Angel Nieto Pole 500

Moby ID: 14367
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Angel Nieto Pole 500 is a motorcycle game based on the 500cc World Championship, starring the Spanish legend Angel Nieto (13 World Championship titles in the 50cc and 125cc classes between 1969 and 1984).

This game allows to choose between various number of game modes with the primary target to beat all rivals. Other available options include multiplayer, motorcycle characteristics, circuit or meteorology.

And then, in the World Championship you can choose another option: see the stats of your competitors (his times in the trainings, records and position in start line), also you can run the official training on each circuit to be placed on the best position to start the race.

The game includes 16 circuits in total (the official of this competition), you can try it by separate to train, but if you want to win the title you must to show your abilities in each one of them since the first. Another feature of Pole 500 is the possibility to run in training mode or Championship mode with 2 players simultaneously (in this case the screen will be sectioned horizontally).

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Ángel Nieto

Despite the game's title, Ángel Nieto never actually raced in the 500cc World Championsip, though he did win the Spanish championship in this class. His primary international success was in the 50cc and 125cc classes, though he also raced in 80cc (which was a direct replacement for the 50ccs) and in five 250cc races. He retired from racing in 1986, four years before the game was launched. He has subsequently been involved in team management, while his sons Angel Jr. and Pablo, and his nephew Fonsi, have also raced at world championship level.

Ángel Nieto died unexpectedly 3rd August, 2017 after his injuries from a quad accident the previous week took a turn for the worse. Nieto (70) had followed his sports resume with a popular career as a sports commentator.


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Kohler 86.

Amstrad PCW added by Rola. ZX Spectrum added by Kabushi.

Additional contributors: Martin Smith, Neville.

Game added August 14, 2004. Last modified February 22, 2023.