Expert Gran Turismo Players Dominate At Actual Racing, Again

Once again, racing drivers who cut their teeth on Gran Turismo's GT Academy have shown how much ass they can kick when they swap the PlayStation controller for a steering wheel. An all-gamer team took the podium at this weekend's Spa 24 Hours. » 7/29/13 10:40am 7/29/13 10:40am

Gran Turismo Gamer Will Race This Insane DeltaWing Car In The U.S.

Don't look now, but two of our favorite recent motorsports stories are combining into one peanut butter/chocolate mecha of total dominance. Nissan just announced the DeltaWing race car will compete in the U.S. under command of none other than Gran Turismo Academy racer Lucas Ordoñez later this year. » 9/17/12 3:00pm 9/17/12 3:00pm

Video gamer takes second in real race

It was a long day for Nissan Signatech racing, and a longer one for Lucas Ordoñez, the "digital kid" who won Nissan's first GT Academy. The team's inaugural 12 Hours of Sebring culminated in a nail-biter of a second-place finish. [UPDATE]
» 3/19/11 10:31pm 3/19/11 10:31pm

Videogame hot shoe to race in real 24 Hours of Le Mans

Lucas Ordoñez won the first GT Academy time-trial contest, giving the gamer-racer his start in the FIA GT4 series. Now he's signed to Team Signatech Nissan, and will compete in the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans. Mind-blowing. » 3/03/11 11:00am 3/03/11 11:00am