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GT Academy 2013 has a winner: Miguel Faisca from Lisbon, Portugal

Friday, 13th September 2013 21:46 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The winner of GT Academy 2013 has been announced as Miguel Faisca, a 24-year-old student from Lisbon, Portugal. Faisca will now join the Driver Development Program headed up by the GT Academy team and Nissan, in advance of a full racing season in a Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 next year. He’ll also become an ambassador for Gran Turismo. Faisca beat out 42 European gamers who descended upon Silverstone to put the skilled they learned playing Gran Turismo to test behind the wheel of Nissan racing cars. Mentors and judges included former F1 drivers Johnny Herbert, René Arnoux, Stefan Johansson and Tonio Liuzzi. Gran Turismo 6 releases on PS3 December 6.

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3 Comments

  1. TF_PtMaster

    Muitos Parabéns Miguel e boa sorte na academia!!!!

    #1 1 year ago
  2. MadFingerz

    Parabéns Miguel :)

    Funny coincidence, his last name means “spark” in Portuguese and it’s also the name of Cars’ Lightning McQueen in the Portuguese dub.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. bakum4tsu

    Congratz from Portugal! Parabéns! :D

    #3 1 year ago

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