-PlayStation GT Academy North America is about to get underway, with the top 16 contenders from the thousands of... read more July 16, 2012 by 


 
2013 Nissan GT-R (Japanese spec) - Photo copyright Openers.jp

2013 Nissan GT-R Hot Lap With GT Academy Winner

Bryan Heitkotter is living every Gran Turismo player's dream: he won GT Academy in 2011 and is now a race car driver for Nissan. He battles it out in a Nissan 370Z endurance... read more May 29, 2012 by 


 
Jann Mardenborough wins the 2011 European GT Academy

Brit Becomes Latest Gamer-Turned-Racer In 2011 GT Academy

If ever proof were needed that you can make a real racing driver from a video gamer, Spanish driver Lucas Ordoñez's second place in the LMP2 class at the recent Le... read more June 17, 2011 by 


 
Lucas Ordonez to race Signatech Nissan LMP2 car at Le Mans

Nissan's GT Academy Gamer/Driver To Hit Sebring In New Nissan LMP2 Racer

The winner of the first Nissan/Playstation GT Academy video game driving contest, Lucas Ordonez, has proven he can do what he does in the game world in the real world... read more March 18, 2011 by 


 
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