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Super Monaco GP [2-Player Sit-Down model] (c) 1989 Sega Enterprises, Ltd.

A superb Formula One racing game from Sega that took sprite-scaled graphics to a whole new level. The game's single track offered a very reasonable representation of the famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit.

Players could chose to race with one of three different skill/gear settings :

Beginner : Automatic Gears

Intermediate : 4-Speed Manual gears

Professional : 7-Speed Manual Gears

Before entering the Grand Prix, a qualification lap had to be completed. In the event of qualifying, the qualifying time determined the player's position on the starting grid. During the race itself, checkpoints had to be reached within a set time, or the race was over.


Sega X board hardware

Game ID : 0124a / 0125a / 0126 / 0126a

Main CPU : (2x) 68000 (@ 12.5 Mhz), Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM2151 (@ 4 Mhz), Sega (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 1

Control : steering wheel

Buttons : 2


Released in May 1989 in Japan.

Also released as :

"Super Monaco GP [Upright model]"

"Super Monaco GP [Cockpit model]"

"Super Monaco GP [Deluxe model]"



* Select message : 'Select By Stearing...'

* Select text : B, A, Super A Class, like on Megadrive

* Qualification : preliminary race


* Select message : 'Push Start Button'

* Select text : B, A, Super A Class, like on Megadrive

* Qualification : preliminary race

Other versions :

* Select message : 'select by stearing'

* Select text : Beginner Intermediate Professional

* Qualification : Qualifying Lap

Versions without billboards (0124a, Rev C 0125a, 0126a) :

* On these versions, Marlbobo, Modil, Hoster's billboards are replaced by Flicky's.

* Ajip, Pibelly billboard's are modified to be unreadable.

* Conan, Henda, Fodo, Flippy, BF billboards are unmodified.

* The billboard after the tunnel is always a Flicky (the Sega game).

* Renamed brands on the billboards :

Marlbobo => Marlboro (you can see Marlboro on the title screen tho)

Ajip => Agip

Conan => Canon

Modil => Mobil

Pibelli, Flippy => Pirelli

Henda => Honda

Fodo => Ford

BF => BP

Hoster's => Foster's

Note : US versions have the "Winners Don't Use Drugs" screen.


Do not steer through the chicane; just hold a straight line and the game will take your car through it under full acceleration.


1. Monaco GP (1979)

2. Pro Monaco GP (1980)

3. Super Monaco GP [Upright model] (1989)

3. Super Monaco GP [Cockpit model] (1989)

3. Super Monaco GP [Deluxe model] (1989)


* Consoles :

Sega Master System (1990)

Sega Mega Drive (1990)

Sega Mega-CD (1992, "Sega Classics Arcade Collection 4-in-1")

* Computers :

Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1991)

Commodore C64 (1991)

Commodore Amiga (1991)

Amstrad CPC (1991)


Game's rom.

Machine's picture.

MAME Info:

0.92 [?]

0.88u5 [Guru, Charles MacDonald]


- smgp, smgp5, smgp6, smgpu, smgpu1, smgpu2, smgpu3, smgpj: Memory Test causes a watchdog reset. nicolasa (ID 01688)

- Title screen does not overdraw the left most vertical line. RansAckeR (ID 01106)


- 0.143u7: Changed description to 'Super Monaco GP (World, Rev B, 'Twin', FD1094 317-0126a)' and clones to '(Japan, Rev A, FD1094 317-0124a)', '(Japan, Rev B, FD1094 317-0124a)', '(US, Rev A, FD1094 317-0125a)', '(US, Rev B, FD1094 317-0125a)', '(US, Rev C, FD1094 317-0125a)', '(World, 'Air Drive Cabinet', FD1094 317-0126)' and '(World, Rev A, FD1094 317-0126a)'. Removed 'Super Monaco GP (set 5, US, Rev B, FD1094 317-0125a)'. Renamed (smgpu3) to (smgpu1).

- 0.141u1: hap fixed voice samples incorrectly played in Super Monaco GP.

- 0.124u2: Corrado Tomaselli added clone Super Monaco GP (set 1, Japan, Rev A, FD1094 317-0124a). Changed parent description to 'Super Monaco GP (set 9, World, Rev B, 'Twin', FD1094 317-0126a)' and all other clones to 'set 8...', 'set 7...', 'set 6...', 'set 5...', 'set 4...', 'set 3...' and 'set 2...'.

- 8th April 2008: Corrado Tomaselli dumped Super Monaco GP (set 1, Japan, Rev A, FD1094 317-0124a).

- 0.107u2: Changed input from 3 to 2 buttons.

- 0.102: Arzeno Fabrice added clone Super Monaco GP (set 4, US, Rev B, FD1094 317-0125a). Changed (set 4) to (set 5), (set 5) to (set 6) and (set 7) to (set 8).

