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The 1997 Formula One World Championship, won by Canadian Jacques Villeneuve in dramatic fashion after a final-race collision with Germany's Michael Schumacher, is recreated in this racing simulation. You have the chance to set up the car to perfect the handling for each of the 17 diverse circuits. Wet racing is incorporated, with gradual weather chances, as well as tyre wear requiring pitstops.

In total there are five distinct gameplay modes. A solo player can play through the entire championship, with practice and qualifying as well as the race against 21 other cars. A Challenge mode including key situations allows you to try to alter the course of history. There is also a 2-player head-to-head mode, Time Attack and one-off races of any length.


F-1 World Grand Prix Nintendo 64 Main Menu
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Consoles Plus Sep, 1998 93 out of 100 93
Mega Fun Sep, 1998 92 out of 100 92
64 Power / big.N / N Games Aug, 1998 89 out of 100 89
Retroage Jan 30, 2008 8.7 out of 10 87
Game Play 64 Sep, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Total! (Germany) Aug, 1998 1.75 out of 6 85
IGN Jul 27, 1998 8.3 out of 10 83
Just Games Retro Jun 23, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Unlimited Oct, 1998 7.4 out of 10 74
X64 Oct, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Martin Smith (62923) added F-1 World Grand Prix (Nintendo 64) on Mar 10, 2006