GT Academy Founder Darren Cox on Democratizing Motorsport Talent

This week, GT Academy founder Darren Cox discusses the impact of the GT Academy in democratizing motorsport talent, two of the world’s most luxurious racing simulators go head-to-head and the latest competitive and general sim racing news and tech reviews. It’s all in this week’s Sim Racing Roundup on Motorsport Prospects.


From Sim Racing to the Real Thing

Gran Turismo

On a recent edition of the Move the Ball podcast, Darren Cox discusses his journey of innovation and disruption in the motorsport industry, from his role in establishing Nissan’s GT Academy to adapting his media company during COVID. The conversation delves into Cox’s early career aspirations, the strategic risk-taking in his professional journey, and the impact of the GT Academy in democratizing motorsport talent. Additionally, Cox shares insights on adapting to unforeseen challenges, such as pivoting his F1 media group during the pandemic, and the importance of pursuing one’s passions despite potential obstacles.

You can listen on Apple Podcasts here and Spotify here.


Competitive Sim Racing News

GT Academy Founder Darren Cox on Democratizing Motorsport Talent

Sim Racing Tech Roundup

Here is a roundup of the latest sim racing tech news, reviews, and recommendations from around the world

Sim Racing Roundup
We’re putting two of the world’s most luxurious racing simulators head-to-head: the ultra-premium $2 million Dynisma racing simulator against the more accessible $63,000 Prodrive model. Is the $2 million price tag justifiable? Join WIRED’s deep dive into the features, specifications, design, and performance of each simulator to find out which one reigns supreme.

General Sim Racing News

Sim Racing Roundup

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