There's a starving genre known as the top-down racer. It's home to some of the all-time greats like Micro Machines, and some under-appreciated party games like Mashed (yes, totally serious, play with friends after/during beers).

It's also home, sort of, to Real World Racing, an indie title by Italian studio Playstos Entertainment. While it's got the top-down perspective of more playful games, it's also going for a realistic art style (complete with satellite-sourced tracks) and more serious handling of the cars.

Real World Racing is currently up for voting on Steam Greenlight. You can visit the game's official site below.

Real World Racing [Official Site, via Indie Games]