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GP 2013 Racing Manager GameGP 2013 runs in the BATracer game engine.
The all new GP 2013 Season, featuring updated cars, calendar and stats. Yet more close racing.
Red Bell"The team to beat in recent years, but did last seasons title battle compromise the development of the 2013 car?"
Team WalesLike Red Bell this team ploughed a lot of energy into the end of last season… but have they done a better job?
McLewis"A clean sheet design for this season, but have the team gone too far and made a car that is difficult to setup?"
Sotul"Excellent results in pre-season testing and sporting a double-DRS, the team hopes to build on last years consistent performances."
Mernandez"Some significant changes within this team, but no big claims about challenging for championships with the drivers playing down their chances before seasons start. That said, a consistent mid-field runner with bigger long term aims."
Bauber"Defying the critics, Bauber performed well last year and embarassed the bigger teams on more than one occasion despite limited resources. The team hopes to build on this and be the best of the rest."
Fierce IndiansA complete redesign for this year with high hopes… if expectations are met then expect to see them consistently in Q3.
WallaceCan this team build on last years race victory? It is certainly hoped that this historic group can find greater success this season.
Roro TorsoUnder threat from the back marker teams Roro look set to break out of their run of poor finishes with an all-new car following the introduction of new design talent.
Rotherham GP"Low expectations this season, with many commenting on the fact the team are focussing on 2014 instead, and the suggestion that this years car is almost identical to the previous season."
Moldovan"Nearly beating their main back marker rival last year, for this season the team have invested considerably more effort in their car than them too. The question is can their drivers deliver? The only team sporting a Crossworx engine."
Reno RS27-20132.4L V8
Mernandez FO 108Z2.4L V8
Welsh 0562.4L V8
Crossworx CA20132.4L V8
LlanelliSuper Soft - "Slick for dry weather, least durable."Soft - Slick for dry weather.Medium - Slick for dry weather.Hard - "Slick for dry weather, most durable."Intermediate - For mixed weather conditions.Wet - For wet weather.
MelbourneAustralia - 17th March
The classic start to the season - Melbourne. Teams are eager to score their first points and set the tone for the season ahead.
SepangMalaysia - 24th March
"Sweeping corners, tight bends and an atmosphere heavy with humidity makes this one of the most difficult races of the season for a driver. Malaysia is still in the grip of the rainy season, meaning heavy downpours can come without warning. Beware."
ShanghaiChina - 14th April
This track requires a compromise between finding top speed on the long straight and having enough mechanical grip to be fast through the slow corners.
BahrainBahrain - 21st April
"After being cancelled in the previous year due to civil unrest, the circus returns back to the dusty circuit. This is the last race before the return to Europe."
BarcelonaSpain - 12th May
"For the last ten years, the pole-sitter has won this race. This track itself is usually a litmus test for the quality of each team's aerodynamic design."
MonacoMonte-Carlo - 26th May
Surely the most famous and glamorous GP circuits is the toughest of them all - with a beautiful harbour and many bars to visit. The narrow streets are real nightmare in a GP car and the race duration requires huge levels of stamina. Driver errors abound.
MontrealCanada - 9th June
A popular high speed circuit with heavy breaking. Rain is not uncommon. Slipstreaming is a popular tactic to pass the drivers in front.
SilverstoneEngland - 30th June
"The classic British circuit, featuring fast sweeping corners. The vent can often suffer from heavy rain with unpredictable results."
NurburgringGermany - 7th July
"Germany's track rotation continues, with a return to the Nürburgring. This track provides no specific demands for the cars, and as such requires a setup compromise to deal with the wide range of corner types."
HungaroringHungary - 28th July
"Widely condemned in the past, the Hungaroring is starting to gain respect with the fans. Hungary has produced several upsets in recent years, and it has become a habit that a driver will win their first ever race here."
Spa-FrancorchampsBelgium - 25th August
The Ardennes is home to what is renowned by some as the best circuit in the world. Awesome elevation changes and flowing corners make this a real driver's circuit. Wet weather is a constant threat here so be on the lookout throughout.
MonzaItaly - 8th September
"With 73% of the lap at full throttle, Monza boasts the claim of being the fastest circuit on the calendar and having the most dedicated fan base. High speeds usually mean it is the shortest race of the season, meaning time is of the essence."
