Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge

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Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge
Michael Andrett's Indy Car Challenge
Japanese cover art
Developer(s) Bullet Proof Software
Publisher(s) Bullet Proof Software[2]
Composer(s) Takane Ohkubo
Platform(s) Super Famicom/Super NES
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Arcade-style racing[1]
Mode(s) Single-player
Multiplayer (up to 2 players)

Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge (マイケル・アンドレッティ インディーカーチャレンジ?)[3] is an arcade-style racing video game that is sponsored by Michael Andretti.[4] It was released exclusively for the Super Famicom/SNES in North America and Japan.


The game features Champ Car (now called IndyCar) action.[4] There are many modes of play including single race, season mode, and the option to disable the sound and/or music. One or two players can join in on the action.

Each track features its own hints in a section called "Michael's Advice". The game is roughly based on the 1994 CART World Series season and the viewpoint is from a third-person perspective.[4] It is possible for the expert player to achieve a speed of 251 miles per hour or 404 kilometres per hour at the level that is supposed to represent the 1994 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.[5] Lap times in this game are noticeably slower than in real life. For example, an experienced player can do a lap at the Indianapolis race in almost 43 seconds.[5] Meanwhile, the lap record for the Indianapolis 500 was set at 38 seconds by former American IndyCar driver Eddie Cheever during the 1996 Indianapolis 500.

Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 2.5/5 stars
GamePro 4/5 stars


  1. ^ a b c d "Release information". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2008-06-04. 
  2. ^ "Michael Andretti's Indy Car Challenge". super-famicom.jp. Retrieved 2014-04-19. 
  3. ^ "Japanese title". SuperFamicom.org. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  4. ^ a b c "Basic game overview". MobyGames. Retrieved 2011-02-21. 
  5. ^ a b "Fastest lap for Indianapolis Motor Speedway/fastest straightaway speed". GameFAQs (VinnyVideo). Retrieved 2012-03-28.