F1 2013 is a video game by Codemasters, based on the 2013 Formula One Season, it is the sequel to F1 2012 and the fifth video game in the series, which also includes F1 2009, F1 2010 and F1 2011.

The game was announced on July 15, 2013. Codemasters confirmed that the game will not be released on Playstation 4 and Xbox One (next-generation consoles). It was released in October 2013.

On January 1, 2017, the game was removed from the Steam Store.[1] It has been reported that the game was removed due to license expirations.[2]


There is an all-new "F1 Classics" mode, a revamped scenario mode, an expanded young driver test, the ability to save an event mid-session, improved graphics, improved AI, the return of Grand Prix mode and full Racenet integration.

Teams and driversEdit

Team No. Driver
Austria Red Bull-Renault 1 Germany Sebastian Vettel
2 Australia Mark Webber
Italy Ferrari 3 Spain Fernando Alonso
4 Brazil Felipe Massa
United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 5 United Kingdom Jenson Button
6 Mexico Sergio Pérez
United Kingdom Lotus-Renault 7 Finland Kimi Räikkönen
8 France Romain Grosjean
Germany Mercedes 9 Germany Nico Rosberg
10 United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
Switzerland Sauber-Ferrari 11 Germany Nico Hülkenberg
12 Mexico Esteban Gutiérrez
India Force India-Mercedes 14 United Kingdom Paul di Resta
15 Germany Adrian Sutil
United Kingdom Williams-Renault 16 Venezuela Pastor Maldonado
17 Finland Valtteri Bottas
Italy Toro Rosso-Ferrari 18 France Jean-Éric Vergne
19 Australia Daniel Ricciardo
Malaysia Caterham-Renault 20 France Charles Pic
21 Netherlands Giedo van der Garde
Russia Marussia-Cosworth 22 France Jules Bianchi
23 United Kingdom Max Chilton

2013 drivers not included: Heikki Kovalainen (Lotus-Renault)

Other drivers include:

These drivers only appear in the Young Driver Test.

F1 Classics modeEdit

The biggest addition, the "F1 Classics" mode, allows players can drive in cars and tracks from the 1980s and 1990s. The heads-up display is altered to the style of the decade.

While the 1980s content will be in F1 2013, the 1990s content will be in F1 2013: Classic Edition. The 1990s content will be available as a download for the standard version.

The 1980s has five cars and ten drivers, while the 1990s has six cars and twelve drivers.


Season Car Drivers
1980 Williams FW07 Australia Alan Jones
France Alain Prost
1986 Lotus 98T United States Mario Andretti
Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi
1988 Ferrari F1-87/88C Germany Michael Schumacher
Austria Gerhard Berger
1988 Lotus 100T Finland Mika Häkkinen
Japan Satoru Nakajima
1988 Williams FW12 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell
United Kingdom Damon Hill


Season Car Drivers
1992 Ferrari F92A France Jean Alesi
Italy Ivan Capelli
1992 Williams FW14B United Kingdom Nigel Mansell
United Kingdom David Coulthard
1996 Ferrari F310 Germany Michael Schumacher
Austria Gerhard Berger
1996 Williams FW18 United Kingdom Damon Hill
Canada Jacques Villeneuve
1999 Ferrari F399 South Africa Jody Scheckter
United Kingdom Eddie Irvine
1999 Williams FW21 France Alain Prost
Germany Ralf Schumacher

New scenario modeEdit

The scenario mode is revamped, in which players can go from driving as a rookie to a challenger with "bite sized authentic racing challenges". These are not limited to single player, as they can be performed in co-op mode (both split-screen and online).

Changes to the AIEdit

The AI has been improved from F1 2012. They are faster, make mistakes and are much better to race against.

There is an additional difficulty mode, bringing the total number of difficulties to five.




Rookie DriverEdit
Event name Track Weather Car Objective
Just Getting Started Melbourne Overcast Marussia Can you claw your way up the grid and finish ahead of your team mate?
It's a Question of Time Shanghai Light Cloud Williams Finish at least 10 seconds ahead of di Resta
Bringing the Car Home Budapest Clear Caterham Can you recover from a late pitstop and finish in 18th position?
Points Scorer Monza Clear Toro Rosso Ensure you finish in the points.
Rookie Champion? São Paulo Clear McLaren Win the World Drivers Championship in your rookie year.
Team Mate BattleEdit

To unlock the second scenario, the player must get at least 3 medals.

