When it comes to most competitive late night hosts, Jimmy Fallon easily takes first place. So when “The Tonight Show” host had on NASCAR drivers Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch and Joey Logano for a tournament-style throwdown of “Mario Kart 8,” you know Fallon was about to bring the heat.

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The big race of the night came down to Logano’s Luigi and Fallon’s Bowser in what is easily one of the most intense Mario Kart matchups we’ve ever seen.

We don’t want to spoil anything, but let’s just say that a technological malfunction ended up costing one of the racers big time.

This is what late night TV is all about.

Richard Thompson is an associate editor at Rare. Follow him on Twitter @RThompson_91 

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