Gamer to Real-Life Racer: GT Academy is back in Australia!
GT Academy has taken gamers and turned them into racing drivers who’ve competed all around the world, and now GT Academy is back in Australia. Want to go from gamer to real-life racer?
Simulators have been used for decades to train people in any skill that’s expensive or high risk in real life, most notably pilots of both military and civilian aircraft.
Today, top race outfits such as Formula 1 teams also rely on simulators to develop their cars, and drivers use them to learn tracks and even the car. But those simulators cost millions of dollars, a far cry from a simple Playstation or Xbox, a big-screen TV, a plastic race wheel and a camp chair. Can those cheap, simple sims be of any use at all in real life?
Here’s a hard right turn
And here’s acceleration:
And this shot is so much easier to get in a virtual world than the real world!!!
Not long to go before Round 1 closes!