Can NASCAR Kart Racing raise the bar previously set by Mario Kart Wii?
Mario Kart Wii has been on the market for over a year now and is regarded by many as the best racer on the platform. Due to its success it’s no surprise that some developers have tried to make their own clone of the game. While many of those clones have ended up pitifully, Electronic Arts’ recent NASCAR effort has finally..
About The Game
Designed exclusively for the Wii, NASCAR Kart Racing enables all players, from hardcore to casual, to experience NASCAR in a brand new way.
Grab the steering wheel as a famed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and speed through treacherous landscapes, wind around rocky cliffs, jump rivers and dodge falling boulders. Up to four players can go head-to-head, via split screen, in a mad dash to the checkered flag, making NASCAR Kart Racing an ideal game to play with family and friends.
Make a pit stop at your local retailer to pick up NASCAR Kart Racing and enjoy the thrill of racing as three-time consecutive Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson or choose from 13 additional NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers. Strategy is key when choosing a driver and a teammate, as each driver has personal attributes that will determine how the team will perform on a course. Teams that work together win championships!
Licensed NASCAR Drivers:
- Jeff Burton • Jimmie Johnson
- Kyle Busch • Kasey Kahne
- Dale Earnhardt, Jr. • Matt Kenseth
- Carl Edwards • Joey Logano (Unlockable w/purchase at GameStop)
- Jeff Gordon • Elliott Sadler
- Denny Hamlin • Tony Stewart
- Kevin Harvick • Unlockable Mystery Driver
In addition to the 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers, NASCAR Kart Racing players can take the wheel as one of 10 original animated characters known as “Outsiders”. Hit the off-road courses or take these “Outsiders” for a spin around classic NASCAR tracks. Each “Outsider” hails from a racing background outside of NASCAR, providing a unique twist to the NASCAR Kart Racing experience.
- Billy Backfire • “Shakes” McDaniel
- Bobby Backfire • “Thriller” Tadwell
- Kelly Kates • Monica Torres
- Linda Leadbetter • Luke Trigger
- Maurice L’éclair • Terri Winsome
The courses in NASCAR Kart Racing feature a vast range of exhilarating terrain. Experience 24 entertaining race layouts that wrap through deserts, freeways, back roads, canyons, junkyards and more. Drivers will also push the pedal to the metal inside and around four popular NASCAR tracks: Daytona International Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, Dover International Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway. Each track in NASCAR Kart Racing can be reversed to provide two unique racing experiences.