San Francisco Rush

Strategy Guide

  • The Rock (Alcatraz) bonus track

    Use the following steps to unlock the bonus track. First, complete an entire circuit and save it to a memory card. To save time in completing a circuit, enter the following password, start the race and drive very slowly to allow the timer to expire.

    8DP5KG5L4G59P
    G92WVCQY0DRDQ

    Note: A small number of cartridges use an alternate password scheme. If the previous password did not result in a completed circuit after one race, use the following password instead:

    9DQ6LH6M5H6$Q
    H$3XWCR01DTDR

    Now return to the screen labeled "Start Game". Choose the "One Race" option, and the "Just Play" sub-option. Press A to select a track. The car selection screen will appear. Hold C-Left, then hold Z. Release both buttons and press Left. Return to the setup screen by pressing B(3), highlight "Setup", and press A. Then, hold C-Up, then hold Z at the setup screen. Release both buttons and press Up. Return to the track selection screen by pressing B, highlighting "One Race", and press A. Highlight "Just Play" and press A. At the track selection screen, hold C-Right, then hold Z. Release both buttons and press Right. Press A to select the current track and display the car selection screen. At the car selection screen, hold C-Down and hold Z. Release both buttons and press Down, L, R. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear a sound. Press B to return to the track selection screen, then choose track 7.

  • Mines

    At the setup screen, quickly press L, R, L, R, L, R. All orange traffic cones will turn into touch-sensitive explosive mines.

  • Upside down tracks

    At the setup screen, press Up, Right, Down, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left.

  • Disable stuck car help

    At the setup screen, press C-Up(4). If you entered the code correctly, an icon with the number "00.06" will appear at the bottom of the screen. Now cars that become stuck, such as on a wall, will remain at that location and not be moved back onto the course.

  • Toggle gravity

    At the setup screen, hold Z and press Up, Down at the setup screen. Release Z and press Up, Down, Up, Down. If you entered the code correctly, a weight icon will appear at the top of the screen. Repeat this code to cycle through other gravity settings.

  • Toggle road textures

    At the setup screen, hold C-Right and press the L at the setup screen. Release the buttons and press Z Button. Hold C-Right then press the L. Release the buttons and press Z Button. If you entered the code correctly, a checkered pattern will appear at the bottom of the screen. Repeat the code to cycle through normal, none, or rainbow textures.

  • Toggle car collision damage

    At the setup screen, press Left, then hold Right and press C-Right. Release both buttons, then press C-Up, C-Left, C-Down, Z. If you entered the code correctly, a bus icon will appear at the bottom of the screen.

  • Resume race from crash location

    At the setup screen, hold Z + C-Left + C-Right (in that order). Continue to hold Z and release the other buttons. Hold C-Right + C-Left (in that order). Release all buttons. If you entered the code correctly, a disabled "R" icon will appear.

  • Toggle race clock

    At the setup screen, hold Z + C-Down + C-Up (in that order). Continue to hold Z and release the other buttons. Hold C-Up + C-Down (in that order). If you entered the code correctly, a disabled clock icon will appear.

  • Extreme option

    On the options screen, highlight the "Mirror" selection. Then, hold C-Left + C-Right + C-Up + C-Down and press Left or Right to access an "Extreme" option.

  • Foggy night mode

    At the options screen, set the "Fog" option to the "Heavy" setting. Then, hold C-Left + C-Right + C-Up + C-Down and press Right to activate foggy night mode.

  • Drive a mine

    At the car selection screen, press C-Right(2), Z, C-Down, C-Up, Z, C-Left(2).

  • Toggle rear tire size

    At the car selection screen, hold C-Right + C-Left (in that order). Release both buttons, then hold C-Left + C-Right (in that order). If you entered the code correctly, the tires on the car in the preview window will change. Repeat this code to cycle through the tire sizes.

  • Toggle front tire size

    At the car selection screen, hold C-Left + C-Right (in that order) at the car selection screen. Release both buttons, then hold C-Right + C-Left (in that order). If you entered the code correctly, the tires on the car in the preview window will change. Repeat this code to cycle through the tire sizes.

  • Toggle car size

    At the car selection screen, hold C-Down + C-Up (in that order) at the car selection screen. Release both buttons, then hold C-Up + C-Down (in that order). If you entered the code correctly, the size of the car in the preview window will change. Repeat this code to cycle through the car sizes.

  • Alternate fog color

    At the car selection screen, hold Z and press C-Down(3) at the car selection screen. If you entered the code correctly, the color of the fog in the preview window will change.

  • Drive crashed car

    At the car selection screen, hold C-Up and press Z(4). Repeat this code to toggle between two different crashed states.

  • Drive a taxi

    Collect at least half of the six to eight keys hidden on any track in a regular race. The cab can only be selected on the same track from which it was unlocked.

  • Drive a street rod

    Collect all of the six to eight keys hidden on any track in a regular race. The street rod can only be selected on the same track from which it was unlocked.

  • Drive a Formula 1 car

    Beat all 24 races in the Circuit mode. Then at the track selection screen, press Z(4). If you entered the code correctly, you will hear the sound of a horn.

  • Toggle camera distance and height

    While playing the game, hold L and press Up or Down.

