Duel is a game mode featured in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) that involves a one versus one sprint along a set point to point route. These events are limited to a maximum of two racers, and the first racer to cross the finish line is the winner.

Racers are not given any equipment for usage during duel events, but they can earn nitrous by performing dangerous driving maneuvers and interaction with other racers.

Finishing a duel event will reward the player with a gold medal for a first place finish or a silver medal for second. Finishing the event in either position will count as a completion in the racer career.


Event Location Tier Distance
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon Complete Control Fox Lair Pass Performance Series 9.1 mi  (14.65 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon Heart to Heart Coral Bay Super Series 10.1 mi  (16.25 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon King of the Road Rockhingam Point Hyper Series 14.1 mi  (22.69 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon Power Trip Coral Bay Super Series 6.8 mi  (10.94 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon Racing Stripes Eagle Crest Super Series 12.5 mi  (20.12 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon Spirit of Performance Carson Ridge Reservoir Hyper Series 6.7 mi  (10.78 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon The Art of Driving Fox Lair Pass Exotic Series 12.5 mi  (20.12 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon Title Fight Big Timber Forest Sports Series 7.0 mi  (11.27 km)
NFSHP2010RacerEventIcon Twin Turbo Mission Beach Exotic Series 10.8 mi  (17.38 km)
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