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Car Race Car Race - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A very simple race-driving game for kids. The object is for the player's car to outrace computer-controlled cars.

Car Race was produced by Unknown in 1981.

Unknown released 775 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1700. Unknown was based in United States.

Other machines made by Unknown during the time period Car Race was produced include: Galaxy, Kick'N Catch Football, Galaxy Games Multi Game Video System, Lil Razzle Dazzle, Hoop Shot!, Big Kong, Billiards The, Donkey King, Frog, and Monkey Donkey


Name Car Race
Developer Unknown (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7284
Class Prototype
Genre Racing
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Steering: Wheel
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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Cabinet Information

The game is housed in a small cabinet which has enough room for children who are from ages three to five to sit down in. The cabinet has side decals that refer to the game as "Video Race".


The title screen refers to the game as "Car Race" although the cabinet's side decals refers to the game as "Video Race".

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Car Race Census

There are 14,908 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,187 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Very rare - There are no known instances of this game owned by one of our active members.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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