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2012-12-10 16:20:17

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An unemployed 29-year old mechanic from Plainfield, Ill., toppled 15 of North America's fastest virtual racers at the track to win Nissan GT Academy North America Season 2. Steve Doherty won a series of on- and off-track challenges designed to find out which of the top 16 Gran Turismo(® )virtual racers had what it takes to outdrive and outlast the others to earn a seat in a Nissan race car. (Photo:...

2012-11-02 15:20:39

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Antron Brown's outrageous Toyota Sequoia family dragster, known as "DragQuoia," captured Sony Computer Entertainment America's Gran Turismo(TM) Award for Best Truck or SUV at the 2012 SEMA Show. The Gran Turismo(TM) Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the automotive industry for SEMA show exhibitors, as selected by Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi. The 10th annual Gran Turismo(TM) Awards show was held last night in Las...

2012-11-02 07:20:57

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) hosted its tenth annual Gran Turismo® Awards at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show last night at the Rain Nightclub in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, with a headlining performance by Hip Hop icon Snoop Dogg. Celebrating continuing excellence and innovation in the automotive industry, the Gran Turismo Awards offers SEMA show exhibitors the opportunity to achieve...

2012-10-29 11:20:26

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan GT Academy is back for a second season, seeking to determine which of America's best Gran Turismo(®) video gamers has what it takes to become a professional racing driver. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080506/NISSANBADGELOGO) Nissan North America, in collaboration with Sony Computer Entertainment America and Polyphony Digital, is announcing the first of six episodes to air on SPIKE TV beginning Thursday, November 1 at...

2012-10-25 15:20:34

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced that Hip Hop Legend, Snoop Dogg, aka Snoop Lion, will headline its tenth annual Gran Turismo® Awards at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show at Rain Nightclub in The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on November 1, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121025/AQ00628) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020701/SFM066LOGO) The Gran Turismo(TM)...

2012-09-05 10:20:41

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Extraordinary automobiles heading to 2012 Supercar Invitational will travel courtesy of Gran Turismo (GT) Motorsports, America's leading transporter of luxury, exotic, vintage, and classic cars. Gran Turismo signed on to co-host the private race day when several clients registered for the day-long customer appreciation event organized by Leverage Media Group and other A-list partners. Supercar Invitational 2012 is a private event for...

2012-05-01 10:21:41

FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan North America (NNA) will again partner with Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA) and Polyphony Digital Inc. for a second season of the popular non-scripted TV series GT Academy in the U.S., airing on Spike TV network later this year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/CL98713LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080506/NISSANWORDMARKLOGO ) GT Academy challenges gamers and racing fans to compete in a...

2012-02-09 14:00:00

New Drivers, Teams and Updated Paint Schemes Join Popular Line of Building Toys Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 K´NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, is pleased to expand its officially licensed NASCAR- building toys product line with new building sets that let young race fans expand their high-speed world. Like the first K´NEX NASCAR building sets that debuted in early 2010, the new building sets include American made...

2011-09-29 15:24:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iRacing.com members have now driven over 380 million laps around the 50+ ultra-realistic virtual road and oval tracks since iRacing opened for business in the summer of 2008. 170 million of the 380 million laps were completed in the more than 30 racing series sanctioned by iRacing.com, which stages some 1,500 official races weekly including many in partnership with organizations such as NASCAR, IndyCar, GRAND-AM and the Super V8 series in...

2011-02-24 10:25:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It was standing room only in the Daytona media center this past Sunday afternoon when Trevor Bayne walked in following his dramatic win in the Daytona 500. But in the same room a year earlier, just a handful of people looked on as he drove an iRacing.com-powered simulator while Michael Waltrip talked him around Daytona International Speedway. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110224/NE54173 ) (Logo:...