Roland's Rat Race
Roland Rat (puppeteer David Claridge)
Stan: Roy Sampson (1989 qualifying stages)
Nicholas Parsons (1989 semi-finals and final)
BBC North West for BBC1, 2 January 1988 - 15 April 1989 (24 episodes in 2 series)
Kids quiz where the contestants sat in cars and earnt miles instead of points.
Rounds one to three (or laps, as they called it) consisted of individual rounds on general knowledge, pop music and observation. The final lap was a quick-fire team round.
Weaver's Week review of that 1989 episode.