GT Academy 2014 Introduction

The GT Academy is a driver discovery/development program started in 2008 through a collaboration between Gran Turismo and Nissan. Online qualifiers are held within Gran Turismo, and the top qualifiers are invited to National Finals in each participating country. Those who pass this final will then participate in a Race Camp held at Silverstone, UK, for the final selection. The final winner will undergo an intensive Driver Development Programme designed by Nissan, and will participate in races around the world as a professional driver.

GT Academy is coming back in 2014 as the 6th installment. The online qualification starts on 21 April whitin Gran Turismo 6, exclusively on PlayStation®3. We hope to see you online!

Please note that those who do not live in the participating countries below can still enjoy the contents of the online events, however they will not be included in the final selection process of the GT Academy 2014.

Online Event Schedule

8:00 (BST) April 21, 2014 until 07:59 (BST) June 16, 2014Round 1
8:00 (BST) May 5, 2014 until 07:59 (BST) June 16, 2014Round 2
8:00 (BST) May 19, 2014 until 07:59 (BST) June 16, 2014Round 3
8:00 (BST) June 2, 2014 until 07:59 (BST) June 16, 2014Round 4 (Final Qualification Round)

* You can start anytime before the end of Round 4.
* German GT Academy has a shorter period for Round 4 and will end on 07:59 (BST) June 9, 2014.

GT Academy 2014 Participating Territories

Region Group Territory Total No. Qualifiers to National Finals No. Qualifiers to National Finals from Online Event No. Qualifiers to Race Camp Race Camp Date
Europe France France 28 14 6 TBD
Italy Italy 28 14 6 TBD
UK UK 28 14 6 TBD
Russia Russia 28 14 6 TBD
Iberia Spain 14 7 3 TBD
Portugal 14 7 3 TBD
Benelux Holland 14 7 3 TBD
Belgium & Luxembourg 14 7 3 TBD
Pol/Czech/Swe Poland 9 5 2 TBD
Czech Republic 9 5 2 TBD
Sweden 9 5 2 TBD
Germany Germany Germany 28 14 12 TBD
International India India 28 14 6 TBD
Mexico Mexico 28 14 6 TBD
Thailand Thailand 28 14 6 TBD
Australia Australia 28 14 6 TBD
Middle East UAE 28 14 6 TBD
Saudi Arabia
North America US US 28 28 TBD TBD
Canada Canada 4 4 TBD TBD

*Images shown are from a pre-final English version of the game.

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