Newman Haas Racing

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Critic Score User Score
PlayStation
80
3.9
Windows
62
3.7
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Description

Newman Haas Racing is a racing game developed in conjunction with the real-life Newman/Haas racing team. The game features 16 official drivers, cars and 11 tracks from the Indy Car series. The tracks include Houston (introduced in 1998), Laguna Seca Raceway, The Milwaukee Mile, Long Beach and more. The graphics engine is based upon Psygnosis' Formula One game. Commentary is provided by Indy car champion Danny Sullivan and Bob Varsha (ESPN).

There are 4 difficulty levels and 3 main game modes: Single Race, Challenge (the AI is adjusted according to your results) and a full season of racing. In multiplayer, players can go head-to-head in a split-screen mode.

Screenshots

Newman Haas Racing PlayStation Track Selection.
Newman Haas Racing Windows Messing up a corner often means smoke out of the tires.
Newman Haas Racing PlayStation Driver Selection.
Newman Haas Racing Windows Breaking into the first corner.

Alternate Titles

  • "Newman Haas Racing: An American indy car challenge" -- Tag-lined title

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Critic Reviews

Mega Fun PlayStation Mar, 1998 90 out of 100 90
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Apr, 1998 89 out of 100 89
PC Joker Windows Oct, 1998 81 out of 100 81
NowGamer PlayStation Apr 01, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
Game Revolution Windows Apr 04, 2006 B- 67
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun 04, 2004 B- 67
Power Play Windows Nov, 1998 63 out of 100 63
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 1998 62 out of 100 62
GameSpot Windows Mar 03, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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