Thanks to the Nissan GT Academy
After a series of 60 mall tours in 12 cities around the country, and a string of challenges (of the physical, mental and racing kinds), the Nissan GT Academy national finalists of the Philippines have been named. And for the first time,
Have you been practicing?
The 2016 Nissan GT Academy is one step closer to completion, as Nissan Philippines will be capping off its search for racers in a final live event at the SM Aura Activity Center on August 27 and 28.This is the final
You have a chance to set new lap times
Did you take part in either of the first two live events of the 2016 Nissan GT Academy? If yes, then Nissan Philippines is inviting you to set new lap times as the company has invalidated the results of the aforementioned tourneys.
How did he do it?
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.In 2008, Lucas Ordoñez was in MBA school when he saw an advertisement for the Nissan GT Academy, a virtual-to-reality racing
Check out the schedule of rounds here
The virtual-to-reality Nissan GT Academy racing competition is back, now on its second season after the Philippines' successful win in the Asian championship last year with Joward Policarpio taking the crown.Six dates for the recruitment period have been confirmed
Another memorable year for motoring
Life in the Philippines is never boring, especially on the road. But as the year draws to a close, we can't help but feel that the past 12 months have been particularly colorful. With new cars, more traffic, and government shenanigans,
Pinoy driver beats international rivals
A few weeks ago, Nissan Philippines asked us to fly to Silverstone in the UK to cover the Asian race camp of the Nissan GT Academy, where six Filipino hopefuls were to compete against rivals from Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and India for
To guide aspiring Pinoy finalists
The local iteration of the Nissan GT Academy, which has been ongoing for the past couple of months, will conclude with the finalists from the virtual competition being invited to a race camp week in August. That week will weed out those
Watch this clip to learn more
Enough with the "pursue your dream" cliché. You want to be a race car driver? You want to become the next Nismo athlete like Mexican Ricardo Sanchez? Nissan Philippines is making that possible through its GT Academy.And in case you missed
For those who missed the event
We're starting to experience sporadic downpours and a storm or two, signaling the end of the summer season. But we still have searing days ahead of us before the heat is done. This weekend, the 24th Trans Sport Show offers a
Featuring a total of 4 simulator pods
As you know, the 24th Trans Sport Show will be held on May 15 to 17 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. That's this weekend, in case you're losing track of the days. And as has been the
Where are the fast-driving ladies at?
If Nissan Philippines had its way, at least one of the 20 national finalists in the ongoing Philippine leg of the Nissan GT Academy would be female. At present, every single one of the provisional top 20 participants is male."We really
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With dates and venues of next live events
Last weekend, Nissan Philippines held the second batch of qualifying sessions for the Nissan GT Academy at the Glorietta activity center in Makati. After a total of six live events so far, here are the provisional top 20 performers.Top 20 performers
Live events to resume this weekend
The first three dates for the Nissan GT Academy qualifiers in the Philippines were held last weekend. We already reported the results after two days. Here is the updated list of the top 20 performers (so far) after the third day.Top
PH leg of Nissan GT Academy kicks off
As we announced earlier this month, Nissan Philippines would officially kick off this weekend the local leg of the Nissan GT Academy with the first three dates for the qualifiers. (The rest of the dates are listed here.) If you wish to
GT-R race car crashed into spectators
At the very first race of the VLN endurance series held at the Nurburgring Nordscleife circuit on March 28, the Nissan GT-R race car driven by 2011 GT Academy winner Jann Mardenborough left the track and flew into the spectator area
Do you have what it takes?
We know you have been waiting for this since Nissan Philippines announced that it was officially bringing the Nissan GT Academy virtual-to-reality driver training program to the country.Just two weeks after it kicked off the Philippine leg of the
Read the story of Mexican Ricardo Sanchez
Motor racing is an expensive sport, which is why a career as a race car driver is often only a dream for those who aspire to be one--that is, unless you have rich parents who are willing to bankroll your racing
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