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Italian-born Mario Andretti is one of the most successful racing drivers in the US scene, and five of his relatives have also raced professionally. This game allows you to sample Indy cars, stock cars and sprint cars, all of which have been graced by Andrettis. The physics are customized to each of these, so expect sprint cars to slide around on the dirt tracks, and the slipstream effect is detectable.

There are 27 computer-controlled cars with individual profiles, and 8 cars to choose from in each race, with varying engine, grip, brakes and pit crew standards. You can view the action either from behind the car, or from the nose. In longer races you must monitor the pit strategy, with the options of a splash 'n' dash stop if your tires are still fine.


Mario Andretti Racing Genesis Full screen view (nose tip).
Mario Andretti Racing Genesis Racing with Andretti tips.
Mario Andretti Racing Genesis Main menu.
Mario Andretti Racing Genesis Split screen view (chase cam and track map).

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GamePro (US) Aug, 1994 4.5 out of 5 90
Sega Force Aug 10, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Game Players Jul, 1994 77 out of 100 77
TodoSega May, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Sega-16.com Nov 08, 2010 7 out of 10 70
High Score Sep, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Interface 1994 60 out of 100 60
Mega Fun Jul, 1994 58 out of 100 58
Play Time Aug, 1994 58 out of 100 58
Mean Machines Sep, 1994 33 out of 100 33


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