Videocart 9 Drag Strip
Fairchild Channel F Games

General Information

Developer - Fairchild

Publisher - Fairchild

Release - 1976

Fairchild Channel F Videocart 9 cover
Videocart 9 Drag Strip Fairchild Channel F Games

This drag racing simulator makes use of the Channel F's special controllers. While twisting the joystick's head to the left or right controls the engine throttle, the stick movement itself is used to shift gears in a realistic H-pattern.

Depending on the chosen skill level, the car available is a family sedan, a modified sedan, a funny car, or a real dragster, although they all look the same on screen. One player can try to beat the predefined par time of 7.7 seconds, or compete against a friend to see who reaches the finish line first. The game manual mentions that a player only wins the game when he brings his victory counter to 99.

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