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MicroProse Formula One Grand Prix (1992) video game fan website.

Formula One Grand Prix (known as World Circuit in the United States) is a racing simulator released in 1992 by MicroProse for the Atari ST, Amiga and PC created by game designer Geoff Crammond. It is often referred to as Grand Prix 1, MicroProse Grand Prix, or just F1GP.

This website is primarily focused on the DOS version of F1GP/WC, although some files for other platforms are also available.


This website is neither endorsed by or related to Microprose, Hasbro, Geoff Crammond or Formula One.

Some old programs added to the file archive

Some old programs have been added to the File Archive section of this website.


The programs include:

GpFlags 1.1. Modifies the behaviour of the race marshals. Set how long it takes for them to start waving yellow flags, and to remove a crashed car.

World Circuit Fast Fades. Increases the screen fade speed, and patches a German spelling error.

LapCompare 2.0b. Program shows a side-by-side comparison of two flying lap .prf files generated by GpPerf.

Formula One Grand Prix / World Circuit Performance Analyser for DOS v2.12. Lap comparison tool for .prf files generated by GpPerf.

GpLap and GpLaptim 5.0. Logs and displays split-times and race data.

GPPerf 2.0. Changes the cockpit. Adds rev lights and a tyre wear display. Also logs detailed information about the car. Author: Trevor Kellaway.

GPperf 3.0. Changes the cockpit. Adds rev lights and a tyre wear display. Also logs detailed information about the car. Author: Trevor Kellaway.

World Circuit Points Scoring Modifier & Editor v0.99. The program modifies the way World Circuit handles it's points allocation, it allows for an Indycar style scoring system.

2021-11-29

2021 Season Carset

F1GP carset for the upcoming 2021 season, created by Bert de Vries, has been released.

The carset is available for download in the File Archive section of this website:

2021-03-11

ArgTrack version 0.7

A new version of ArgTrack has been released. ArgTrack is a modern F1GP/WC track editor with the ability to add, remove or edit track sections, change scenery details, edit AI car behaviour, and various other track data.

Changes compared to the last version:

  • Can add or remove object shape scale values, points and vectors.

  • Track-side objects declared in the pit lane are now drawn as well.

  • Updated various track section command descriptions.

  • Added some additional object descriptions.

  • Split object shape header values/data 5 and 6.

  • Track layout is redrawn after changing layout-affecting object settings.

  • Fix: Pit lane is now drawn above the track again.

  • Fix: Track section commands descriptions are updated properly after editing.

  • Fix: Track section command argument descriptions are updated properly after editing.

ArgTrack is available for download at https://argtools.com/argtrack/download, as well as in the File Archive section of this website:

2020-08-28

ArgTrack version 0.6

A new version of ArgTrack has been released. ArgTrack is a modern F1GP/WC track editor with the ability to add, remove or edit track sections, change scenery details, edit AI car behaviour, and various other track data.

Changes compared to the last version:

  • Ability to edit scale values, points and vectors for 3D objects.

  • Show the description for (some) 3D objects (e.g. “Building”, “Crane”) in various locations.

  • Zoom and scroll position are better remembered.

  • Display total track length in Track Sections list window (removed in a previous version, now restored).

  • “Refresh” button restores sideways scroll if track ends up outside scrollable area.

  • Fix: Overwriting an existing track file with a smaller file (e.g. after removing something) caused the saved file to be corrupted.

  • Fix: Some GP2 tracks could not be converted due to zero-length track sections.

  • Fix: Can no longer zoom out beyond zoom level 0.

  • Fix: HeaderIndex textbox in Object shape window incorrectly displayed the DataIndex value.

ArgTrack is available for download at https://argtools.com/argtrack/download, as well as in the File Archive section of this website:

2020-07-05

ArgEditor version 1.3

A new version of ArgEditor has been released. ArgEditor is a modern F1GP/WC editor that allows you to edit car colors, driver names and performance levels, computer and player horsepower levels, and a host of other settings.

The changes compared to the last version are:

  • Select car colors by browsing existing car sets or EXE files.

  • Select helmet colors by browsing existing car sets or EXE files.

  • Checkbox for syncing qual. and race performance levels, editing one updates the other.

  • Buttons for copying qualifying performance levels to race levels, and vice versa.

  • New window for reordering teams.

  • New window for swapping drivers between teams.

  • Link to tyre wear database on setup screen.

  • Right-align numeric values for easier reading.

  • Can save car colors as a .CAR file.

  • Can save helmet colors as a .HEL file.

  • Loading a car or helmet file creates undoable action.

ArgEditor is available for download at https://argtools.com/argeditor/download, as well as in the File Archive section of this website:

2020-06-04

Links:


F1GP forum and mailing list

  • Google Group forum and a mailing list for fans and developers of F1GP/WC to stay in contact.

Old F1GP-Related Websites and Forums

SimRacingWorld website [Internet Archive]

  • Discontinued website containing guides, tutorials, articles and files, as well as a forum, related to F1GP/WC.

F1GP Track Editing Project website [Internet Archive]

F1GP Editors

ArgTools

  • Website containing game and track editors, miscellaneous tools and documentation related to F1GP/WC, created by Fredrik Meyer.

ArgEditor

  • A modern F1GP/WC editor that allows you to edit car colors, driver names and performance levels, computer and player horsepower levels, and a host of other settings.

ArgTrack

  • A modern F1GP/WC track editor with the ability to add, remove or edit track sections, change scenery details, edit AI car behaviour, and various other track data.

Chequered Flag

  • Open source and cross-platform F1GP/WC track and game editor.

F1GP Utilities

  • Open source utilities for Microprose's F1GP racing simulator game.

Other Links

F1GP Wikipedia page

  • Wikipedia page about F1GP/WC.

Ted Meat gameplay and tutorials

Amiga F1GP/WC website

  • Website covering everything related to the Amiga version of F1GP/WC. The website contains information on competitions, utilities, patches, mailing lists, etc.

GP2 website and forum

  • Website containing custom tracks, carsets, editors, and numerous other tools, as well as a forum, related to MicroProse Grand Prix 2 (GP2).