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Karting has long been the accepted first step on the path to F1 for any motorsport hopeful, but another route could be emerging… Nismo – the motorsport division of Nissan – and Sony Playstation through Gran Turismo have been running the GT Academy since 2008, searching for gamers who could become real-life racing drivers. In 2011, Jann Mardenborough became the first British winner of the Academy and soon progressed in to single-seaters. After a year in F3 in 2013, Mardenborough is competing in the GP3 Series this season supporting numerous F1 events, winning the sprint race at Hockenheim in July. Currently ninth overall in the standings, Mardenborough remains involved with the GT...
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