Nissan GT Academy: From Gamer To Pro Racer

Japanese gaming giant Sony and auto manufacturer Nissan have combined to fly in the face of common sense and racing tradition to create one of the coolest damn reality TV competitions we’ve ever seen. Fans of the classic Gran Turismo series of racing games are given the opportunity to become real career race drivers through their efforts on SpikeTV’s Nissan GT Academy.  Even more amazingly, this is not a gimmick. Past winners have gone on to quit their jobs and become real race car drivers who have won several individual races and have the opportunity to win season-long competitions.

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