Mario Circuit 4

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Mario Circuit 4
Mario Circuit 4 from Super Mario Kart.
Appears in Super Mario Kart (1992)
Mario Kart: Super Circuit (2001)
Cup(s) Star Cup (Super Mario Kart)
Extra Star Cup (Super Circuit)
Music sample
Super Mario Kart

Mario Kart: Super Circuit
Course map
Super Mario Kart
The map for Mario Circuit 4.
Mario Kart: Super Circuit
MKSC SNES Mario Circuit 4 Map.png
Minimap as seen on the menu.Minimap as seen in the race.

Mario Circuit 4 is the fifth and last course of the Star Cup in Super Mario Kart. It was subsequently reused in Mario Kart: Super Circuit as the third track of the Extra Star Cup. It is a tarmac circuit set in a grassland. This is the first of two Mario Circuits from the series in the Star Cup; the second is the DS version.

Course layout[edit]

Luigi racing at Mario Circuit 4.
Luigi racing on the course.

The longest of the Mario Circuits, it is a straightforward course of normal road, with pipes and oil slicks as the only hazards. Similar to Mario Circuit 3, there is a shortcut at the end of the track. The gap in the crash barrier can be used to drive right through, best done with a mushroom or a star. Feathers are disabled for this track to avoid jumping over the crash barriers and thus saving a lot of time. This course contains the least amount of ? Panels, with ten.

Mario Kart: Super Circuit[edit]

Mario taking the shortcut in Mario Circuit 4 from Mario Kart: Super Circuit.
Mario taking the shortcut. Note the extra item box on the track.

Mario Circuit 4 reappeared in Mario Kart: Super Circuit, and is the third track of the Extra Star Cup. It uses the background from Peach Circuit. The pipe and oil slick hazards were removed from the track and an item box can be found next to the shortcut.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マリオサーキット 4
Mario Sākitto 4
Mario Circuit 4
Chinese 马力欧赛道4[1]
Mǎlìōu Sàidào 4
Mario Speedway 4


  • This is the only Mario Circuit course in Super Mario Kart that has yet to appear as a classic course in a later Mario Kart game other than Mario Kart: Super Circuit.
    • As such, it is also the only Mario Circuit course in Super Mario Kart that has yet to appear in Mario Kart Tour.
  • During development, this course was intended to be the final course of the Special Cup. It would've been the only Mario Circuit course to date to appear in the Special Cup.


  1. ^ From the unreleased iQue Mario Kart: Super Circuit