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Race Formula-1 in several tracks while trying to beat a computer, or human opponent. Pay attention to your fuel and tires: It will be necessary to drive into a pitstop to swap them out and refuel. Tire damage is indicated by their colour; they start off black and become lighter as they take damage. Once they have turned white a collision will send the car off the track.

Six different tracks are available to race on including Brands Hatch and Vallelunga. Tracks can be played singly, or all together in a Grand Prix contest. When playing the Grand Prix this is scored in the same way as the real contest. Players can select how many laps they want to race and 3 different skill levels.


Pitstop II Commodore 64 Title screen
Pitstop II Commodore 64 The game
Pitstop II Commodore 64 Choose between 1 or 2 players, select a track and the numbers of loops here
Pitstop II Commodore 64 The pit

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An excellent 80s arcade-style Formula One racer for the C64! Katie Cadet (9739) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Your Commodore May, 1985 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Info Mar, 1984 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Zzap! Nov, 1985 95 out of 100 95
Computer and Video Games (CVG) May, 1985 37 out of 40 92
Zzap! Jun, 1985 89 out of 100 89
Commodore User May, 1985 15 out of 20 75
Tilt Jul, 1985 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Computer Gamer Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
The Video Game Critic Jun 01, 2011 C- 42
Happy Computer Apr, 1985 Unscored Unscored


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  • ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
    • February 1991 (issue #41) - Included in the list Greatest Games of all Time, section Racing Games (editorial staff choice)
  • Commodore Force
    • December 1993 (Issue 13) – #75 “Readers' Top 100”
  • Commodore Format
    • May 1991 (Issue 8) - listed in the A to Z of Classic Games article (Great)
  • Happy Computer
    • Issue 02/1986 - #8 Best Game in 1985 (Readers' Vote)

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Quapil (4825) added Pitstop II (Commodore 64) on Apr 30, 2003
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