Speed Racer

Speed Racer intro screen Speed Racer game screen
Speed Racer intro and game screen.
Speed Racer track 1 Speed Racer track 2
Speed Racer tracks 1 and 2.
Speed Racer track 3 Speed Racer track 4
Speed Racer tracks 3 and 4.

Speed Racer is my personal favorite clone of the arcade hit Pole Position. Although not as sophisticated in play as Pitstop II, it also didn't need a disk drive, and just looked better with the full screen graphics. There are 4 different tracks, each which has it's own scenery (some are in the country, some in the city), and it keeps track of the top 10 scores for EACH track separately. Even the intro is cool; it shows a Coco 1 and a TV set; it turns the TV on, tunes to the right channel, and then puts on the opening credits using some flashing and scrolling animation.

Title: Speed Racer

Author: Steven Hirsch

Publisher: Michtron (formerly Computer Shack)

Released: 1984

Requires: Color Computer 1,2,3, 32K RAM, cassette or disk, joystick.

Download RACER.BIN. Type LOADM "RACER" and then EXEC to run.

Download the manual.

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