Fourth Season of Nissan GT Academy Premieres Tonight
Update: You can check out the first episode, “Virtual to Reality,” below:
Tonight marks the start of the fourth season of Nissan GT Academy, which premieres at 11:30 pm ET on Spike TV. The six-episode season will chronicle the quest of 12 contestants to translate their skills in Gran Turismo®6 on the PlayStation®3 into a real-world contract as a member of the NISMO team.
The show will be hosted by former NFL star Dhani Jones and feature judges that include Danny Sullivan, Boris Said, and Rob Barff.
In three previous seasons, Nissan GT Academy has been watched by more than a million fans around the globe and
“The partnership with PlayStation and Silverstone has been a great outlet for Nissan to share its performance-car capabilities with a young demographic,” said Jeremy Tucker, vice president, Marketing Communications and Media, Nissan North America. “Bryan (Heitkotter, 2011 winner), Steve (Doherty, 2012 winner), and Nick (McMillen, 2013 winner) have represented Nissan well, and I look forward to adding another capable driver to the Nissan and NISMO team.”
Global GT Academy winners, from Lucas Ordoñez to Jann Mardenborough, have gone on to enjoy success in a number of prestigious races—such as Le Mans and the Nurburgring 24 Hour—as NISMO athletes.
Check http://www.spike.com/shows/nissan-gt-academy for more details, and be sure to check your local listings for availability.