GT Academy: Getting in the game

GT Academy: Getting in the game

If your dad's not a millionaire, you don't have a sponsor, or you haven't got a karting background, that doesn't necessarily mean the dream is over. Sam Tremayne investigates Nissan's GT Academy to find out how it is turning gamers into racers

There has never been a perfect system to judging talent. The vagaries of even defining ability, not to mention the myriad factors which both determine and limit it, make the process of unearthing the next big thing an inexact minefield.

That said, being the first to discover new talent retains an almost mythical allure. And as sport has continued to evolve, so too has the way talent can be judged.

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