Grand Prix Circuit

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Apple IIgs
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Macintosh
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3.0
ZX Spectrum
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1.0
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Description

Formula One racing is recreated in detail in this simulation. You have the choice to drive a Ferrari 187/88C, a McLaren MP4/4 or a Williams FW12, each with different qualities. Rival drivers also have their own styles and strengths, and to win the World Championship you will have to master these. Pitstop timing and planning is crucial as well, although only tires are changed in late-1980s F1.

You can choose whether to drive a single race at Brazil, Britain, Monaco, (Western) Germany [Hockenheim], Canada, Italy, Detroit and Japan [Suzuka] or to drive a full championship on every track. Every Race includes a qualifying round. The graphics in the game are sprite-based.

Screenshots

Grand Prix Circuit Amiga Qualification results for the Brazilian GP.
Grand Prix Circuit Macintosh Track selection
Grand Prix Circuit Amiga Ferrari 187/88C
Grand Prix Circuit Amstrad CPC Qualifying results sheet...

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User Reviews

Classic Formula 1 game from the days of Senna & Prost DOS Roedie (5215)
Actually quite good. DOS Tomer Gabel (4361)

Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Mar, 1989 10.4 out of 12 87
Power Play DOS Mar, 1989 82 out of 100 82
64'er Commodore 64 1991 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Amiga Oct, 1989 80 out of 100 80
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Format Amiga Sep, 1989 78 out of 100 78
Your Amiga Amiga Oct, 1989 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1989 8.4 out of 12 70
The Games Machine (UK) DOS Feb, 1989 64 out of 100 64
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Apr, 1989 47 out of 100 47

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If you know that the game's designers are Brad Gour and Don Mattrick, you'll probably realize where A.I. drivers Bruno Gourdo and Don Matrelli got their names from...

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