Nintendo Wii exclusive ‘NASCAR Kart Racing’ revealed

Electronic Arts announced today that NASCAR Kart Racing, the first and only NASCAR racing title available for the Wii, will ship to retailers in North America on February 10, 2009, just in time for the Daytona 500 and the official start of the 2009 NASCAR season.

Designed exclusively for the Wii, NASCAR Kart Racing enables up to four players to go head-to-head, via split screen, in a free-for-all mad dash across the finished line.

Race as three-time consecutive Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson or choose from 13 additional NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers. Players can also compete as one of 10 original animated characters. Each driver has personal attributes that will determine how the kart will perform on a course.

Licensed NASCAR Drivers:

Jeff Burton
Kevin Harvick
Kyle Busch
Jimmie Johnson
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Kasey Kahne
Carl Edwards
Matt Kenseth
Jeff Gordon
Elliot Sadler
Denny Hamlin
Tony Stewart
*Two Unlockable Mystery Drivers*

NASCAR Kart Racing features 24 race layouts that wrap through deserts, freeways, back roads, canyons, junkyards and more. Drivers will also race through areas surrounding four popular NASCAR tracks: Daytona International Speedway, Talladega Superspeedway, Dover International Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway.

In NASCAR Kart Racing you will compete in 13 series against featured drivers from different racing backgrounds. Defeat the rivals of each series to unlock new courses, drivers, game modes and the next series. Beat all of the events at a track and you will receive a track sponsorship complete with billboards featuring your driver’s face.

Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.

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