Nissan and PlayStation GT Academy India challenge Winners Revealed

Nissan India winners

It was a tough competition but six winners have been announced by Nissan who will travel to Silverstone in the United Kingdom to represent India at the International Race Camp.

The qualifying rounds lasted for 5 months and among 5000 competitors these six gamers have come to the top in the national qualifying round of Nissan GT Academy held in Jaipur, where they competed against 28 regional finalists.

They also drove a real Nissan Micra and the company thoroughly tested their mental and physical tests. The winners were selected based on their overall performance and they will now go to the UK to compete with players from Thailand, Mexico, Australia and the Middle East. The winner has the chance of becoming a professional race driver.

The namers of the winners are:

  • Abhinav Bhatt – New Delhi
  • Abhinay Bikkani – Bangalore
  • Prakash Nair – Trivandrum
  • Akshay Gupta – Mumbai
  • Glen Ivan Suchitha – Bangalore
  • Karl Patel – Mumbai

Mr. Kenichiro Yomura, president of Nissan India operations had this to say: “Our aim was to reach out to the people of India, find local motor racing talent and give them the chance to compete at the highest levels of motorsport. Motor racing is becoming more and more popular.

“With the innovative GT Academy Nissan has put the excitement of racing on the track within reach of everybody in India, if they have the talent and determination to succeed. Congratulations to the six winners and I am eager to see them competing with other challengers from other countries at Silverstone.”

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