> Ok this search has just gone off on a tangent. > City bomber is indeed the start of the game I was asking for help in identifying - > I'm amazed to see it after all these years. > > The problem I have is the 12 DOHC thing. > I definitely recall a stage where you finished the race and either round 2 or 3 race > was in darkness and you could only see the track / path with your car headlights. > > It's obviously a different game and my somewhat flaky memory has merged two games in > to one > > Anyone have any ideas ? > > Thanks for your help so far - seeing city bomber has made my day. > I'll be playing that as soon as I sort some free time.
I'd try Road Fighter (roadf). It has that term you suggest and has very similar overhead racing gameplay overall. It is also another Konami title.