- GT Academy Commercial Director Andy Reynolds
has shared a review this weekend of GT Academy 2010 PS3: day one at Silverstone.
To quote: In December 2009 over 1.4m people attempted to make it to the final event of the ultimate racing prize. After hundreds of virtual laps our competitors beat all-comers to make the final 18 putting it all on the line for real.
Our competitors entered the world-famous Silverstone track full of nerves and excitement - they had no idea what was about to happen to them, but they all knew that they had to be determined, motivated and extremely fast.
On the first morning they received their first briefing from the Judges. Our Judges Eddie Jordan, Johnny Herbert, Sabine Schmitz and Head of Driving, Rob Barff will be putting all of them through their paces. They want to see only the greatest talent make it through each day for the overall prize of GT Academy 2010 Champion and become a professional racing driver.
After the briefing, they were put through a truly punishing fitness test put together by UK Marines and on-track Doctor's. From endurance running, press-up's, chin-up's to sit-up's. This wasn't just proving to the Judge's that you were fit enough to take part but the first competitive event.
The Fitness Test threw...