In a race, you need to do everything in your power to win. But, that doesn't mean that you endanger the lives of your rivals in the competition. There are rules and you need to abide to them. The rule is simple and that is to make it as safe as possible. In order to win a race, you need to prepare for it long before it would start. You can get yourself buff, so you wont get tired easily in a race. You also need to familiarize yourself to the race track as that would also plays a role in a race.
When your given the signal, drive your car as fast as you can till you reach the finish line. Try to grab some tokens along the way. Remember that you get some of the prize money according to your position, so keep doing your best and try to grab some of the top position. You can use the money to upgrade your existing car or to buy a new car. Aside from the money, you also get stars base on how fast you are able to reach the finish line. The game gets harder and more challenging as you make some progress.