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Identifying that its F1 series can be a bit intense at times, Codemasters has announced a new quick play option for the upcoming F1 2012. Dubbed the Champions Mode, the feature will allow you to jump into a host of individual race scenarios against former champions. Think International Superstar Soccer’s challenge mode but with race cars.

Famous drivers will include Kimi Räikkönen, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button, Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Michael Schumacher. You’ll need to beat each champion’s race scenario to unlock the next.

Kimi Räikkönen’s challenge will see you joining the Spa Francorchamps as the Finn’s race partner. With three laps to go, you’ll need to use your newly fitted tyres to overtake the rest of the pack and win the race.

The mode’s set to debut at GamesCom later this month. Check out the trailer below.