1001 Video Games
Colin McRae: Dirt
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
This was the last game Colin McRae
was involved in before his tragic death on September 15th, 2007 when a helicopter he was piloting crashed, killing all on board, including McRae, his son, and a friend of the family and his son.
- 2007 – PC Sports/Racing Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
- GameStar (Germany)
- March 28, 2008 - Best PC Racing/Sports Game in 2007