Summary: Are you ready to careen around the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a hand-built 1960s speed machine that hits speeds of nearly 180 mph, yet rides only 7 inches off the ground? Can you survive a moving minefield of crashes, spinning cars, rolling tires, oil slicks and 32 rivals competing for the perfect racing line?
Excerpt: Hello and welcome to the 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500. You are watching ABC. We are about to get underway here on a beautiful Memorial Day in the capital city of Indiana. Here we go. And they're off! Wait, number 16 appears to be having engine problems. His car is not starting. Horrible news for this racer. And at turn one we have a crash! Tires are flying into the stands, cars are flipping over and... Oh no, we have a burst of flames in the grass.
“Indianapolis 500 Legends” recalls racing’s greatest era
10 February 2008
Conclusion: But “Legends” targets the time period and the event as much as the experience. Anyone can spin around a digital track for hours, but only “Legends” lets gamers do it as the alter egos of such legendary drivers as Brabham, Clark and Foyt, testing their mettle in the same experiences those guys survived.
Excerpt: Name: Indianapolis 500 Legends Genre: Racing Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS (Reviewed on Wii) It recently came to my attention that, for the most part, the Wii is a barren wasteland for racing games. With the exception of Excite Truck there has yet to be a successful or even fun game in the genre to hit the system.