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This page will show you the shortcuts and how to raise your score at Mario Circuit 1, a course in Mario Kart Tour. If you would like to know how to obtain this level's Grand Stars and see which drivers work best on this map, please read on.

Mario Circuit 1: Course Map and Shortcuts

Course Map

Mario Circuit 1 Shortcut Map

List of Courses and Shortcuts

How to Obtain All Grand Stars

Koopa Troopa Cup (Winter Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1600
3 Stars 2000
4 Stars 2600
5 Stars 4300
Baby Rosalina Cup (New Year's Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1600
3 Stars 2000
4 Stars 2600
5 Stars 4300
Rosalina Cup (Mario Bros. Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1400
3 Stars 1800
4 Stars 2300
5 Stars 4300
Metal Mario Cup (Berlin Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2300
3 Stars 3100
4 Stars 3900
5 Stars 5800
Dry Bones Cup
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1800
3 Stars 2700
4 Stars 3700
5 Stars 4500
Baby Daisy Cup (Paris Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1900
3 Stars 2800
4 Stars 3700
5 Stars 4600
Baby Peach Cup (Winter Tour)
1 Star 1000
2 Stars 2300
3 Stars 3100
4 Stars 3900
5 Stars 5100
Mario Cup (New Year's Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1400
3 Stars 1800
4 Stars 2200
5 Stars 4500
Daisy Cup (Mario Bros. Tour)
1 Star 1000
2 Stars 2400
3 Stars 3200
4 Stars 4100
5 Stars 5200
Mario Cup (Baby Rosalina Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1400
3 Stars 1900
4 Stars 2400
5 Stars 4600
Mario Cup (Flower Tour)
1 Star 1000
2 Stars 1600
3 Stars 2100
4 Stars 2700
5 Stars 4800
Baby Mario Cup (Jungle Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1500
3 Stars 2000
4 Stars 2500
5 Stars 4700
Baby Rosalina Cup (Super Mario Kart Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 2200
3 Stars 3000
4 Stars 3800
5 Stars 5700
Mario Cup
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 1300
3 Stars 1500
4 Stars 1800
5 Stars 2100
Daisy Cup (Paris Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 2800
3 Stars 4000
4 Stars 4800
5 Stars 5300
Mario Cup (Mario Tour)
1 Star 900
2 Stars 1400
3 Stars 1900
4 Stars 2400
5 Stars 4700

Raising Your Score at Mario Circuit 1

Position Points and Gimmicks are the Most Important

In order to obtain the most points possible, you should aim for a high position and use items to knock your opponents out of the lead.

Tips for Raising Your Score

Rocket Start

Rocket Start (Mario Circuit 1).jpg
Always start with a Rocket Start. You will get the highest bonus score when you perform the Rocket Start correctly. Rocket Start will also give you an early lead in the race.

Mini-turbo and Ultra Mini-Turbo Boosts

Ultra Mini-Turbo boosts (Mario Circuit 1).jpg
Mario Circuit 1 has a long and wide track. Take advantage of it and perform mini-turbo and ultra mini-turbo boosts as much as you can.
Manual Drift and How to Drift

Pipes

Pipes (Mario Circuit 1).jpg
Most pipes in this course are placed on curves. Be careful while taking a turn or it will slow you down. You can also use items to get rid of the pipes.

Shortcut

Shortcut (Mario Circuit 1).jpg
Shortcuts in this course can easily be accessed. You need to have at least 1 mushroom to avoid slowing down outside the race track.

Recommended Combinations (Customizations)

The best combinations of drivers, karts, and gliders are in the table below. They can give you the highest combo bonus and the highest possible score in this course.

Best Combinations
Mario (Hakama)Mario (Hakama) Radish RiderRadish Rider Gold GliderGold Glider
MarioMario B DasherB Dasher Gold GliderGold Glider
Toad (Pit Crew)Toad (Pit Crew) Mach 8Mach 8 Super GliderSuper Glider

The good combinations of drivers, karts, and gliders are in the table below. They can give you a high score in this course.

Good Combinations
Peach (Vacation)Peach (Vacation) Black B DasherBlack B Dasher Royal ParachuteRoyal Parachute
Peach (Kimono)Peach (Kimono) Carrot KartCarrot Kart Shell ParachuteShell Parachute
PeachettePeachette Pipe FramePipe Frame Royal ParachuteRoyal Parachute
ToadToad Kabuki DasherKabuki Dasher Paper GliderPaper Glider
Peach (Kimono)Peach (Kimono) Blue BiddybuggyBlue Biddybuggy Shell ParachuteShell Parachute
Peach (Vacation)Peach (Vacation) MacharonMacharon Royal ParachuteRoyal Parachute

Note: You can shuffle these drivers, karts, or gliders if you do not have the others yet. For example, you can select Peachette, B Dasher, and Royal Parachute as your driver, kart, and glider combination.

Recommended Drivers, Karts, and Gliders for Mario Circuit 1

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
MarioMario Mario (Hakama)Mario (Hakama)
Peach (Kimono)Peach (Kimono) Toad (Pit Crew)Toad (Pit Crew)
Mario (Classic)Mario (Classic) NabbitNabbit
Mario (SNES)Mario (SNES) Mario (Halloween)Mario (Halloween)
Luigi (Lederhosen)Luigi (Lederhosen) Mario (Racing)Mario (Racing)
2 Item Slots
PeachettePeachette ToadToad
Peach (Kimono)Peach (Kimono) Peach (Vacation)Peach (Vacation)
Red Koopa (Freerunning)Red Koopa (Freerunning) Mario (Swimwear)Mario (Swimwear)
Mario (SNES)Mario (SNES) Luigi (Lederhosen)Luigi (Lederhosen)
Mario (Racing)Mario (Racing)

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
B DasherB Dasher Mach 8Mach 8
Kabuki DasherKabuki Dasher MacharonMacharon
Radish RiderRadish Rider ZucchiniZucchini
Egg 1Egg 1 Pirate Sushi RacerPirate Sushi Racer
8-Bit Pipe Frame8-Bit Pipe Frame Gold Pipe FrameGold Pipe Frame
Sunset CloudSunset Cloud Cat CruiserCat Cruiser
Bonus Points x1.5
Black B DasherBlack B Dasher Pipe FramePipe Frame
Kabuki DasherKabuki Dasher Blue BiddybuggyBlue Biddybuggy
MacharonMacharon Carrot KartCarrot Kart
ZucchiniZucchini Pirate Sushi RacerPirate Sushi Racer
Red Standard 8Red Standard 8 Party-WingParty-Wing

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Gold GliderGold Glider Super GliderSuper Glider
Royal ParachuteRoyal Parachute 8-Bit Jumping Mario8-Bit Jumping Mario
Peach HanafudaPeach Hanafuda Banana WingtipBanana Wingtip
Cape Mario HanafudaCape Mario Hanafuda Super Mario Kart GliderSuper Mario Kart Glider
Sunset BalloonsSunset Balloons Mushroom GliderMushroom Glider
Combo Bonus x2
Shell ParachuteShell Parachute Paper GliderPaper Glider
Royal ParachuteRoyal Parachute Crimson CraneCrimson Crane
Peach HanafudaPeach Hanafuda Banana WingtipBanana Wingtip
Nabbit Oilpaper UmbrellaNabbit Oilpaper Umbrella

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