- 0.97u1: Changed description of clones '(set 3, US, Rev B? FD1094 317-0125a)' to 'Super Monaco GP (set 2, US, FD1094 317-0125a)' and '(set 2, US, Rev A, FD1094 317-0125a)' to 'Super Monaco GP (set 3, US, Rev A, FD1094 317-0125a)'.

- 0.94u2: Aaron Giles hooked up Z80 (4MHz) CPU4 dummy CPU for running SMGP communications.

- 0.92: Changed '(set 1, US, Rev A, FD1094 317-0125a)' to clone '(set 2, US, Rev A, FD1094 317-0125a)', '(set 7, World, Rev B, 'Twin', FD1094 317-0126a)' to parent '(set 7, World, Rev B, 'Twin', FD1094 317-0126a)', '(set 2, US, FD1094 317-0125a)' to '(set 3, US, Rev B? FD1094 317-0125a)', '(set 3, World, Rev A, FD1094 317-0126a)' to '(set 6, World, Rev A, FD1094 317-0126a)', '(set 4, Japan, Rev B. FD1094 317-0124a)' to '(set 1, Japan, Rev B, FD1094 317-0124a)', '(set 5, US, Rev C. FD1094 317-0125a)' to '(set 4, US, Rev C, FD1094 317-0125a)' and '(set 6, World, 'Air Drive Cabinet', FD1094 317-0126)' to '(set 5, World, 'Air Drive Cabinet', FD1094 317-0126)'. Renamed (smgp) to (smgpu2), (smgpf) to (smgp), (smgpa) to (smgpu3), (smgpb) to (smgp6), (smgpc) to (smgpj), (smgpd) to (smgpu) and (smgpe) to (smgp5).

- 0.89u6: New Sega X-Board driver [Aaron Giles]. Added better tilemap support (from 16b) - Game now playable. Changed 68000 CPU1/2 clock speeds to 12500000 Hz, palettesize to 24576 colors and input to Paddle, 3x buttons and 2x coin slots. Added dipswitches 'Machine ID', 'Number of Machines' and 'Cabinet'.

- 0.89u3: David Haywood hooked up controls in Super Monaco GP. Super Monaco GP is now 'working' but still have some fairly serious issues. Added 4th button.

- 0.89u2: Added clone Super Monaco GP (set 7, World, Rev B, 'Twin', FD1094 317-0126a). Fixed gfx2 rom loading. Changed parent description to 'Super Monaco GP (set 1, US, Rev A, FD1094 317-0125a)' and clones '(set 3, World, FD1094 317-0126a)' to '(set 3, World, Rev A, FD1094 317-0126a)', '(set 4, Japan, FD1094 317-0124a)' to '(set 4, Japan, Rev B. FD1094 317-0124a)' and '(set 5, US, FD1094 317-0125a)' to '(set 5, US, Rev C. FD1094 317-0125a)'.

- 0.89u1: Gerald added clone Super Monaco GP (set 6, World, 'Air Drive Cabinet', FD1094 317-0126). Added 317-0126a.key to Super Monaco GP (set 3). Changed description of clone '(set 3, FD1094 317-?)' to '(set 3, World, FD1094 317-0126a)'.

- 0.89: Charles MacDonald and David Haywood added clones Super Monaco GP (set 5, US, FD1094 317-0125a) and (set 4, Japan, FD1094 317-0124a) (full set). Changed description to 'Super Monaco GP (set 1, US, FD1094 317-0125a)' and clones '(set 2, US, 317-0125a)' to '(set 2, US, FD1094 317-0125a)', '(set 3, 317-?)' to '(set 3, FD1094 317-?)' and '(set 4, 317-0124a)' to '(set 4, Japan, FD1094 317-0124a)'.

- 0.88u7: Changed description to 'Super Monaco GP (set 1, US, 317-0125a)' and clone '(set 2, 317-0125a)' to '(set 2, US, 317-0125a)'.

- 0.88u5: Added Super Monaco GP (set 1, 317-0125a) (Sega 1989) and clones (set 2, 317-0125a), (set 3, 317-?) and (set 4, 317-0124a - only 317-0124a.key rom).

- 16th November 2004: David Haywood - The road draws on smgp now, i don't know why, must be something i changed without testing it.

- 14th November 2004: Charles MacDonald - Dumped 'Super Monaco GP' FD1094 CPU. Haze: No i don't know where the road is yet).

- 3rd March 2004: Guru - Super Monaco GP (Sega 1989, X Board hardware) arrived from Pelle.

