Boost Pads are obstacles in Mario Kart games. Their latest appearance was in Mario Kart Wii. They are colorful lines on the ground. When you drive over a Boost Pad it gives you a boost, as the name suggests. Boost Pads are one of the most common obstacles in Mario Kart games. Boost Pads are the one of the many ways to do a stunt. Boost Pads can be found everywhere like Item Boxes are too. Boost Pads change colors. Boost Pads may be helpful, but use them with caution especially when in Maple Treeway. Some Boost Pads can lead to your doom.