Once again, racing drivers who cut their teeth on Gran Turismo's GT Academy have shown how much ass they can kick when they swap the PlayStation controller for a steering wheel. An all-gamer team took the podium at this weekend's Spa 24 Hours.
This year's edition of the GT Academy, a long-running competition that has now been turned into a TV show, is in a bit of a mess after so many people were caught cheating the last round was called off.
In December 2009, a special version of Gran Turismo hit the PS3 as a download. The twenty fastest drivers then competed for a chance to enter the GT Academy bootcamp. Only two were selected. And now one has won.
North America, Japan, this doesn't apply to you. But Europe? Pay attention. Sony have provided the first real details on their Gran Turismo/Nissan academy program. Which, to recap, is a GT5: Prologue competition, where the fastest online racers are not only given the chance to race a real 350Z around the Eiger…