A few months ago, Nissan announced that its very successful GT Academy is back for a second season. The competition’s main purpose is to find out which of America’s best Gran Turismo video gamers has what it takes to become a professional racecar driver.

The first episode aired on Spike TV on Thursday, November 1st and every following Thursday night a new episode arrived. Each episode tries to capture every challenge and all of the human drama of a very intense week. At the end of each episode, competitors’ performances are evaluated and critiqued by pro racers Danny Sullivan, Maryeve Dufault and Boris Said. Those who fail to impress them will go home.

The winner of the GT Academy will receive intensive professional racing training that will help him earn his international competition license. For your convenience, we have posted all five episodes right here. Enjoy!

Click past the jump to see the remaining four episodes.

Nissan’s GT Academy 2012 - Episode 2

Nissan’s GT Academy 2012 - Episode 3

Nissan’s GT Academy 2012 - Episode 4

Nissan’s GT Academy 2012 - Episode 5

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