The top-down racing isn't exactly what you might expect after playing Forza or something, but it is surprisingly addictive. Learning the course becomes more important than just braking correctly, as you practice for several days before qualifying and the big race. Also, each race earns you money which can go to buying yourself houses and cars. You can even drive the cars on the racing track, which gives you a reason to try and get them all. The game becomes more about you than just how fast your car goes.