F1 2018 Mega Guide: Tips, Tricks, Achievements And Cheats

A complete guide for F1 2018.

Posted By | On 28th, Aug. 2018 Under Article, Video Game Tips

F1 2018 is the latest installment in the series and there are quite a few changes in the game including a new and detailed progression system, an all-new career mode, and more. If there’s anything at all that you would want to know about the game, then this guide is here to help you out.

If you’re ready, then let’s get started!


Experiment With Different Car Set-Ups

To get the best experience out of racing, make sure you try out different set-ups with cars to get the best out of racing in them. You should test different set-ups out for different tracks to find out what works best. Furthermore, you can view the ghost cars of the fastest players and download the car set-ups to help you find the perfect set-up.

Manage R&D Wisely

Before you start spending  your money on research and development for different areas, it’s a good idea to  just wait and learn the basics. Otherwise, you might end up spending money on an area where you don’t really need an upgrade immediately.

Showmanship Is Important

Apart from paying attention to your team and what happens on the track, the way you behave in public in front of the cameras is also important. Different teams will prefer different attitudes, and the way you act in front of the press could determine where you go in the future.

Pick A Lower Tier Team

Although you might be tempted to pick one of the more popular teams out there, it would be a good idea to pick a team not so well established. This will allow you to steadily develop your car and team and there’s no better feeling than catching up to the big teams out there.

Pay Attention To Your Tyres

Your car’s tyres in the game play a very important role in the game but they can easily wear out if you’re not careful. To learn more about how the tyres work in the game, you should check out the practice programmes in the game and you will be able to understand the basics of how tyres work.

Complete All Sessions

Completing  tasks in practice sessions is a great way to earn resource points and it  will help you get some much needed progression. The resource points allow you to develop your vehicle, so if you’re having any problems keeping up with the competition, make sure you check out the practice sessions.

Focus On Achieving Targets

Your team will have certain targets and beating these targets is a surefire way to keep your team happy. If you keep missing these targets, then you can eventually be missed from the team because of a low reputation.

Create A Rivalry

Having a rivalry is a good way to amp up the drama in the game. The game will select a rival for you, and if you are able to successfully beat your rival, then you might  be able  to replace him  for his team.


You can find below the full list of trophies you can earn in the game.

Safety First: Obtain a Safety Rating of ‘A’ in Multiplayer

The 1.6% Club: Win a 25% + distance race against ‘Ultimate’ AI opponents

Go Team!: Obtain an upgrade at a reduced cost due to good morale

I expect the best and I give the best: Earn maximum Resource Points during Practice

Matching a legend: Obtain 41 podium finishes in Career Mode

Out of the gates: Complete a valid qualifying lap using the Hotlap ERS deployment mode

Stick or shift: With manual gears enabled race a car with a non sequential gearbox

The winner takes it all: Obtain a gold medal in a championship

Homecoming: Finish in the points at Le Castellet in a Renault

Patent Pending: Set a valid Time Trial lap with a set up taken from a rival ghost

Seriously, JEFF!: Politely ask your Race Engineer to stop talking to you out on track

It’s the little things: Use the Multi Function Display to adjust your set-up while on track

More to come: Complete a Race in an Online Championship

Flattery will get you anywhere: Negotiate a new contract

Purple Rain: Achieve a perfect result in a Practice Programme in wet weather

A new challenger appears: Take your first win in any full season

As good as it gets: Apply all vehicle upgrades from one department

Something to prove: Accept a contract with Toro Rosso, Williams or Sauber

There’s no “I” in team: Win the Formula 1 Constructors’ Championship

Best laid plans: Lose an upgrade due to a regulation change

Quick as a flash: Achieve a reaction time of less than 0.16 Seconds off the grid with race starts set to manual

Bright spark: Generate enough energy through ERS to power a light bulb for a year

Making inroads: Complete a race at every short track

On your left: Finish on the podium after being eliminated in Q1

For Thomas: Win the Spanish Grand Prix with Kimi Räikkönen

Every artist was first an amateur: Obtain a Skill Rating in Multiplayer

Right place, right time: Finish on the podium at Singapore in Fernando Alonso’s McLaren

Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it: Win the Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship

Improvise. Adapt. Overcome.: Complete a race using four different tyre compounds

Seen the sights: Complete a Full Season of 21 Races in Career or Championships Mode

Great Expectations: Accept a contract with Ferrari, Mercedes or Red Bull

Contender: Accept a contract with Renault, Haas, McLaren or Force India

Back on track: Complete a lap at Hockenheim

It’s in there somewhere: Finish a race with a missing gear

Welcome to the real world: Complete any race with all assists disabled

Clean sweep: Set the fastest time in all 3 Practice sessions, take pole position and win the Grand Prix

Sceptre: Win a total of 4 Online Races

Use it or lose it: Finish a race with a fully depleted battery

Streets ahead: Win the Drivers’ Championship at USA, or earlier

Superficially Familiar: Complete a race in a classic Lotus at the Circuit of the Americas

Best seat in the house: Take pole position

It’s still good, it’s still good: Use a Flashback

Inspiring Confidence: Receive a promotion to first driver

Aces High: Obtain a rank of 11 Online

It’s about time: Set a clean lap in any Time Trial

Stepping Up: Achieve a podium finish in any game mode

From Humble Beginnings: Complete your first Practice Programme

Smile!: Enter Photo Mode

Trophy Collector: Acquire every trophy in F1® 2018

The Trooper: Obtain a rank of 25 Online


Note: Please use the following cheats at your own discretion. Using cheats online or offline may lead to an immediate ban. GamingBolt or its staff members are not responsible for any problems arising due to their use.

If you’re having any difficulty in the game at all and want to make things easier, then you make use of some cheats. To make use of cheats, you will have to first download the cheat table from the following site (http://fearlessrevolution.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=7746).  Once you do so, you can enable the following cheats among others:

  • Add to Resource Points
  • Set Tyre Wear Rate
  • Set Engine Wear Rate
  • Set Fuel Consumption Rate
  • Show Current Engine Wear

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