F1 Career Challenge

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Description

F1 Challenge '99-'02 spans four entire championship seasons and features accurate team, vehicle, and driver data for each.

Across the four racing seasons, F1 Challenge '99-'02 features 14 different teams, 44 different vehicles, and 17 of the world's most famous racing circuits--some of which have slightly different configurations, depending on the year. The level of detail on the visuals looks to be second to none, with each circuit boasting its own real-life structures, bumps in the track, motion-captured pit crews, animated grid girls, and planes and helicopters in the sky above.

The cars in the game feature realistic driving physics and damage models that take into account the materials that the various components are made of. Fortunately, players have access to the same kind of data telemetry that real drivers and their teams do, so it should be possible to devise car setups that are appropriate for each circuit and so minimize the chances of crashing.

Screenshots

F1 Career Challenge Windows Top-down view
F1 Career Challenge Windows Spin
F1 Career Challenge Windows View from back wing
F1 Career Challenge Windows Jordan

Alternate Titles

  • "F1 Challenge '99-'02" -- PC Title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpy Windows Aug 28, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Armchair Empire, The Windows Sep 28, 2003 8.6 out of 10 86
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun 13, 2003 84 out of 100 84
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jul, 2003 81 out of 100 81
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Jul 15, 2003 16 out of 20 80
UOL Jogos Windows Jul 18, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de GameCube Jul 10, 2003 77 out of 100 77
IGN PlayStation 2 Jun 27, 2003 7.4 out of 10 74
XBox-Zone Xbox Jul 30, 2003 69 out of 100 69
X-Power Xbox Sep 14, 2003 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Cover

The F1 pilot on the game's front cover is the Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya, who has great popularity among US racing fans, and was successful in F1 in that time.

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