Test your managerial skills with Racing Manager 2014 – the most in-depth racing team management simulation to date! Assume control of one of the pre-defined teams or create your very own and prepare to storm the ranks of the racing world.
User reviews: Very Negative (173 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 6, 2013
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Test your managerial skills with Racing Manager 2014 – the most in-depth racing team management simulation to date!

Assume control of one of the pre-defined teams or create your very own and prepare to storm the ranks of the racing world. Hire drivers, mechanics, engineers and designers, put each of them in the perfect position and decide which training sessions are best for your drivers.

Design the ideal race car, buy spare parts, sign contracts with engine manufacturers, give your ride a paint job and plaster it with decals from the best advertisement contracts you can find. Racing Manager 2014 also features an extensive research system. Put your designer team to the test on a tech tree of over 100 projects or use the espionage feature to snatch new technologies from your competitors.

When it’s time to race, define and refine your race strategy, plan pit stops, manage fuel and tire pressure and listen to your drivers’ feedback to gain the upper hand and move one step closer to your ultimate goal: to win the World Championship!

  • Extensive editor – Create your very own drivers with skills, strengths and weaknesses and build a new racing team with unique starting technologies and abilities
  • Tech tree – Research more than 100 new car technologies using an extensive technology tree
  • Team members – Hire and train engineers, mechanics, drivers and designers and utilize team dynamics to make the best use of your crew
  • Team building – Expand your team ground, build different structures including a wind tunnel or a fitness center
  • Private life – Show your success by buying sports cars, buying a yacht or a villa
  • Car setup – Tailor a car setup for each track and driver, customizing everything from engine supplier to tire pressure to flipup angle

System Requirements

PC
Mac
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP 2 / Vista / 7
    • Processor: AMD/Intel Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB Shader Model 2.0 DirectX 9.0c compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6
    • Processor: 2 GHz Intel Mac Core Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB VRAM
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
A lot of potential but crashes every 5 minuts
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
Do Not Buy This Game.Worse than Pole Position 2012
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1.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
The concept has potential. However, the execution is deepy flawed. Terrible interface and gameplay mechanics that are not very developed.
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1.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 25
I THINK THIS IS A BAD GAME NOTHING LIKE THE FIRST GAME MADE BY ANOTHER COMPANY IT DOES CRASH AFTER 1 HOUR AND THERE SEEMS TO BE TOO MUCH HAPPENING AT THE SAME TIME
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1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
This game is dreadful 0/10
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2.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 27
No explination for various different componets of game. Have to figure it all our on your own. Graphics are horrible. Random cutscenes during race which provide no information and no obvious way to stop them. The game sounds good but has poor execution. half the time you have no idea whats going on unless you can work out what everything means by magic...
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 6
Except for liking it or not liking it, it crashes after roughly an hour of gameplay. Yet another typical Kalypso fail...
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
DO NOT BUY THIS !!

Its an early alpha stage game at best, random crashes, unimplemented features, broken mechanics and it stops working after 1 season (ingame).

Stay away! Worst spent 2$ ever!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 21
Unplayable. The game has stopped responding twice now during qualifying runs. I haven't run a single race yet. Game feels unfinished and the UI is poorly designed.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Terrible quality of programming! The only (!) game of more than 100 Steam titles I have, which does not run on my PC. So the developer goes to my "blacklist".
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
cant compete with the best managemant game for f1 i have played which i grand prix world they should make avaliable instead
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8.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
Godawful. Crashes during races on Windows 8. Haven't finished a single race. Not one. Would rather scrape the flesh off my face with a rusty toothpick than 'play' this game by Despicable-quality-trax and Kraplypso. Three thumbs down.
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10.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Game ends on season 2! It's a big bug on the calendar!
Engine contracts are buggy too.
Overall, game is fun but needs some fixes. If not fixed, It's not worth your money.
Not recommending until bugs are fixed
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1.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
By the time you read this, it is likely too late. Like me, you might have been interested in the game an impulse bought based on an awesome steam sale.

Sorry, but this game isnt worth much. The "tutorial" doesnt help you play the game, it just explains which each area is for. When trying to learn the game, it is impossible to actually adjust anything or really follow the game because it insists on showing clips of the races which pauses any monitoring and adjestments you need to do.

I paid $4 for the game (at 80% off!), and I am so greatly disappointed I wish there was a way to demand a refund on the lousy game.
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2.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
Bought, this title even after reading all the negitive reviews. in short the negitive review are spot on. this game is really buggy I crashed to desktop more then I played the game or it would flat stop responding, I would have to force close or restart my PC.

the concept of the game is one I really want to get with as I love management sims and tycoon type games. But this one is just broken and the public is so right here I shall never again buy a game that has so many bad reviews. I really took a shot here and well I was warned lol. :)
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108.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
Game has only 3 seasons per Career, have fun with that... I prefer something with a bit more... well time... before the game ends. thought it was a bug at first but after 3 careers in 5 days I figured it could not be, this game would be worth the money if it lasted longer, but not like this!

Furthermore there are so many game breaking bugs,
1: cars that run off track and jump in a lap ahead of you,
2: pit stops that is taken by driver 1 but the fuel and tire change is done to driver 2 who is now parked out on the track while the driver supposed to go into pit is parked in the pit untill you manualle enter his pit stop window and fix his stop aswell
3: the ingame music is 1 melody running in circles, after playing just 20 hours I got so sick of it I disabled music, that resulted in a timid click... click... click sound...

4: way to basic in some areas as UI (user interface) and well thought out in others... example:::

When building or dismantling the car you can put on a full aero-package and engine parts in 4 clicks : clever...

when repairing you have to put each indiviual part into a list for your mechanics to work with not a "que all damaged parts button" and if you further more want to pay for the fix to be instant... you again have to repair each car part one by one... no "fix entire repair list button"...

and everywhere you have to CLICK pop up windows shut, soo many games have automatically enter as yes and esc as no / cancel. but not here, you must click items and then click ok.

but all that matters little comparet to my first point about the games limited duration. I played 4 playthroughs the last I basically cheated and started with enourmus fame and cash, super drivers and decided to choose the best research start possible with a custom team, but even then by haveing higher research than ever and spent all my cash on espionage to steal techs after 3 years I still missed 20% of all techs.

This is the most half donkeyed shoddy game I ever payed 20€ for...
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15.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
Not the greatest motor racing game and in some area's awkard to find out how to do things as there is no real instructions to help. Gets a bit monotomous after a while but ok.
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17.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
Its a good game just feel it needs to be a bit better defined!
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1.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
Terrible, I would ideally want my money back on this purchase as its beyond unplayable. Please please please don't even consider this as a game you might purchase it really is that bad
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0.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 23
gay
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