Event name Track Weather Car Objective
Setting the Standard Montréal Overcast Caterham Finish ahead of Charles Pic to be ahead of him in the team mate battle.
Rain Man Nürburgring Heavy Rain Toro Rosso Can you beat your team-mate in a wet weather race?
Engine Troubles Yeongam Clear Force India Can you stay ahead of your team mate while carrying an engine issue?
Deflated Suzuka Clear Mercedes AMG Can you recover from a puncture and overtake your team mate?
Seasons End São Paulo Clear Lotus Can you finish ahead of your team mate in this seasons World Drivers Championship?
Championship TitleEdit

To unlock the third scenario, the player must get at least 6 medals.

Event name Track Weather Car Objective
Scores on the Board Melbourne Clear Williams Earn your first points of the season to get your season up and running.
Moving up a Gear Catalunya Overcast Sauber Handle your gear problems and bring the car home in 7th place or better.
Slippery when Wet Montréal Heavy Rain McLaren Finish ahead of Sebastian Vettel.
Consistency is the Key New Delhi Clear Ferrari Finish in the top 6 to ensure you earn a good points haul.
Safety First Austin Light Rain Red Bull Finish the race in 7th or above to become the World Drivers Champion.
Final YearEdit

To unlock the fourth scenario, the player must get at least 9 medals.

Event name Track Weather Car Objective
Driving on Ice Kuala Lumpur Overcast Ferrari Can you look after your tyres and bring the car home in 3rd place.
Wings Monte Carlo Clear Force India Make it back to the pits safely to get a new front wing and then finish the race ahead of Nico Rosberg
Back to Front Silverstone Clear McLaren Can you take advantage of the safety car period to finish in a podium position.
Don't Stop - Believing Spa Overcast Lotus Take a drive-through penalty and ensure you finish in the points.
Finishing the Job São Paulo Light Rain Mercedes AMG Finish your final season with a win.


Event name Track Weather Car Objective
Ahead of the Pack Brands Hatch Overcast Williams FW07B Hold off the faster cars and finish in first.
Holding Your Nerve Jerez Clear Lotus 98T Seize the moment and pass the Ferrari drivers to finish first.
Three of the Best Jerez Clear Ferrari F1-87/88C Finish on the podium.
Tricky Conditions Jerez Rain Ferrari F399 Handle the tricky conditions and ensure you finish on the podium.
Team Work Brands Hatch Clear Williams FW14B Finish ahead of all the Ferrari cars.
Champion of Champions Brands Hatch Dynamic Ferrari F310 Finish the final race in first place.

Time AttackEdit


  • Melbourne - Australia - Sauber
  • Montréal - Canada - Ferrari
  • Shanghai - China - Red Bull
  • Spa - Belgium - Lotus
  • Interlagos - Brazil - Marussia
  • Austin - USA - McLaren


  • Jerez - Spain - Williams FW11
  • Estoril - Portugal - Williams FW14B
  • Imola - San Marino - Williams FW18


  • The players can be given the option to create a custom season mode in Quick Race, which was not featured in F1 2012.
  • The in-game drivers in the F1 Classics does not have actual drivers in some teams:
    • Williams FW07's second driver is Alain Prost instead of Carlos Reutemann.
    • Lotus 98T having both Mario Andretti and Emerson Fittipaldi instead of the actual drivers Ayrton Senna and Johnny Dumfries.
    • Lotus 100T's first driver is Mika Häkkinen instead of Nelson Piquet.
    • Ferrari F1-87/88C's first driver is Michael Schumacher instead of Michele Alboreto.
    • Williams FW12's second driver is Damon Hill instead of Riccardo Patrese.
    • Williams FW14B's second driver is David Coulthard instead of Riccardo Patrese.
    • Williams FW21's first driver is Alain Prost instead of Alessandro Zanardi.
    • Ferrari F399's first driver is Jody Scheckter instead of Michael Schumacher, to avoid duplication.
    • Ferrari F310's second driver is Gerhard Berger instead of Eddie Irvine, to avoid duplication.
  • Some dds files which were from F1 2012 can be found in the game files inside the "frontend" folder.
  • Towards the end of the season in Career Mode, the player has the offers to drive for Caterham or Marussia near the end of his career season. This also happens in F1 2014.
  • When the player is halfway through his career season, he has an offer to drive for a team. This happens in F1 2012, F1 2013 and F1 2014.
  • Some Scenario events reference to real Formula One moments:
    • "Rookie Champion"" references to the 2007 Brazilian Grand Prix, in which Lewis Hamilton had to finish 2nd or higher to claim the 2007 World Drivers' Championship, which failed.
    • "Slippery when Wet" references to the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix, in which Jenson Button finished ahead of Sebastian Vettel to take the victory.



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