The Downton Young Driver Academy (DYDA) is an academy for drivers who are supported by the Downton Virtual Grand Prix team in an attempt to find drivers suitable for potential future careers in the Virtual Grand Prix series.
The academy has a proven track record with it's first product Marcus Thunder making it to the Virtual Grand Prix series in a race seat for Downton themselves. He currently partners 2013 champion Nathaniel Powers. Thunder scored his first podium at the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix when he was on loan to Mathershaw Technology.
Graduated to Virtual Grand Prix
- Bold drivers still race in the Virtual Grand Prix.