Kazunori Yamauchi

  • Kazunori Yamauchi in the Nissan GT-R

    Hot on the heels of gamer-turned-racer Lucas Ordoñez taking a second in class finish at the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hour race two weeks ago, the creator of the game that brought Lucas to fame, Gran Turismo, has had some success of his own. Kazunori Yamauchi, the visionary behind the Gran Turismo game franchise, took a first in class victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hour race in Germany, which finished on Sunday. Driving a race prepared 2011 Nissan GT-R, Kazunori-san and his team-mates completed 134 laps in 24 hours, 2 minutes and 26.9 seconds. The race is run on the extended 24-hour...

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