[SOLVED] Early 2000s Racing games with bonuses

Help locating old / Pre year 2000 games you used to play.
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[SOLVED] Early 2000s Racing games with bonuses

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Hi everyone,

I'm looking for a game I used to play when I was a kid, don't know tha year but must be on beginning of 2000s, on a windows (95 or 98) computer.

From what I remember :
- It was a racing game with realistic cars (I remember of a yellow Mitsubishi)
- There were only a few tracks corresponding to cities (I remember of Rome that was at night on paved road, there was also London with pink/red road, and Montreal where it was raining, and others)
- There were different game-mode, classic race with opponents, training, time attack, pursuit (against a cop).

The key element :
There were bonuses (like in Mario Kart) to catch on the circuit then to use, I remember some of them :
- a shield : protecting your car during a short amount of time from opponent bonuses, when used the car was covered inside a blue semi-sphere
- a boost
- spikes : that could be dropped on the road, when dropped they were visible thanks to a luminous red halo
- bomb : that it opponent nearby and slow them.
- others that I can't remember
I remember that the bonuses (when catched and before used) where displayed on top of the screen in a triangle

Does someone has any idea of what game it could be ?
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early 2000s Racing games with bonuses

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Well, you mentioned a yellow Mitsubishi. Perhaps a good place to start is the following video which shows the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution in 20 different racing games:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLxLMHT2wGQ
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early 2000s Racing games with bonuses

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Thanks for your answer. The game was not in the video but
I take the idea and search for racing game with mitsubishi and ended up on this site : igcd . net
And after browsing it, I FOUND IT :D

The game is Downtown Run
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