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Castrol Honda Superbike World Champions

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
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4.0
Windows
77
3.5
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Description

This licensed motorcycle game lets you take control of the Honda RVF-RC45. You can try to go through the whole World Championship or just take one race at the time.

Each of the ten tracks can be played in three parts, practice, qualification and the real race. The tracks range from closed-circuit Grand Prix style race tracks to street race in Britain and Japan among others.

To make it suitable for both arcade and simulation fans much of the realism can be tuned up or down. It's not only about the races, but you will also get to tweak your bike.

For those who want to play against others, you can compete against five other players over a network or one player splitscreen.

Screenshots

Castrol Honda Superbike World Champions Windows Start up in the city
Castrol Honda Superbike World Champions Windows A farm
Castrol Honda Superbike World Champions Windows Ready to race?
Castrol Honda Superbike World Champions Windows Beautiful environments in southern Europe

Alternate Titles

  • "Castrol Honda World Superbike Team: Superbike Racing" -- PlayStation title

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited Windows Sep, 1998 9 out of 10 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Sep, 1998 81 out of 100 81
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Oct, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamesmania Windows 1998 80 out of 100 80
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jul, 1998 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Windows Jul, 1998 76 out of 100 76
IGN Windows Sep 01, 1998 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jul, 1998 69 out of 100 69
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jun 08, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
NowGamer PlayStation Apr 30, 1999 4.2 out of 10 42

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Trivia

Title

The title refers to the achievement of American rider John Kocinski in winning the 1997 World Superbike Championship on a Castrol Honda. His countryman Colin Edwards also won the title for the team in 2000 and 2002. On top of this success, in 1996, 1998 (both Aaron Slight) and 2001 (Edwards) the team had a rider finish 2nd overall in the series. The team disbanded after 2002 as Honda concentrated fully on the MotoGP series, however the Dutch privateer Ten Kate team returned the brand to World Superbikes and later gained Honda Europe's backing and sponsorship from Castrol.

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