Lucas Ordonez: the couch potato's hero

As Nissan gears up to launch the 2011 Nissan GT Championship - a racing competition conducted via Gran Turismo on the Playstation 3 - gamers who dream of a race drive need look no further than the winner of the inaugural competition for inspiration.

Spaniard Lucas Ordonez is preparing himself for his drive in this year's Le Mans 24-hour race after winning the first GT Academy in 2009.