Nissan PlayStation GT Academy has witnessed promising racing aspirants in both Delhi and Mumbai, with the latter topping the leaderboard thus far. This internationally recognized driver discovery programme will complete qualifying rounds in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai by June 2014 before finalizing the quickest 14 lap times that emerge out of all five cities in contention for the first Indian edition of GT Academy.
Launched in India in February this year, over 2000 aspiring racers have already participated in GT Academy’s qualifying rounds. The most recent qualifying round was held in Mumbai between March 20-13 and here is the most updated leaderboard post this round, until the Hyderabad round completes on April 20, 2014.
NISSAN PLAYSTATION GT ACADEMY LEADERBOARD
Saminder Singh Saan
Bharat Dilip Gopal
Anmol Singh Sahil
Rachit Kamal Dogra
Leon Lhendup Wangdi
Mr. Kenichiro Yomura, President Nissan India operations, “We are delighted to have launched GT Academy in India. The programme is reinforcing the commitment of growing the Nissan brand in India. GT Academy really proves that Nissan stands for innovation and excitement for everyone.”
Mr. Atindriya Bose, Country Head, PlayStation India added, “The partnership with Nissan allows us to offer a combination of the virtual and real life experience of racing one’s dream car on one of the world’s most coveted circuits. The programme will test the racing acumen of enthusiasts on PlayStation GT6 racing simulators that focus on a high-end simulated driving experience. At Delhi and Mumbai, we have already witnessed a furor of excitement amongst gamers and racers and I’m sure in Hyderabad, it’s going to go to the next level. We expect this to be a tough challenge.”