  • Random high score entries

    While the "Fast Times" or "Best Laps" information is displayed on the records screen, press L, R, L, R, L, R, L, R. Now blank entries will have random names and scores.

  • Crashed car replay

    When crossing the finish line, crash your car. Then, hold L + R + Z while the phrase "Game Over" is flashing. Release the buttons at the high score screen. Now the crashed car will be racing in the replay.

  • Enable special car in circuit mode

    Win a circuit. Then at the track selection screen, select the same player again and press Z(4) to enable a special car.

  • Tag game

    At the beginning of a two player practice game, abort the race during countdown. The timer will start at five minutes for both players. The timer for the player that is "it" will run. This player must tag the other player to make them "it" and force their clock to run. Note: player two is always "it" when the game begins.

  • Control screen position

    Hold L + R and press the Analog-stick to rotate the screen.


    Game Shark Codes

    Activate Stop Timer800F4090 0001
    Activate Auto Abort Disable800F4078 0001
    Activate Change Track Textures800F3DA0 0001
    Activate Cones to Mines800F3F88 0001
    Activate Disable Car 2 Car Control800F4050 0001
    Activate Resurrect in Place800F4080 0001
    Activate Upside Down Mode800F4061 0001
    Gravity Modifier800F3D91 00??
    Car Type Modifier800F40B1 00??
    GS Button For Track Modifier [Note]88100050 00??
    Track 1 Statistics Codes
    Average Lap-Time Modifier810CAC7E ????
    Average Lap-Laps Modifier810CAC80 ????
    Have All Keys Found Track 1810CAC82 FFFF
    Races Modifier810CAC84 ????
    First Place Modifier810CAC86 ????
    Second Place Modifier810CAC88 ????
    Third Place Modifier810CAC8A ????
    Crashes Modifier810CAC8C ????
    Death Races Attempted Modifier810CAC8E ????
    Death Races Completed Modifier810CAC90 ????
    Track 2 Statistics Codes
    Average Lap-Time Modifier810CAC94 ????
    Average Lap-Laps Modifier810CAC96 ????
    Have All Keys Found Track 1810CAC98 FFFF
    Races Modifier810CAC9A ????
    First Place Modifier810CAC9C ????
    Second Place Modifier810CAC9E ????
    Third Place Modifier810CACA0 ????
    Crashes Modifier810CACA2 ????
    Death Races Attempted Modifier810CACA4 ????
    Death Races Completed Modifier810CACA6 ????
    Track 3 Statistics Codes
    Average Lap-Time Modifier810CACAA ????
    Average Lap-Laps Modifier810CACAC ????
    Have All Keys Found Track 1810CACAE FFFF
    Races Modifier810CACB0 ????
    First Place Modifier810CACB2 ????
    Second Place Modifier810CACB4 ????
    Third Place Modifier810CACB6 ????
    Crashes Modifier810CACB8 ????
    Death Races Attempted Modifier810CACBA ????
    Death Races Completed Modifier810CACBC ????
    Track 4 Statistics Codes
    Average Lap-Time Modifier810CACC0 ????
    Average Lap-Laps Modifier810CACC2 ????
    Have All Keys Found Track 1810CACC4 FFFF
    Races Modifier810CACC6 ????
    First Place Modifier810CACC8 ????
    Second Place Modifier810CACCA ????
    Third Place Modifier810CACCC ????
    Crashes Modifier810CACCE ????
    Death Races Attempted Modifier810CACD0 ????
    Death Races Completed Modifier810CACD2 ????
    Track 5 Statistics Codes
    Average Lap-Time Modifier810CACD6 ????
    Average Lap-Laps Modifier810CACD8 ????
    Have All Keys Found Track 1810CACDA FFFF
    Races Modifier810CACDC ????
    First Place Modifier810CACDE ????
    Second Place Modifier810CACE0 ????
    Third Place Modifier810CACE2 ????
    Crashes Modifier810CACE4 ????
    Death Races Attempted Modifier810CACE6 ????
    Death Races Completed Modifier810CACE8 ????
    Track 6 Statistics Codes
    Average Lap-Time Modifier810CACEC ????
    Average Lap-Laps Modifier810CACEE ????
    Have All Keys Found Track 1810CACF0 FFFF
    Races Modifier810CACF2 ????
    First Place Modifier810CACF4 ????
    Second Place Modifier810CACF6 ????
    Third Place Modifier810CACF8 ????
    Crashes Modifier810CACFA ????
    Death Races Attempted Modifier810CACFC ????
    Death Races Completed Modifier810CACFE ????
    Quantity Digits to Accompany Gravity Modifier
    00 - A Balloon & 2 Weights
    01 - Normal
    02 - 1 Weight
    03 - 2 Weights
    Quantity Digits to Accompany Car Type Modifier
    00 - Normal Car
    01 - Flat Car
    02 - Fat Car
    03 - Giant Car
    Quantity Digits to Accompany Track Modifier
    00 - Track 1
    01 - Track 1
    02 - Track 2
    03 - Track 4
    04 - Track 5
    05 - Track 6
    06 - Track 7

    Note: With this code, press the GS Button when on the track selction screen and press A to select that track.


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