The friction heats up when the gamers get metal to metal behind the wheel of Nissan stock cars. Despite some stellar driving and strategy, it’s game over for two drivers.
The competition shifts into high gear with the grueling Quadrathalon Challenge as the gamers race on foot, bikes, and in Nissan 370Z\'s to avoid elimination. The race from virtual to reality is on.
With the legendary Silverstone Raceway as the battleground, the gamers are thrown into a grueling military style obstacle course and pit crew challenge in their quest to become a pro racecar driver.
The 32 fastest Gran Turismo gamers in America compete in Times Square on Gran Turismo 6, battle for speed at Monticello Raceway, and race karts wheel-to-wheel for an opportunity to attend GT Academy at Silverstone in the UK.
In this One-hour finale, the last gamers standing race wheel to wheel in a ‘winner takes all’ contest. First one to cross the finish line becomes a Nissan pro racecar driver as the GT Academy US Champion.
The best of the best Gamers attempt a high-speed drive-by through narrow openings without crashing on a wall. A mistake could cost these gamers their dream.
Gamers attempt to outrun a 500 horsepower chase car & avoid being hit by a hood-mounted paintball rifle in a game of ‘Cat and Mouse’. Also, Gamers have to work together in teams for a Pit Stop challenge.
Video gamers fight to stay in the academy by competing in an insane mud obstacle course and test their high-speed braking skills while trying not to run over their pit crew.
The ten remaining gamers race trucks through the mud, battle G-forces 10,000 feet in the air, test their night driving skills and strap into a GT-R for a high-speed challenge.
The 16 fastest Gran Turismo 5 gamers in America tackle an automotive Triathlon, battle for speed in a Benchmark time trial and try to master the art of Drifting in the battle to become a pro driver.
Steve Doherty, Season 2 winner, discuss the experiences his season of Nissan GT Academy and what pushes him to be better.
From keeping track of their brain waves to being able to drive any track in the world in the racing simulator. The Nismo Lab uses technology to help increase the performance of each Nismo athlete.
In the Nismo Lab the drivers can race on any track in the world using a driving simulator. It shows the drivers the best line through each turn and helps them get used to new courses.
Racing legend and judge, Boris Said, dicusses the cars that the racers will be using in the competition.
Speed, Strength and Soul are what is needed to claim the Red Helmet.
Season 2 winner Steve Doherty talks about what is takes to succeed in the competiton.
Watch GT Academy on Spike TV Premiering November 11th 10:30/9:30c
16 Gran Turismo players, one famous race track in the UK, and one chance to finally make it big as a real professional race car driver. Nissan GT Academy is coming to SPIKE on November 1, 2012.
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When you have to outrun a 500 horsepower chase car, you better make sure you know what you\'re doing on the race track or you\'re toast. Tune in to GT Academy airing Thursdays at 11:30/10:30c on SPIKE.
In the finale, there can only be one left standing victorious. Who will have the nerves of steel to win the competition and finally fulfill their reams of becoming a pro racecar driver?Tune in to GT Academy airing Thursdays at 11:30/10:30c on SPIKE.
The competition gets dirty at GT Academy - so dirty that contestants are forced to treck through an insane mud obstacle course designed to test their physical and mental strength.Tune in to GT Academy airing Thursdays at 11:30/10:30c on SPIKE.
Many dream of becoming a professional race car driver, so why not give them a chance? The 16 fastest video gamers of PlayStation\'s Gran Turismo 5 compete for a shot to finally make it big at the Silverstone race track in the UK. Tune in to GT Academy airing Thursdays at 11:30/10:30c on SPIKE.
When the checkered flag is waved down, it\'s time to speed through tight car-shaped gates in a race against time. Not only do the contestants have to make record time here, they also have to make sure they\'re left unscathed by this dangerous test.Tune in to GT Academy airing Thursdays at 11:30/10:30c on SPIKE.
During the Nissan GT Academy 2012 National Finals at Comic-Con, the competition narrowed down from 32 to 16 - but in the end, there can only be one. Nissan GT Academy comes to SPIKE on November 1, 2012.