As of 2015, some of the most popular driving games for the computer include "F1 Challenge '99-'02," "GTR 2," "NASCAR Racing 2002 Season" and "DiRT 2." "F1 Challenge" features Formula One racing, "GTR 2" is the official simulation of the FIA GT championships, and "DiRT 2" features a variety of race types. These games can be purchased from sites such as Amazon and Steam.
Based on the 1999-2002 Formula One racing seasons, "F1 Challenge" contains 44 vehicles, 34 drivers and 17 tracks. Four game play modes are included: Multiplayer, Championships, Race and Test Day. Additionally, the game features head panning, five difficulty levels and customizable setups and paint.
"GTR 2" features several racing modes. Included is a driving school mode to help beginners become familiar with the game. "GTR 2" also features custom championships, a 3D cockpit, realistic physics and online play. 25 licensed cars are included.
There are several racing styles in "DiRT 2." In Domination mode, for instance, the track is split into sections, and the way the player drives in each section determines the overall score. This makes it more important to be consistent while driving than to finish first. The game integrates online play for both single and multiplayer races.