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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 Windows Christian Fittipaldi wins at the Emerson Fittipaldi Speedway.
Newman Haas Racing Windows On the pit lane, just about to start the practice session.
Newman Haas Racing Windows Setting up a race. You can choose between 11 circuits, including a test track.
Newman Haas Racing Windows Each race starts with a Free Practice.

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Absolute Playstation PlayStation Apr, 1998 89 out of 100 89
IGN PlayStation Apr 13, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov 30, 1998 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot PlayStation May 06, 1998 7.3 out of 10 73
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun 04, 2004 B- 67
Game Revolution Windows Apr 04, 2006 B- 67
GameStar (Germany) Windows Nov, 1998 62 out of 100 62
GameSpot Windows Mar 03, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jan, 1999 54 out of 100 54
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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