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In this simulation you can race ten international circuits (only one for the C16), including traditional favourites such as Monza, Monaco and Silverstone plus no-longer-used circuits like Zandvoort and the Österreichring. This can be done in wet or dry, and with manual or automatic gears. Expect to have to drive realistically in terms of braking points and acceleration levels to set a quality lap.

The Spectrum version includes a 'steering wheel' control option, using a small disc along the top of the keyboard, using the keys for progressive steering intensity.


Formula 1 Simulator Commodore 64 Starting the race.
Formula 1 Simulator Commodore 64 Select your track.
Formula 1 Simulator Commodore 64 CRASH!
Formula 1 Simulator Commodore 64 Title and loading screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Race Ace" -- Enterprise title
  • "Formula One Simulator" -- Alternate title
  • "Formula #1 Simulator" -- Commodore 64 in-game title

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Zzap! Sep, 1986 54 out of 100 54
Happy Computer 1986 35 out of 100 35


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According to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #1), the game sold 568.013 units and was Mastertronic's most successful game.
Martin Smith (66869) added Formula 1 Simulator (Commodore 64) on Nov 15, 2005
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