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This is, unfortunately, probably not faster at all. It definitely is not 3lap viable, and even if it is used in flap, it requires zig-zagging through the fountains, which is slower, and requires 2 shrooms, which, again, is a lot.
I originally got this with spear but switched to flame runner as it not only gets higher clips but is a faster vehicle for the track. This definitely saves in flap and potentially saves in 3lap by using the shroomless staircase sc, leaving a shroom for this sc and thus creates a no ultra 3lap category. In fact, spear might even be faster for 3lap since the lighthouse turn is now skipped.
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