SingaporeSingapore - 22nd September
"This race is likely to again be F1's longest race, approaching the two hour limit. This, along with the humid weather, provides a challenge for fitness, concentration and reliability."
KoreaKorea - 6th October
This track offers a distinct mix of styles. The first half of the track is a test for top speed and braking stability. The second half of the track requires good aerodynamics. Finding a balance between both is the key to being fast here.
SuzukaJapan - 13th October
The legendary Suzuka circuit has been the scene of many classic GP races. Its figure of 8 layout makes it unique - the track itself tests the driver with very fast corners such as 130R.
IndiaIndia - 27th October
"A dusty circuit in it's first year which made mistakes common, the track is blessed with a design optimised for overtaking and plenty of run off."
Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates - 3rd November
A curious circuit that has produced both close racing and frustration in it's first years. Day turns into night as the season enters it's twilight phase.
Circuit of the AmericasUSA - 17th November
The GP circus makes it's 2nd visit to the North American continent. Plenty of elevation changes and challenging corners at one of the newer circuits on the calendar. The penultimate race.
InterlagosBrazil - 24th November
The season finale. Located in the city of Sau Paulo the Interlagos circuit has a rare anti-clockwise configuration. The track is very bumpy and requires a soft set up; engine power is also important with cars having to climb a hill up towards the start finish line.
GP 2013 Racing Strategy GameGP 2013
GP 2013 once again features a very tight pack for close racing.
Points are rewarded as follows:
1st - 25
2nd - 18
3rd - 15
4th - 12
5th - 10
6th - 8
7th - 6
8th - 4
9th - 2
10th - 1
A Note About Tyre Selection
Before every race, on the race strategy page ensure you have a tyre picked in the wet/dry part of the page.
Otherwise you may find you put on not only the wrong compound tyres but also tyres which are useless.
This situation occurs when the available compounds change from one race to the next, e.g. soft/medium in race 1, to supersoft/hard in race 2. When this happens the server automatically removes your selection for soft/medium for the 2nd race as it should do, but it is up to the player to pick the replacement compound. If you do not, your race may well be ruined so beware of this particular trap!
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Though this carset is inspired by high level single seater racing, no actual real life teams, cars or intellectual property is included.
GP 2013 inspired GP Manager Game( More Info on GP 2013 )
The all new GP 2013 Season, featuring updated cars, calendar and stats. Yet more close racing.
GP 2012 inspired GP Manager Game( More Info on GP 2012 )
The updated GP 2012 Season, now tighter and more competitive than ever! A mammoth 20 races and the introduction of a new US circuit.
Constructors Stateside( More Info on Constructors Stateside )
An entirely new game mode to extend BATracer, in which you can design your own car to a high level of detail. This version carries a champcar theme.
GP 2011 inspired GP Manager Game( More Info on GP 2011 B-Spec )
The updated GP 2011 Season, now with a new tyre model, more compounds, and easier overtaking.
GP 2011 inspired GP Manager Game( More Info on GP 2011 )
The GP 2011 Season, featuring different tyre behaviour, DRS and the return of KERS.
BATracer Constructors( More Info on BATracer Constructors )
An entirely new game mode to extend BATracer, in which you can design your own car to a high level of detail.
MS GT Challenge( More Info on MS GT Challenge )
Short-mid duration GT races, for those that enjoy playing LMES but are not fans of the endurance format! Split-class racing.
V8 Supercars 2010( More Info on V8S 2010 )
The exciting V8S 2010 Championship is one of the toughest Touring Car Series in the World. The fierce Manufacturer Battle rages, with supporters as passionate as any, this diverse championship is a tough one to master.
GP 2010 inspired GP Manager Game( More Info on GP 2010 )
The GP 2010 Season, featuring the most anticipated season for a decade or more. New teams, new rules, more cars on track, no refuelling.
Classic Trans-Am( More Info on Classic All-American Series )
Classic American muscle cars from 1966-1972 racing on the old format tracks. 10 different custom-paintable cars each with their own traits.
Formula 3( More Info on Formula 3 )
Custom Formula 3 themed including a climax at the Macau GP. Unique features: Build a custom team from 64 unique combinations of chassis, engines and tyres. No single combination is the best! Up to 4 cars per team.
GP2( More Info on GP Two )
GP Two is inspired by a real life GP feeder series. Race in equally matched single seaters at many of the GP venues - Sprint and Feature races. Build up a new team from the beginning.
