Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge
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Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge is a video game that was released in 1991 on the PC and was developed by Distinctive Software. It is a racing game featuring a career mode modeled after Mario Andrettis career. The objective is to earn enough money by winning races to enter and win the indy car series.
The game is a 3D racing game from the 1st perspective. Replays can be viewed from the 3rd persion perspective. The player starts with $20.000 and has to earn money by winning races to enter the higher series. The available series are Sprint Cars, Modified, Stock Cars, Prototypes, Formula 1 and Indy Cars. The games contains one car per series  and twelve race tracks  are included:
- Indianapolis Fairgrounds
- Ascot Park
- Nazareth Speedway
- Laguna Seca
- Monte Carlo
Compute! stated in 1992 that Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge "falls short of the ultimate racing simulation, but it does take us several laps in the right direction."Computer Gaming World noted in 1991 that "it is the first time aficionados have been able to 'feel' the difference in six different types of racing." PC Format gave a 65% rating.
- Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge at Mobygames.com
- Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge at Internet Game Cars Database
- May, Scott (February 1992). "Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge". Compute!. pp. 116–118. Retrieved 10 November 2013.
- May, Scott (February 1992). "Mario Andretti's Racing Challenge". Compute!. pp. 116–118. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
- "Supercharged Simulation" (PDF). Computer Gaming World. September 1991. pp. 98–100. Retrieved 2 December 2013.