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Newman Haas Racing

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MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
77
3.9
Windows
60
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 Windows Setting up a race. You can choose between 11 circuits, including a test track.
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 PlayStation The Pit Crew in action.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Absolute Playstation PlayStation Apr, 1998 89 out of 100 89
NowGamer PlayStation Apr 01, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec, 1998 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot PlayStation May 06, 1998 7.3 out of 10 73
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 68 out of 100 68
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
GameSpot Windows Mar 03, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jan, 1999 54 out of 100 54

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