GT Academy 2015 Introduction

The GT Academy is a driver discovery/development program started in 2008 through a collaboration between Gran Turismo and Nissan.

The first stage consists of online qualifiers organised within Gran Turismo. The top qualifiers will then be invited to participate in National Final events held in each eligible country. Those who win the National Finals in each of the European, Asian and International regions will then participate in a Race Camp held at famous locations (such as Silverstone, UK) for the final selection of their region. The final winner of the region will then undergo an intensive Driver Development Programme designed by Nissan and will be given an opportunity to participate in the Dubai 24 Hours race held in January 2016.

The 7th edition of GT Academy will start its online qualifiers from 21 April 2015 within 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 listed below can still enjoy the content of the online events, however they will not be included in the final selection process.

Online Event Schedule

8:00 (BST) 21 April 2015 until 07:59 (BST) 16 June 2015Round 1
8:00 (BST) 05 May 2015 until 07:59 (BST) 16 June 2015Round 2
8:00 (BST) 19 May 2015 until 07:59 (BST) 16 June 2015Round 3
8:00 (BST) 02 June 2015 until 07:59 (BST) 16 June 2015Round 4 (Final Qualification Round)

* You can start any time before the end of Round 4.

How to participate in the online qualifiers

Launch Gran Turismo 6 on PlayStation®3 and select the [GT Academy 2015] option within the [SPECIAL EVENTS] section of "My Home" screen, available during the online qualification period. Please note that you need to update Gran Turismo 6 to the latest version by connecting your PlayStation®3 online.

GT Academy 2015 Participating Territories

Region Group Territory No. Qualifiers from Online Event No. Qualifiers from Live Events No. Qualifiers to Race Camp
GT Academy Europe France France 4 4 8
Italy Italy 4 4 8
UK UK 4 4 8
Germany Germany 4 4 8
Iberia Spain 2 2 4
Portugal 2 2 4
Benelux Holland 2 2 4
Belgium & Luxembourg 2 2 4
CEE Poland 2 2 4
Hungary 1 1 2
Czech Republic 1 1 2
GT Academy Asia India India 10 10 6
Japan Japan 16 4 6
Thailand Thailand 10 10 6
Philippines Philippines - 20 6
Indonesia Indonesia 10 10 6
GT Academy International Turkey Turkey 10 10 6
Australia Australia 10 10 6
North Africa Egypt
- 20 3
USA USA 20 - 6
(Mexico) (Mexico) Coming Soon Coming Soon Coming Soon

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

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