A couple of basic driving tips which might just help you pip everyone else to the post and have some fun along the way!
|Drift - You can send your kart drifting into a sideways power slide by pressing either the L Button or R Button while tilting the control stick either left or right. Drifting lets you take corners without losing speed.
|Double Dash!! - In CO-OP play you can get an even better launch if both the front and rear characters perform a Rocket Start at the same time.
|Rocket Start - If you press the A button just as Lakitu's signal turns green, you'll perform a Rocket Start.
|Stealing Items - There are three ways to steal items from rival karts. However, you can only steal items if the rear character on your kart is not already holding something