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F1 2012: 5 Grip Levels 1.0

Enhanced Formula 1 sim-driving experience in Single-Player mode.

  1. Salut Gilles
    Single-Player mode only. This mod provides 5 enhanced grip levels in F1 2012, along with 1 original surface_materials.xml file for restoring the game's default grip level as needed.

    1- Unzip the mod and open 1 of the following grip-level folders:


    2- Copy the chosen surface_materials.xml file into your Steam\SteamApps\common\f1 2012 folder.

    Bahrain's Q1 result with original game's surface_materials.xml file:

    After copying the GRIP+30% file to f1 2012:

    Lap times are much faster using the exact same settings! And the car does not want to fly everywhere around anymore... Even when barely touching a curb's corner... A lot more like RL. And the DRS can remain wide open in manageable curves...

    Settings for both images above:

    Does not work online, so don't even try.

    BXML binary files edited in hex format and saved using the 010 Editor shareware (easy search).

Recent Reviews

  1. target13
    Version: 1.0
  2. herejeconsumado
    Version: 1.0
    A nice mod for those (like me) who are really noobs in the games of F1. The 20% grip make an incredible difference and help familiarize you with more complex circuits such as Japan or Germany.
    Good work, dude. greetings from Chile!