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Romset: 3240 kb / 29 files / 1.35 zip

MAME XML Output:

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              <description>Super Monaco GP (World, Rev B, 'Twin', FD1094 317-0126a)</description>
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              <rom name="epr-12564b.63" size="131072" crc="b5191af0" sha1="d6fb19552e4816eefe751907ec55a2e07ad24879" region="maincpu" offset="1"/>
              <rom name="317-0126a.key" size="8192" crc="2abc1982" sha1="cc4c36e6ba52431df17c6e36ba08d3a89be7b7e7" region="user1" offset="0"/>
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              <rom name="mpr-12428.102" size="131072" crc="efa80ad5" sha1="9bc7c3fb60cc076f29a0af487d58e5b48f1c4b06" region="gfx2" offset="3"/>
              <rom name="mpr-12421.91" size="131072" crc="25f46140" sha1="ea75e364cf52636d100158f79be627e36da8c327" region="gfx2" offset="80000"/>
              <rom name="mpr-12422.95" size="131072" crc="cb51c8f6" sha1="5af56ae1916c3212b8d5b9e4bccbbe1916694f89" region="gfx2" offset="80001"/>
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              <rom name="mpr-12424.103" size="131072" crc="0ce00dfc" sha1="3b1990977ec7ad4c3bea66527707cff2cd8d5a98" region="gfx2" offset="80003"/>
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              <rom name="mpr-12419.100" size="131072" crc="ce4568cb" sha1="1ed66e74ce94d41593b498827d9cc243f775d4ba" region="gfx2" offset="100002"/>
              <rom name="mpr-12420.104" size="131072" crc="679442eb" sha1="f88ef0219497f955d8db6783f3636dad52928f46" region="gfx2" offset="100003"/>
              <rom name="epr-12609.93" size="131072" crc="a867812f" sha1="f8950bf794b6c2ec767ffff837d28917b636dbe7" region="gfx2" offset="180000"/>
              <rom name="epr-12610.97" size="131072" crc="53b99417" sha1="ab72d35c88695c777d24c5557e5d3ea2d446e51b" region="gfx2" offset="180001"/>
              <rom name="epr-12611.101" size="131072" crc="bd5c6ab0" sha1="7632dc4daa8eabe74769369856a8ba451e5bd420" region="gfx2" offset="180002"/>
              <rom name="epr-12612.105" size="131072" crc="ac86e890" sha1="7720c1c8df6de5de50254e97772c15161b796031" region="gfx2" offset="180003"/>
              <rom name="epr-12436.17" size="65536" crc="16ec5f0a" sha1="307b7388b5c36fd4bc2a61f7941db44858e03c5c" region="soundcpu" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mpr-12437.11" size="131072" crc="a1c7e712" sha1="fa7fa8c39690ae5dab8b28af5aeed5ffae2cd6de" region="pcm" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="mpr-12438.12" size="131072" crc="6573d46b" sha1="c4a4a0ea35250eff28a5bfd5e9cd372f52fd1308" region="pcm" offset="20000"/>
              <rom name="mpr-12439.13" size="131072" crc="13bf6de5" sha1="92228a05ec33d606491a1da98c4989f69cddbb49" region="pcm" offset="40000"/>
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              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="68000" clock="12500000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="sub" name="68000" clock="12500000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="soundcpu" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="comm" name="Z80" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="ymsnd" name="YM2151" clock="4000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="pcm" name="Sega PCM" clock="4000000"/>
              <display tag="screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="320" height="224" refresh="59.637405" pixclock="6250000" htotal="400" hbend="0" hbstart="320" vtotal="262" vbend="0" vbstart="224" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="1" buttons="2" coins="2" service="yes">
                     <control type="paddle" minimum="56" maximum="200" sensitivity="100" keydelta="4"/>
                     <control type="pedal" minimum="40" maximum="168" sensitivity="100" keydelta="40"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin A" tag="IO1PORTC" mask="15">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="7"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="9"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit, 5/3, 6/4" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit, 4/3" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="15" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit, 5/6" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit, 4/5" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit, 2/3" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="14"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="13"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="12"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="11"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="10"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play (if Coin B too) or 1/1" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Coin B" tag="IO1PORTC" mask="240">
                     <dipvalue name="4 Coins/1 Credit" value="112"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3 Coins/1 Credit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit" value="144"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit, 5/3, 6/4" value="80"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/1 Credit, 4/3" value="64"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit" value="240" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit, 5/6" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit, 4/5" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/1 Credit, 2/3" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2 Coins/3 Credits" value="96"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/2 Credits" value="224"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/3 Credits" value="208"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/4 Credits" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/5 Credits" value="176"/>
                     <dipvalue name="1 Coin/6 Credits" value="160"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Free Play (if Coin A too) or 1/1" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Machine ID" tag="IO1PORTD" mask="7">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="7" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="6"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="5"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="4"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="3"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="2"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="1"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Number of Machines" tag="IO1PORTD" mask="56">
                     <dipvalue name="1" value="56" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="2" value="48"/>
                     <dipvalue name="3" value="40"/>
                     <dipvalue name="4" value="32"/>
                     <dipvalue name="5" value="24"/>
                     <dipvalue name="6" value="16"/>
                     <dipvalue name="7" value="8"/>
                     <dipvalue name="8" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Cabinet" tag="IO1PORTD" mask="192">
                     <dipvalue name="Deluxe" value="192"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Cockpit" value="128"/>
                     <dipvalue name="Upright" value="64" default="yes"/>
              <driver status="good" emulation="good" color="good" sound="good" graphic="good" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="24576"/>

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