Who says playing video games doesn't have any practical applications in the real world?
So, racing fans have been sitting around for five years, hearing the occasional Gran Turismo update, taking it in and then just filing it away. It's almost as though we became conditioned to think of Gran Turismo 5 as nothing more than a concept, a vision with no end product.
If you're really good at the Madden NFL video game, chances are that won't really equate into you becoming a professional football player. But when it comes to Gran Turismo and professional racing, that's a different story.