Gran Turismo Gamer Wins Real Race In First Season

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Ever wonder if the skills we obtain while playing games actually ever cross over into the real world?

Well, the first real proof may have just arisen with this story of the winner of Nissan and Sony’s Gran Turismo Academy name Lucas Ordonez who won himself the chance to become a real race driver and has won a race in only his first season of real racing.

Maybe he is just really talented but one cannot deny that it us quite incredible for a gamer who was never a real race driver actually won a race against other seasoned drivers.

Check out the video that shows the event after the jump.

Source: GT Planet via Prophecy Forums

[Thanks to Sybawoods for the ip]

Last Updated: September 2, 2009

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Nick De Bruyne

Video games writer, editor and critic since '08. Living and breathing video games, movies and cars since the 80s. Follow me on Twitter if you love tons of gaming talk, and @pennyworthrevs for fun stuff and links.

  • Shit, maybe Jack Thompson was right!
    Games are training simulators, and FPS’s will train you to murder!

    Ban videogames! Ban this sick filth!

  • MaxiViper

    Thats not fair

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