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This page will show you the shortcuts and how to raise your score at SNES Rainbow Road T, 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.

SNES Rainbow Road T: Course Map and Shortcuts

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How to Obtain All Grand Stars

Baby Rosalina Cup (Tokyo Tour)
1 Star 2300
2 Stars 3500
3 Stars 4700
4 Stars 5500
5 Stars 6300
Shy Guy Cup (London Tour)
1 Star 1800
2 Stars 3600
3 Stars 4500
4 Stars 6100
5 Stars 9200
Metal Mario Cup (Vancouver Tour)
1 Star 2200
2 Stars 4700
3 Stars 6200
4 Stars 8300
5 Stars 10800
Baby Rosalina Cup (Valentine's Tour)
1 Star 2000
2 Stars 4100
3 Stars 5200
4 Stars 7100
5 Stars 9800
Baby Mario Cup (Peach Tour)
1 Star 1900
2 Stars 3300
3 Stars 4500
4 Stars 5700
5 Stars 9500

Raising Your Score at SNES Rainbow Road T

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

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Always start with a Rocket Start. You can get the highest bonus score possible if done correctly. It will also help you take an early lead in the race.


Ramps (SNES Rainbow Road T).jpg
This is a T course so ramps are provided all over the course. Access these ramps to perform jump boosts and create a long combo to increase your score.

Waving Road

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There are no Star Thowmps in this course so you can easily go to either side of the waving road to do jump boosts. Take this opportunity to make an unbreakable combo and get a high score.


Drifting (SNES Rainbow Road T).jpg
This course has a wide racing track. You can perform a Mini or Super Mini-Turbo Boost to gain speed and at the same time extend your combo.

Shortcut 1

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Access this ramp located on the left corner to perform jump boost and take advantage of your opponents. Be careful for you might fall if you did not manage to land on the road.

Shortcut 2

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This ramp will be located on the right corner after the waving road. Use this ramp to steal the lead from your opponents and perform another jump boost.

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 (Santa)Mario (Santa) Blue BadwagonBlue Badwagon Gold GliderGold Glider
Metal MarioMetal Mario Blue BadwagonBlue Badwagon Gold GliderGold Glider
Pink Gold PeachPink Gold Peach Blue BadwagonBlue Badwagon Gold GliderGold Glider
Baby RosalinaBaby Rosalina RoyaleRoyale BBIA ParafoilBBIA Parafoil

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
Mario (Musician)Mario (Musician) TricksterTrickster Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper
Rosalina (Halloween)Rosalina (Halloween) TricksterTrickster Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper
Mario (Hakama)Mario (Hakama) Gold BlooperGold Blooper Oilpaper UmbrellaOilpaper Umbrella
BowserBowser DaytripperDaytripper Waluigi WingWaluigi Wing

Note: You can shuffle these drivers, karts, or gliders if you do not have the others yet. For example, you can select Baby Rosalina, Gold Blooper, and BBIA Parafoil as your driver, kart, and glider combination.

Recommended Drivers, Karts, and Gliders for SNES Rainbow Road T

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
Metal MarioMetal Mario Baby RosalinaBaby Rosalina
Pink Gold PeachPink Gold Peach Mario (Santa)Mario (Santa)
2 Item Slots
Mario (Musician)Mario (Musician) BowserBowser
Mario (Hakama)Mario (Hakama) Rosalina (Halloween)Rosalina (Halloween)

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
Blue BadwagonBlue Badwagon RoyaleRoyale
Egg 1Egg 1 Happy RideHappy Ride
Bonus Points x1.5
Gold BlooperGold Blooper DaytripperDaytripper
TricksterTrickster TricksterTrickster
Carrot KartCarrot Kart Ribbon RiderRibbon Rider
Comet TailComet Tail PrancerPrancer

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Gold GliderGold Glider BBIA ParafoilBBIA Parafoil
Le TricoloreLe Tricolore Bright GliderBright Glider
Combo Bonus x2
Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper Oilpaper UmbrellaOilpaper Umbrella
Waluigi WingWaluigi Wing New YearNew Year's Kite
Heart BalloonsHeart Balloons

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