Championship Run (ZX Spectrum)

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This racing game has a similar structure to Continental Circus, as in the first race you must finish no worse than 76th out of the 100 computer cars, but in each successive race, you must do more to qualify, although there are still 100 cars. You must be careful not to run off track, or into the other cars, as this causes the car to slow.

Your car has 3 gears, and you push fire while accelerating to go up a gear, and push it while braking to go down (which makes it harder to recover speed after an incident). The circuits are full of hairpins, traffic (not all of it in direct contest with you for position) and hills - rising over those can be precarious. The races are over 4 laps, and each lap's timing is displayed on screen, along with the distance left to complete this lap.


Championship Run ZX Spectrum I sort of carry that little flash for a while - long after the other car has driven off into the distance
Championship Run ZX Spectrum Making lots of smoke now - must be damaged
Championship Run ZX Spectrum There are different tracks to race but they are not player selectable
Championship Run ZX Spectrum Load screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Vector Championship Run" -- ST/Amiga title

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Your Sinclair Mar, 1992 84 out of 100 84
Your Sinclair May, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Crash! May, 1991 55 out of 100 55


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Martin Smith (66852) added Championship Run (ZX Spectrum) on Oct 28, 2004
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