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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.


Grand Prix Circuit Macintosh Main menu
Grand Prix Circuit Commodore 64 Waiting for green light [Ferrari]
Grand Prix Circuit Commodore 64 Technical details [Ferrari]
Grand Prix Circuit Commodore 64 Technical details [Williams]

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User Reviews

Classic Formula 1 game from the days of Senna & Prost DOS Roedie (5250)
Actually quite good. DOS Tomer Gabel (4643)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Feb, 1989 862 out of 1000 86
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Amiga 1990 81 out of 100 81
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft DOS 1990 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Commodore 64 Mar, 1989 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Format Amiga Sep, 1989 78 out of 100 78
The Retro Spirit DOS Dec 20, 2014 4.5 out of 6 75
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Oct, 1990 73 out of 100 73
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Jan, 1989 8.4 out of 12 70
Zzap! Amiga Sep, 1989 62 out of 100 62
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Commodore 64 Mar, 1989 Unscored Unscored


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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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