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You can race on this IRL Mario Kart track

Just don’t throw any banana peels.  


Sarah Jasmine Montgomery


Posted on Aug 18, 2017   Updated on May 22, 2021, 8:05 pm CDT

Whether you prefer playing as Princess Peach, Toad, or Mario himself, things can get heated when you grab a controller and race your friends in Mario Kart. The Nintendo game is considered one of the greatest multi-player games of all time, but now players can take their competitive energy to a real race track.

The Track Family Fun amusement park in Branson, Missouri, has several courses that seem as exhilarating as the racing game. The Heavy Metal High Rise is a concrete, four-story track that is three quarters of a mile long.  The Lumberjack is a wooden three-story track that takes racers through winding twists and turns. Finally there’s the Wild Woody, which has a giant wooden spiral in the center of the large four-level track. All three of these race tracks will remind you of your favorite Mario Kart classic routes.

If you’re ready to take your video game racing skills to a real track make your way to Branson, but leave the banana peels at home.

H/T Maxim

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*First Published: Aug 18, 2017, 4:59 pm CDT