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Ford Racing (PlayStation)

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Description

Ford Racing is similar gameplay-wise to Need 4 Speed: Porsche Unleashed, with the obvious difference of controlling Ford cars instead of Porsche. There are eight versions of each vehicle; two 97 models, two 98 models, two 99 models, and two 2000 models. Each model varies in performance, the slowest being the 97 models and the fastest being the 2000 models.

The player can compete in single-player mode where he gets to choose the cars and tracks freely if unlocked in the second game mode, the career mode, which is more ambitious. Here the player takes the role of a low ranked driver, starting with slower cars and paving his way to the top. Also in the career mode it is possible to upgrade the tires, suspension, transmission, brakes, and engine of the car, as well as reduce its weight.

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There are 10 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Форд Чемпионат" -- Russian spelling
  • "Ford Wyścigi" -- Polish title
  • "Ford Racing 2001" -- Non US Windows title

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The Press Says

GameZone Mar 12, 2001 9.4 out of 10 94
Power Unlimited Apr, 2001 77 out of 100 77
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 26, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Mar 08, 2001 4.9 out of 10 49
IGN Apr 05, 2001 4.3 out of 10 43
Super Play Oct, 2001 4 out of 10 40

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Release history

The PC version of this game was initially released in 1999 in Europe as Ford Racing and was not received very well. A year later an improved version with new camera angles (including in-car view) was released in the U.S. Subsequently this updated PC version of the game was published outside the U.S. as Ford Racing 2001.

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Adam Baratz (1350) added Ford Racing (PlayStation) on Apr 13, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (32025) and コナン (76898)