F1 Manager 2022 Update 1.6 Patch Notes

F1 Manager 2022 Update 1.6 Patch Notes
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Written by 

Joshua Boyles


31st Aug 2022 17:23

Are you looking for a breakdown of the F1 Manager 2022 update 1.6 patch notes? F1 Manager 2022 has only been out for less than a week, and we're already seeing updates flood in for the title. While the game was released in a pretty good state, developer Frontier is keen to make the experience as good as possible. So, here's a breakdown of all the changes arriving in F1 Manager 2022 update 1.6 patch notes.

F1 Manager 2022 Update 1.6 Patch Notes

F1 Manager 22 Update 1.6 Patch Notes
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While the update doesn't add much in terms of new content, players can expect to see several bugs squashed. From visual bugs to improved performance tuning, budding Team Principals should certainly see a difference once the update is installed. Here's a breakdown of the changes:


  • Further adjustments to AI teams’ behaviour when signing reserve drivers 


  • Fixed Alpha Tauri livery appearing offset from car body 
  • Fixed issue with livery appearance on Scuderia AlphaTauri and Oracle Red Bull Racing cars

Car Parts and Development 

  • Fixed issue causing any newly-fitted gearboxes to incorrectly inherit the wear/damage levels of the previous gearbox 
  • Reduced car performance impact of adding ‘Focus’ to new part designs  


  • Fixed instances of floating tyres appearing during some cutscenes 
  • Fixed issue causing the cutscene camera to sometimes appear underground 
  • Fixed issue that caused commentary to mention drivers being at the front of the grid, when they were at the back of the grid 

Pit Stops 

  • Fixed visual issues when a team ‘double stacks’ their pit stops 

Player Profile 

  • All-time records for the highest ever income in a season, and the highest ever team rating, are now stored in-game  

Race Simulation 

  • Fixed the issue of incomplete laps times being included when looking for the fastest qualifying lap 
  • Fixed an issue causing cars to repeatedly teleporting back to the garage after a DNF 
  • Yellow flags will no longer be shown for cars already returned to the garage after the chequered flag 
  • Fixed issue where drivers who had only completed their out lap are listed at the top of the standings after a Practice session 
  • Further balancing of potential track incidents at Zandvoort 
  • Fixed an issue causing tyres to be treated as ‘fresh’ tyres when comparing the lap time and ‘life time’ in Qualifying options screen  


  • Fixed crash that could occur when attempting to launch the game on PC 
  • Fixed hard lock that could occur during the ‘lights out’ sequence at the start of a race 
  • Increased performance when advancing time when playing later seasons 
  • Fixed a softlock in onboarding if the Race Preparation tutorial is started whilst the car part fitting tutorial is in progress 
  • Fixes for instances of a soft lock that could occur during replays 

When Is F1 Manager 2022 Update 1.6 Coming?

If you're playing F1 Manager 2022 on PC, either via Steam or the Epic Store, then you can download update 1.6 as of right now (Wednesday, August 31st). However, if you're playing on PlayStation or Xbox, then you'll have to wait around another week to download this patch. Frontier explains that it is currently arranging with platform holders to push the update to consoles of the week beginning September 5th.

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Joshua is the Guides Editor at GGRecon. After graduating with a BA (Hons) degree in Broadcast Journalism, he previously wrote for publications such as FragHero and GameByte. You can often find him diving deep into fantasy RPGs such as Skyrim and The Witcher, or tearing it up in Call of Duty and Battlefield. He's also often spotted hiking in the wilderness, usually blasting Arctic Monkeys.

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