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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.


Newman Haas Racing Windows Driver Select gives you the chance to read some brief bios on the 16 drivers featured in the game.
Newman Haas Racing Windows Christian Fittipaldi wins at the Emerson Fittipaldi Speedway.
Newman Haas Racing Windows Entering the pits.
Newman Haas Racing Windows Breaking into the first corner.

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

PC Joker Oct, 1998 81 out of 100 81
Gameplay (Benelux) Nov 30, 1998 75 out of 100 75
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 7.2 out of 10 72
PC Games (Germany) Dec, 1998 68 out of 100 68
Game Revolution Apr 04, 2006 B- 67
Power Play Nov, 1998 63 out of 100 63
GameStar (Germany) Nov, 1998 62 out of 100 62
GameSpot Mar 03, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
PC Player (Germany) Jan, 1999 54 out of 100 54
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Apr, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20


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vedder (47249) added Newman Haas Racing (Windows) on Oct 19, 2008
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