DTM( More Info on German Tourers )
Inspired by a famous European championship - featuring weight ballast "success penalties" and single car teams. Build up a team from the beginning.
GP 2009 inspired GP Manager Game( More Info on GP 2009 )
The GP 2009 Season, featuring the most radical shakeup in years. New rules, a new team and the new Abu Dhabi circuit add to the action.
Indy 500( More Info on Indy 500 )
The Indy 500 race - 200 laps spread across 5 x 40-lap stages allowing you to modify strategy and hone your setup mid-race. 37 entrants but only 1 winner. 2008 car data with gameplay enhancements. Unique Features: Multi-Day Single-Race Oval
2008 Indycar Series( More Info on 2008 Indycar Series )
The 2008 IndyCar season - the first season after reunification of the two North American open wheel series. Features large grids, close racing, multiple liveries per team and more.
Champcar Championship v2.0( More Info on Champion Cars v2.0 )
This is an updated edition of the original carset, but with updated car and track graphics and a full complement of '95 liveries. Miami and Indianapolis are now also included! Based around the classic PC game Indycar Racing 2.
GP 2005 Strategy Simulation( More Info on GP 2005 )
The 2005 GP season. A unique year in modern racing, where only one tyre is provided over the course of a race, and drivers must pick their race strategy before qualifying.
GP 1999 Grand Prix Championship Season( More Info on Classic 99 )
The GP 1999 Season. A good competitive GP-style set of the old school. Single tyre supplier helps level the field all the more.
GP 1997 Championship Game( More Info on Classic 97 )
This 24-car GP '97 set has a good spread of competitive cars both at the front - and at the rear with 4 teams squabbling over the wooden spoon. There are lots of upgrades throughout the season directed toward certain teams.
GP 2008 GP Manager Game( More Info on GP 2008 )
The GP 2008 Season, featuring 2008 car data, new teams and liveries, as well as the new Valencia and Singapore Street Circuits.
MR2 World Series( More Info on Mid-Engined World Series )
A world tour of racing, in a series of wildly differing events. Road / Race classes offer 2 very different challenges for race strategy.
Unique Features: 2 classes and Variable race format.
GP 2007 Racing Manager Game( More Info on GP 2007 )
The GP 2007 Season, featuring 2007 car data, One tyre manufacturer, new teams and liveries, Fuji Speedway and Spa on the calendar.
Le Mans Endurance Series( More Info on LMES v2.0 )
Build your own GT team. GT, GTS, LMP1 and LMP2 classes. Unique Features: Long endurance races, 4 different classes on track at once, unique rules, 22 cars to choose from!
Classic 1986 GP Manager Game( More Info on Classic 86 )
A classic 1986 Season, featuring long races without safety cars or refueling. High failure rates can be frustrating, hence:
Warning! - this is not a series for the beginner!
V8 Supercars( More Info on V8S )
The highly competitive V8S championship inspired by V8 Supercars, featuring sprint, endurance and reverse grid racing.
Warning! This is a very long season, only join this game if you have the commitment to complete a full season.
A1GP Grand Prix Manager Game( More Info on Formula Nations )
An A1GP-inspired championship, consisting of individual drivers driving for their nation. Unique features: A1GP-style race format, no teams, no excuses - identical cars! Warning - not for the inexperienced player, this can be a very frustrating series.
Champion Cars( More Info on Champion Cars )
Based around the modern Indycar/CART period 1995-onwards. Unique Features: Choose chassis, engine and tyres. Team sizes from 1-3 cars! Fragile cars. Circuit and oval racing. Custom car painting!
British Tourers( More Info on British Tourers )
Build your own touring car team. Touring and Production classes based on current and recent seasons.
Note: Old Batracer v2.x legacy series.
Unique Features: Split class championship.
BAT Seven Challenge( More Info on BAT Seven Challenge )
Race a variety of Seven type cars around Bookatrack.com race and airfield circuits.
Note: Old Batracer v2.x legacy series, some graphics and gameplay elements may be of reduced quality.
Unique Features: Lack of qualifying session maximises the racing. Many team creation options and ways to win; unique circuits.
GP 2002 Fantasy Grand Prix Racing Game( More Info on GP 2002 )
The GP 2002 Season. Classic points system.
Note: Old Batracer v2.x legacy series.
Unique Features: Fixed team setup as per real season. Challenging array of car setup options: for experienced players only.