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Portugese student wins GT Academy 2013

Miguel Faisca, a 24-year-old student from Lisbon, Portugal

Sony has announced the winner of the GT Academy 2013 competition as 24-year-old Miguel Faisca.

A student from Lisbon, Portugal, Faisca will now be entered into an advanced Driver Development Programme with the GT Academy team and Nissan's racing division, with a view to competing in a full racing season in a Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 next year.


Following online knockout tournaments in the GT6 demo, 42 European gamers traveled to Silverstone for the final challenges in real Nissan racing cars.

Sony will air the latest season of the GT Academy TV show 'soon'.

The latest game in the series, Gran Turismo 6, will be released on December 6 on the PS3.

According to series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, a next-generation Gran Turismo 7 will arrive on PlayStation 4 "in about a year or two".