Codemasters is now inviting fans to join the F1 Online: The Game's closed beta by registering at

By registering for F1 Online: The Game's closed beta, players will have the opportunity to give their feedback and shape game features prior to the game's Open Beta phase, in Q2 2012.

Fans who are accepted into the closed beta also have the opportunity to earn in-game rewards when F1 Online: The Game goes live.

Developed at Codemasters Studios the free-to-play racing and management game promises to combine intuitive top-down racing gameplay with a rewarding management game.

By forming their own racing team, players will make the calls to develop their own personal franchise and improve their car's performance on the circuit. Gamers begin by designing their own livery, helmet and logo to give their team a unique identity. Acting as team boss, players will be in charge of building and developing their own headquarters into a world class motorsport facility. This will be home to several different departments which are vital to the running of a successful racing team, including R&D, Production, Commercial and more.

F1 Online: The Game will allow fans to compete in online multiplayer races across a range of game modes, including Grand Prix events and a range of challenges and Time Trials. Gamers will be able to track and share their progress via a range of leaderboards and social network features.