Here is a name for you. Jann Mardenborough. He’s 20 years old. He has no fear. And by God can he pedal..
GT Academy – it’s the automotive equivalent of X Factor or Britain’s Got Talent, but is proving rather more successful at finding ‘real’ talent. Inaugural champ, Lucas Ordoñez will drive for Nissan at Le Mans this year, whilst last year’s academy winner will start today’s British GT race from Nürburgring on pole position.
It’s become rather a contentious issue predicting just when we’re likely to see the public release of Gran Turismo 5. I remember sitting down with the Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) team back in 2008 discussing the launch of GT5 Prologue and figuring on a 12 month delay until the full-fat GT5 was in our hands.
Sony Computer Entertainment today lifted the lid on a fantasy racing car designed using technology and expertise from Red Bull Racing. The X1 Prototype, seen here in Hangar 7 at Salzburg Airport, is the answer to the question ‘What if you designed a racing car where its performance was not restricted by any sporting rules or regulation?’
We’ve seen several teaser shots of the collaboration between Polyphony Digital and Red Bull for Gran Turismo’s 5’s ultimate driving machine, and now the full car has been revealed in the latest issue of Car magazine (Issue 580).
Are you ready to invite all of your friends and family to support you during game-time?
Gentlemen (and ladies) start your engines! GT Academy comes to Indianapolis.
We’ve got the full gallery of screenshots from Gran Turismo 5.