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Aussie gamer wins real-life Nissan PlayStation GT Academy International

Australian Matthew Simmons has taken his virtual driving skills to a whole new reality, winning the 2015 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy and kickstarting a racing career.

By 13 August 2015

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Nissan PlayStation GT Academy hits Australia

Sony and Nissan give gamers a chance to go from virtual to reality.

By 27 February 2014

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A look at the GT Academy UK and Ireland Final: How do you go from gamer to racer?

Last year I was invited to watch a group of crack Gran Turismo players fight for a chance to get their foot in the motorsport door. This is what happened.

By 26 August 2013

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Gran Turismo 5 gamers compete for real-life racing job in GT Academy

CNET UK editor Rory Reid visits the Gran Turismo 5 academy at Silverstone.

By 17 June 2011

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Gran Turismo 5 gamers compete for real-life racing job in GT Academy

Crave went along to Silverstone to watch 16 Gran Turismo 5 addicts compete for the chance to win the right to drive a racing car for a professional team.

18 Images By 7 June 2011

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Q&A: Daniel Holland, GT Academy winner

Aussie student Daniel Holland will soon join contestants from around the world in a Silverstone training camp in a bid to make the transition from virtual racer to a real-life one. We caught up with him on how he got this far.

6 Images By 15 February 2010

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GT5 demo due 17 Dec, GT Academy open to Aussies

A single track demo of Gran Turismo 5 will be released on the PlayStation Network on Thursday, 17 December. For the first time, Aussie and Kiwi virtual racers will be eligible for the GT Academy competition that aims to convert a virtual racer into a real-world race champion.

By 8 December 2009

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GT Academy: Become a real-life racing driver with Nissan and Sony PlayStation

Fancy yourself as the next Lewis Hamilton? Yeah, us too, that's why our ears perked up like little meerkats when Nissan and Sony started a competition to let gamers become real racing drivers

By 5 December 2009

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Dallas Buyers Club smackdown, Stan expands and much, much more (Girt by CNET podcast 38)

This week the Girt by CNET team offer up a mixed lolly bag of tech news. From Wi-Fi Calling to Stan's new run of apps, from the Nissan GT Academy to Samsung's new phones, if you're after a hot take, we've got 'em.

By 14 August 2015

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Can you stay awake for the whole Le Mans 24-hour race?

Well...can you? I headed to the greatest motor race on Earth to see whether I could stay awake for the entire thing.

By 23 June 2015