Famicom Grand Prix: F-1 Race
Famicom Grand Prix: F-1 Race (ファミコングランプリ F1レース) is a Japan-exclusive racing game released for the Family Computer Disk System on October 30, 1987. It is a racing game starring Mario in Formula One cars. Japan held a Famicom Grand Prix: F-12 Contest, and players with the highest scores got a Super Mario Bros. Game & Watch sealed in a case shaped like Diskun, the mascot of the Disk System who appeared on all Disk System game covers (and also made an appearance as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. Melee). A sequel was released, known as Famicom Grand Prix II: 3D Hot Rally, and it was very different from F-1 Race.
In the game, players can choose to play alone or with other cars. Cars have a certain amount of health and fuel, which decreases whenever the player crashes into a wall or another car, as well as whenever he or she drives off of the road. The player can go to a pit-stop to regenerate the health and fuel; however, doing this takes away race time. Winning the Grand Prix rewards players with coins (Money), which can be used to unlock hidden cars.