In a matter of minutes, Lakitu had interviewed all the high-profile racers, not even bothering with the lower profile ones.
In fact, most knew that this time, this tournament would be a four-horse race contested between Mario, the favourite, Peach, Bowser Jr. Donkey Kong and Yoshi were also miles ahead of the pack. Luigi watched the other shootouts in hope that some of the racers would stuff up.
The previous Mario Kart tournaments were unfair as it gave the racers who started first got an advantage, so the pole position shootout was implemented. Luigi was busy tinkering in the pits when Lakitu came to him.
"The massive crowd in the stadium cheered, making an absolutely deafening sound that echoed throughout the course.
The player can race against up to seven other well known characters in the Mario universe such as the great plumber himself or his perpetual arch enemy Bowser, in environments taken directly from the platform games.