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This page is on shortcuts and how to raise your score at Mario Circuit 2R, 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 2R: Course Map and Shortcuts

Course Map

Mario Circuit 2R Shortcut Map

List of Courses and Shortcuts

How to Obtain All Grand Stars

Mario Cup (Tokyo Tour)
1 Star 800
2 Stars 1500
3 Stars 2200
4 Stars 3200
5 Stars 4100
Baby Mario Cup (London Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 2200
3 Stars 3000
4 Stars 3800
5 Stars 5300
Yoshi Cup (Hammer Bro Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 1700
3 Stars 2400
4 Stars 3000
5 Stars 5300
Luigi Cup (Holiday Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2600
3 Stars 3500
4 Stars 4500
5 Stars 5800
Morton Cup (Vancouver Tour)
1 Star 1300
2 Stars 3100
3 Stars 4300
4 Stars 5600
5 Stars 6600
Baby Peach Cup (Wild West Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 1800
3 Stars 2400
4 Stars 3100
5 Stars 5500
Metal Mario Cup (New Year's 2021 Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2900
4 Stars 3700
5 Stars 5900
Baby Rosalina Cup (Vancouver Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 2200
3 Stars 2900
4 Stars 3700
5 Stars 5500
Baby Rosalina Cup (Exploration Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2800
4 Stars 3500
5 Stars 5900
Baby Luigi Cup (Snow Tour)
1 Star 1100
2 Stars 1700
3 Stars 2300
4 Stars 2900
5 Stars 5500

Raising Your Score at Mario Circuit 2R

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. This will help you take an early lead in the race. If done correctly, it will give you the highest bonus score possible.


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This course has a wide racing track enough to do drifts. Make sure to perform Mini or Super Mini-Turbo Boost to speed up and gain points.


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There are only 2 obstacles in this course. The pipes and spilled oils. You do not have to worry about bumping the pipes for it will only slow you down a bit. Just make sure to avoid spilled oils as it will cause you to crash when you drive into them.


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Access this shortcut to take advantage of other racers and steal the lead. Use a mushroom to give you the needed boost, going outside the track will slow you down.

Using of Items

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Use your items to take advantage and slow down your opponents. Hitting an opponent with an item also gives you extra points. Do not forget to save at least 1 item (except mushroom) to block your opponent's attack.

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 (Happi)Mario (Happi) Bumble VBumble V Paper GliderPaper Glider
Metal MarioMetal Mario QuickshawQuickshaw Paper GliderPaper Glider
Peach (Kimono)Peach (Kimono) Super BlooperSuper Blooper Paper GliderPaper 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
Toad (Party Time)Toad (Party Time) Circuit SpecialCircuit Special Fare FlierFare Flier
Red YoshiRed Yoshi QuickshawQuickshaw Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper
MortonMorton Red StreamlinerRed Streamliner Super GliderSuper Glider
IggyIggy Koopa DasherKoopa Dasher Droplet GliderDroplet Glider

Note: You can shuffle these drivers, karts, or gliders if you do not have the others yet. For example, you can select Iggy, Koopa Dasher, and Paper Glider as your driver, kart, and glider combination.

Recommended Drivers and Karts for Mario Circuit 2R

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
Metal MarioMetal Mario Peach (Kimono)Peach (Kimono)
Mario (Happi)Mario (Happi) Mario (Classic)Mario (Classic)
Luigi (Classic)Luigi (Classic) Yoshi (Egg Hunt)Yoshi (Egg Hunt)
2 Item Slots
IggyIggy MortonMorton
Red YoshiRed Yoshi Toad (Party Time)Toad (Party Time)
Mario (Classic)Mario (Classic) Baby Rosalina (Detective)Baby Rosalina (Detective)
Peach (Halloween)Peach (Halloween)

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
Super BlooperSuper Blooper Blue BiddybuggyBlue Biddybuggy
Bumble VBumble V Red StreamlinerRed Streamliner
PrancerPrancer Happy RideHappy Ride
Blue SodaBlue Soda Black Kabuki DasherBlack Kabuki Dasher
Fast FrankFast Frank
Bonus Points x1.5
Koopa DasherKoopa Dasher Circuit SpecialCircuit Special
QuickshawQuickshaw Swift JackSwift Jack
Red StreamlinerRed Streamliner Happy RideHappy Ride
Wild PinkWild Pink Cat CruiserCat Cruiser

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Super GliderSuper Glider Paper GliderPaper Glider
YoshiYoshi's Egg Hanafuda 8-Bit Jumping Mario8-Bit Jumping Mario
Plaid RibbonPlaid Ribbon Blooper HanafudaBlooper Hanafuda
Gold CraneGold Crane Gold New YearGold New Year's Kite
Combo Bonus x2
Fare FlierFare Flier Super GliderSuper Glider
Lightning OilpaperLightning Oilpaper Droplet GliderDroplet Glider
Plaid RibbonPlaid Ribbon Blooper HanafudaBlooper Hanafuda
Blooper HanafudaBlooper Hanafuda 8-Bit Star8-Bit Star
Jumping Mario HanafudaJumping Mario Hanafuda

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