Slot Car Derby

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Slot Car Derby
Slot Car Derby 1
Mario Party
Slot Car Derby MP2.png
The third course in Mario Party 2
Slot Car Derby from Mario Party: The Top 100
Mario Party: The Top 100
Appears in Mario Party
Mario Party 2
Mario Party: The Top 100
Type 4-Player minigame
Initial record 1'00"00 (both courses, Mario Party)
40"00 (course 1, Mario Party 2)
50"00 (course 2, Mario Party 2)
1'00"00 (course 3, Mario Party 2)
1:00.00 (Mario Party: The Top 100)
Music Faster than All (Mario Party)
The Blue Skies Yonder (Mario Party 2 and Mario Party: The Top 100)

Slot Car Derby is a 4-Player minigame in Mario Party, Mario Party 2, and Mario Party: The Top 100.


First variation in Mario Party 2
Second variation in Mario Party 2

At the starting line, if a player holds the Control Stick or Circle Pad when the announcer says "Go!" that player will be penalized for a few seconds. If the driver goes too fast, they will spin out. If a player is overlapped by another player, that player will be rammed into, eliminating them. The first player to complete four laps wins.

In Mario Party, there are two tracks, with one being shorter and having less complex turns than the other, which has a similar shape to Luigi Raceway. In Mario Party 2, there are three tracks: The first one is bean-shaped, the second one is C-shaped, and the third one is cloverleaf-styled. The first track from Mario Party 2 is the one used in The Top 100.

In Mario Party, the minigame will end in a draw if no players have completed four laps within two minutes.


Mario Party / Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Tilt Control Stick – Speed up
  • Release Control Stick – Slow down

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Slide Circle Pad: Speed up
  • Release Circle Pad: Slow down

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party[edit]

  • Game Rules (Course 1)"Push Control Stick lightly, and drive your Slot Car to the finish line. If you go too fast, you'll spin out in the corners."
  • Game Rules (Course 2)"Push Control Stick lightly, and drive your Slot Car to the finish line. If you go too fast you'll spin out."
  • Game Rules (Mini-Game Island)"Push Control Stick lightly and race your car around the track. Clear the game by winning the race."
  • Advice"Smoking tires is a sure sign of going too fast. If you don't slow down, you'll definitely spin out."

Mario Party 2[edit]

  • Game Rules"The first one to complete 4 laps in the Slot Car Derby wins! Don't spin out by speeding around curves!"
  • Game Rules (Mini-Game Coaster)"It's a 4-lap Slot Car Derby! Be the first to cross the finish line to clear the game."
  • Advice"Tilt your Control Stick as far as you can on straightaways for max speed!"

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Description"Take a slot car out for 4 laps! Going too fast around the curves will make you spin out."
  • On-screen"Do 4 laps as fast as you can!"

See also[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スロットルレーシング
Surottoru Rēshingu
Throttle Racing ("surottoru" is also a pun on "slot")
Dutch Racebaan Racetrack
French Course guidée (Mario Party and The Top 100)
Course Kaboum (Mario Party 2)
Guided race (Mario Party and The Top 100)
Kaboom Race (Mario Party 2)
German Rennbahn Racetrack
Italian Derby Auto Car Derby
Spanish Derbi de Coches Car Derby


  • In the Mini-Game Coaster, the version that is played depends on the difficulty: On Easy, the bean-shaped version is used. On Normal, the C-shaped version is used. On Hard, the cloverleaf-style version is used.