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Nissan GT Academy final race to be streamed live

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Text: Vince Pornelos / Photos: Nissan GT Academy | posted October 26, 2016 16:58

Cheer on Team Philippines at the Nissan GT Academy Finals

For the last week, Nissan's Philippine contingent to the UK have been competing in the many different challenges of Nissan GT Academy International. This year, the competition includes Mexico, Indonesia, Australia, North Africa (Algeria, Egypt and Morocco), Thailand and the Philippines.

The six Filipino competitors namely Elysse Menorca, Jan Millard Lacuna, Richard Dean Jose, Mervin John Mallen, Kim Jiger Chong and Quattro Adriano have all faced the difficulties of GT Academy International's race camp. Elysse, Jan, Kim Jiger and Mervin have all been eliminated at various stages of the event, with only Quattro and Dean remaining today; the culmination of Nissan GT Academy.

GT Academy instructors guiding the aspirant racing drivers

After one more elimination, only one Filipino driver will remain to compete and race wheel to wheel at the finale that is set to take place later today at the International configuration of the Silverstone Circuit, utilizing racing versions of the Nissan 370Z, and Nissan will live time the event.

In the 2015 edition of Nissan GT Academy Asia, the Philippines took the top spot at the final race.

The six Philippine finalists gunning for 2016 GT Academy

To catch the live timing and cheer on Team Philippines, click here.

The finale race will start at 9:45PM Philippine time (2:45PM GMT).

UPDATE: The link sent was for live timing, not live streaming.