This week sees the release of the second Mario Kart 8 DLC pack, which brings new racers, circuits and vehicles to the Wii U's premier racing title. However, for many players these additions pale in comparison to the pack's most important feature: the introduction of a blazingly-fast 200cc race class.

To celebrate this event, StreetPass groups up and down the UK are planning social gatherings where players can come along and test their skill on the track.

Here's the full list of events:

StreetPass Gloucestershire
Friday 24th April, 6pm
Gloucester Guildhall,
200cc Tournament
Event Page

StreetPass Newcastle
Saturday 25th April, 2.30pm
Geek Retreat Newcastle, N1 5JG
200cc Tournament
Event Page

StreetPass Manchester
Saturday 25th April, 12noon
Bar21mcr, M4 1DH
200cc Free Play
Event Page

StreetPass Moray
Saturday 25th April, 12noon
Elgin Youth Cafe, IV30 1LQ
200cc Tournament
Event Page

StreetPass Banbury
Saturday 25th April, 12.30pm
The Old Auctioneer, OX16 5NA
200cc Free Play
Event Page

StreetPass South Wales
Saturday 25th April, 11.30am
Holiday Inn, Cardiff, CF10 1XD
200cc Tournament
Event Page

StreetPass Lincoln
Saturday 25th April, 1pm
The Platform, LN6 7TS
200cc Time Trial
Event Page

StreetPass East Midlands
Saturday 25th April, 12noon
NVA Nottingham, NG1 1NN
200cc Free Play
Event Page

StreetPass Cornwall
Sunday 26th April, 12noon
Longboat Inn Pz, TR18 2HZ
200cc Tournament
Event Page

StreetPass Brighton
Sunday 26th April, 12noon
OhSo Social, BN1 1NB
200cc 2v2 Tournament
Event Page

StreetPass Oxford
Sunday 26th April, 3pm
Jimbob's, OX1 3AE
200cc Tournament
Event Page

Will you be going along to one of these events? Let us know by posting a comment.

[via streetpassuk.co.uk]