Pro Cycling Manager 2008 reveals itself today with the release of the official trailer and nine new images.

The 2008 edition features improved racing graphics, a new lighting system, more detailed backgrounds and more realistic rider models and animations during the races. The management aspect also offers more depth and realism due to the new tools and systems available. Plus, for the first time, as shown in the trailer, you can now compete in professional track cycling.

In Pro Cycling Manager 2008, you become the general manager for one of 65 official cycling teams, and handle all aspects of a professional team’s season. Choose the squad, search for new talent, take charge of races, organize contracts and training schedules and even look after the finances.

During the 180 real-time 3D playable races, including the famous Tour de France 2008, it is up to you to determine the best strategies by combining tactics such as attacks, supplying, relays, leader protection, etc. There is a wide variety of race commands and actions that put you in total control during intense stages.

Check out the trailer below - the official site is here. Pro Cycling Manager is set for a European release late June for the PC and PSP platforms.