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This page will show you the shortcuts and how to raise your score at Vanilla Lake 1T, 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.

Vanilla Lake 1T: Course Map and Shortcuts

Course Map

Vanilla Lake 1T Shortcut Map

List of Courses and Shortcuts

How to Obtain All Grand Stars

Yoshi Cup (Super Mario Kart Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2100
3 Stars 2900
4 Stars 3600
5 Stars 6200
Bowser Jr. Cup (Snow Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 1900
3 Stars 2600
4 Stars 3200
5 Stars 6000
Luigi Cup (Ice Tour)
1 Star 1300
2 Stars 2800
3 Stars 3700
4 Stars 4700
5 Stars 6400
Shy Guy Cup (Valentine's Tour)
1 Star 1500
2 Stars 3200
3 Stars 4100
4 Stars 5600
5 Stars 7400
Ice Mario Cup (Yoshi Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 2700
3 Stars 3700
4 Stars 4800
5 Stars 7200
Shy Guy Cup (Jungle Tour)
1 Star 1300
2 Stars 2400
3 Stars 3300
4 Stars 4200
5 Stars 6700
Bowser Jr. Cup (New Year's 2021 Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 1800
3 Stars 2400
4 Stars 3000
5 Stars 6000
Funky Kong Cup (Bowser Vs. Donkey Kong Tour)
1 Star 1200
2 Stars 2000
3 Stars 2700
4 Stars 3300
5 Stars 6200
Bowser Jr. Cup (Ice Tour)
1 Star 1400
2 Stars 3100
3 Stars 4300
4 Stars 5500
5 Stars 6900
Ice Mario Cup (Cooking Tour)
1 Star 1500
2 Stars 2800
3 Stars 3800
4 Stars 4900
5 Stars 7400
Roy Cup (Los Angeles Tour)
1 Star 1500
2 Stars 2800
3 Stars 3800
4 Stars 4900
5 Stars 7400

Raising Your Score at Vanilla Lake 1T

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. If done correctly, you can get the highest bonus score possible. It will also help you take an early lead in the race.

Ramps

Ramps (Vanilla Lake 1T).jpg
Since Vanilla Lake 1T is a T course, getting a high score is easy as there are enough ramps throughout the area. Go over ramps as much as possible to create a long combo.

Drifting

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Make use of the Mini-Turbo Boost to increase your speed and take advantage of your opponents.

Coins

Coins (Vanilla Lake 1T).jpg
Collecting coins would be of great help when your combo is about to break. You can also use these coins to buy drivers, karts, and gliders in the Shop.

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) Ice-blue PoltergustIce-blue Poltergust Gift GliderGift Glider
Yoshi (Reindeer)Yoshi (Reindeer) P-WingP-Wing Gift GliderGift Glider
Peach (Wintertime)Peach (Wintertime) Gilded PrancerGilded Prancer Blizzard BalloonsBlizzard Balloons
Bowser Jr.Bowser Jr. Ice-blue PoltergustIce-blue Poltergust Blizzard BalloonsBlizzard Balloons

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
Daisy (Holiday Cheer)Daisy (Holiday Cheer) Platinum TaxiPlatinum Taxi Strawberry CrêpeStrawberry Crêpe
Metal MarioMetal Mario Glam BruiserGlam Bruiser Fireworks ParachuteFireworks Parachute
Ice MarioIce Mario Wildfire FlyerWildfire Flyer Blizzard ParasolBlizzard Parasol
Toad (Party Time)Toad (Party Time) Wildfire FlyerWildfire Flyer New YearNew Year's Kite

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

Recommended Drivers, Karts, and Gliders for Vanilla Lake 1T

Favored Drivers

3 Item Slots
Bowser Jr.Bowser Jr. Mario (Santa)Mario (Santa)
Yoshi (Reindeer)Yoshi (Reindeer) Ice MarioIce Mario
Peach (Wintertime)Peach (Wintertime) Funky KongFunky Kong
Bowser Jr. (Pirate)Bowser Jr. (Pirate) Mario (SNES)Mario (SNES)
King Boo (Gold)King Boo (Gold) Penguin ToadPenguin Toad
2 Item Slots
Metal MarioMetal Mario Daisy (Holiday Cheer)Daisy (Holiday Cheer)
Toad (Party Time)Toad (Party Time) Ice MarioIce Mario
Wario (Hiker)Wario (Hiker) Mario (Classic)Mario (Classic)
Mario (SNES)Mario (SNES) Fire RosalinaFire Rosalina

Favored Karts

Bonus Points x2
Wildfire FlyerWildfire Flyer Ice-blue PoltergustIce-blue Poltergust
P-WingP-Wing Gilded PrancerGilded Prancer
Snow SkimmerSnow Skimmer Karp KartKarp Kart
Rose QueenRose Queen Banana MasterBanana Master
Pirate Sushi RacerPirate Sushi Racer Festival GirlFestival Girl
Sushi RacerSushi Racer Black Penguin SliderBlack Penguin Slider
White Turbo YoshiWhite Turbo Yoshi Inferno FlyerInferno Flyer
Rambi RunnerRambi Runner
Bonus Points x1.5
Cloud 9Cloud 9 Wildfire FlyerWildfire Flyer
Birthday Girl RosalinaBirthday Girl Rosalina Turbo BirdoTurbo Birdo
Platinum TaxiPlatinum Taxi Glam BruiserGlam Bruiser
Blue SevenBlue Seven Rose QueenRose Queen
Pirate Sushi RacerPirate Sushi Racer Festival GirlFestival Girl
Steel DriverSteel Driver Dreamy EggDreamy Egg
Blue RoyaleBlue Royale

Favored Gliders

Combo Bonus x3
Gift GliderGift Glider New YearNew Year's Kite
Blizzard ParasolBlizzard Parasol Blizzard BalloonsBlizzard Balloons
Heart BalloonsHeart Balloons Blue Flower GliderBlue Flower Glider
Blooper HanafudaBlooper Hanafuda Butterfly WingsButterfly Wings
Cheep Cheep MaskCheep Cheep Mask Butterfly PrismButterfly Prism
Black Great SailBlack Great Sail 8-Bit Fire Flower8-Bit Fire Flower
8-Bit Bullet Bill8-Bit Bullet Bill
Combo Bonus x2
BBIA ParafoilBBIA Parafoil Strawberry CrêpeStrawberry Crêpe
Fireworks ParachuteFireworks Parachute New YearNew Year's Kite
Blizzard ParasolBlizzard Parasol YoshiYoshi's Egg Hanafuda
Manta GliderManta Glider Cheep Cheep MaskCheep Cheep Mask
Planet GliderPlanet Glider

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