2015 Nissan GT Academy Asia Champion – Jose Gerard Policarpio

Congratulations Jose Gerard Policarpio for winning the 2015 Nissan GT Academy Asia in Silverstone Circuit in England.

The Winner of 2015 GT Academy Asia Race Camp is Jose Gerard Policarpio of the Philippines! Welcome to Team NISMO! #RacingDriverFound

Posted by NISMO on Thursday, August 20, 2015

From Gamer to a Professional Race Car Driver – Jose Gerard “Joward” Policarpio had to qualify by playing Gran Turismo 6 on the PlayStation Console along with 5 other gamers from the Philippines. Then they were trained how to be a professional race car driver in Silverstone Racing Circuit in the United Kingdom and Joward beat other competitors from Asia to get a racing contract with Nissan and he will race in the Dubai 24-hour race next year.

Lotus F1 Race car driver Marlon Stockinger was one of his Mentors

Congratulations Joward Policarpio!

Know more at Nissan GT Academy: Virtual-To-Pro Racing Competition