Grand Prix Challenge

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Moby ID: 7828
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Grand Prix Challenge is an F1 racing game, officially licensed by Formula One Administration Limited. The game features all the 22 drivers, 11 cars and 17 circuits from the 2002 F1 season.

There are 4 levels of AI (the hardest one needs to be unlocked) and 3 skill levels. In Expert mode you have the choice of Automatic or Manual gears, and can even adjust the Traction Control settings while racing.

As well as time trials, single races and the full championship, you can take on the Grand Prix Challenge - A series of themed mini-championships designed to take you from a beginner to an expert racer, slowly introducing various aspects of the game such as damage, tire wear, fuel, pitstops, weather, etc.

Other features are: variable weather (it can rain in the middle of a race), fuel usage, tire wear, interactive pitstops, car setup and split-screen multiplayer.

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Executive Producer
Racing Director
Producer
Lead Programmer
Art Director
Design Coordinator
External Liason Manager
Senior Graphics Programmer
Graphics Programmers
Lead Simulation Programmer
Physics Programmer
Senior AI Programmer
AI Systems Programmer
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Sound and Camera Programmer
UI Programmers
Lead Circuit Artist
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Average score: 79% (based on 13 ratings)

Players

Average score: 3.6 out of 5 (based on 7 ratings with 1 reviews)

Wow, is this ever awesome!

The Good
Handling. Graphics. Speed. SMOOTH! Competition. Features. AND it delivers on ALL counts.

The Bad
That I blew a win at Sepang by not saving my tires.

The Bottom Line
Incredibly immersive F1 racer with graphics nearing perfection; speed absolutely everywhere (even with a full load of 22 cars); easy to jump right in and race - but with added complexity as you progress; great handling even with the analog stick - but really rocks with a wheel; no slowdowns EVER; excellent competition.

Now THIS is why I bought a PS2!

PlayStation 2 · by Martin Wigginton (1) · 2003

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Game added by Zaph.

Additional contributors: Indra was here, //dbz:, DreinIX.

Game added November 29, 2002. Last modified May 7, 2023.