As if the final four minutes of this weekend’s Bathurst 12-Hour endurance race weren’t amazing enough — with Nissan’s NISMO team coming from third on the second last lap up to first to take out the race — did you know that most of the drivers on the team are gamers plucked from the world of Gran Turismo?
That’s right: Nissan’s GT Academy took now team drivers Wolfgang Reip and Florian Strauss from the digital tracks of Gran Turismo and turned them into steely-nerved racers.
This is some amazing racing footage. Get into it. [Jalopnik]