DescriptionFord 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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- "Форд Чемпионат" -- Russian spelling
- "Ford Wyścigi" -- Polish title
- "Ford Racing 2001" -- Non US Windows title
Part of the Following Groups
- Automobile: Ford Fiesta
- Automobile: Ford Focus
- Automobile: Ford GT
- Automobile: Ford Mustang
- Ford Motor Company licensees
- Ford Racing series
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|GameZone||Jan 30, 2001||7 out of 10||70|
|PC Games (Germany)||Jan, 2000||62 out of 100||62|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Jan 28, 2000||62 out of 100||62|
|Gameguru Mania||Dec 18, 2000||3 out of 5||60|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Feb 28, 2001||57 out of 100||57|
|GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands)||Feb 02, 2000||55 out of 100||55|
|Gamesmania.de||Jan 14, 2000||55 out of 100||55|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Jan 30, 2001||50|
|PC Player (Germany)||Jan, 2000||47 out of 100||47|
|GameStar (Germany)||Jan, 2000||45 out of 100||45|
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Release historyThe 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.
Related Web Sites
- IGCD Internet Game Cars Database (Game page on IGCD, a database that tries to archive vehicles found in video games.)
- Wikipedia: Ford Racing (Information about Ford Racing at Wikipedia)