This is a list of records from the Sand Marble Rally.

  • These records exclude Qualifiers and Showdown results
  • This page is accurate as of Race 6 (2020), unless otherwise stated

Podium finishers

Stats up to date up to SMR20 R6

Team Wins 2nd places 3rd places Total
1st Red Number 3 5 5 2 12
2nd Ghost Plasma 2 4 5 11
3rd Slimer 4 3 2 9
4th El Capitan 4 0 5 9
5th Quicksilver 2 4 3 9
6th Dragon's Egg 5 1 2 8
7th Crazy Cat's Eye 4 0 2 6
Summer Sky 4 0 2 6
9th Pollo Loco 2 3 1 6
10th Big Pearl 2 1 3

6

11th Black Knight 1 5 0 6
12th Marbly McMarbleface 2 1 2 5
13th H2 Blue 1 2 2 5
14th Superball 2 1 1 4
15th Blizzard Blaster 1 2 1 4
16th Cobra 1 1 1 3
Lollipop 1 1 1 3
18th Phoenix 1 0 2 3
19th Comet 1 1 0 2
20th Wisp of Darkness 1 0 1 2
21st Cool Moody 0 2 0 2
Nemo 0 2 0 2
Tarantula 0 2 0 2
24th Ducktape 0 1 1 2
Fantasy 0 1 1 2
Glassy 0 1 1 2
Silver Bolt 0 1 1 2
The Flash 0 1 1 2
Reflektor 0 1 1 2
30th Starman 1 0 0

1

31st Blue Smoke 0 0 1 1
Deep Ocean 0 0 1 1
Rastafarian 0 0 1 1

Wins

Most wins

Rank Marble Wins
1st Dragon's Egg 5
Red Number 3 5
3rd Crazy Cat's Eye 4
El Capitan 4
Slimer 4
Summer Sky 4
7th Big Pearl 2
Ghost Plasma 2
Marbly McMarbleface 2
Pollo Loco 2
Quicksilver 2
Superball 2
13th Black Knight 1
Blizzard Blaster 1
Cobra 1
Comet 1
H2 Blue 1
Lollipop 1
Phoenix 1
Starman 1
Wisp of Darkness 1

Wins from lowest starting position

Note: starting position numbering changed in 2020

Marble Race Starting position Starting row
1 Slimer Race 11 (2017) P20 3rd row
2 Wisp of Darkness Race 10 (2017) P19 3rd row
3 Marbly McMarbleface Race 5 (2016) P18 3rd row
4 Summer Sky Race 12 (2016) P17 3rd row
Phoenix Race 8 (2018) 2nd row
6 Superball Race 4 (2018) P16 2nd row

Wins with biggest winning margin

Marble Race Margin
1 Red Number 3 Race 5 (2019) +8.07
2 Red Number 3 Race 6 (2018) +4.98
3 Red Number 3 Race 2 (2019) +2.88
4 Red Number 3 Race 8 (2017) +2.77
5 Crazy Cat's Eye Race 7 (2019) +2.70

Wins with smallest winning margin

Marble Race Margin
1 Quicksilver Race 5 (2017) +0.01
2 Comet Race 5 (2018) +0.02
3 Quicksilver Race 3 (2017) +0.06
4 Big Pearl Race 2 (2017) +0.08
5 Marbly McMarbleface Race 5 (2016) +0.13
Race 3 (2018)

Most consecutive wins

As of the 2019 season, no marble has achieved back-to-back wins in Marble Rally.

Most wins in a season

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Marble Wins Season(s)
1 Slimer 2 2016, 2017
Red Number 3 2017, 2019
El Capitan 2016
Summer Sky 2016
Quicksilver 2017
Crazy Cat's Eye 2019

Only Slimer and Red Number 3 have won more than 1 race in a season twice.

Fewest races before first win

Race Marble First Win
1 1st race Pollo Loco Race 1 (2016)
2 2nd race El Capitan Race 2 (2016)
3 3rd race Dragon's Egg Race 3 (2016)
4 4th race Ghost Plasma Race 4 (2016)
Red Number 3 Race 4 (2017)
Superball Race 4 (2018)
7 5th race Marbly McMarbleface Race 5 (2016)
8 6th race Summer Sky Race 6 (2016)
9 7th race Slimer Race 7 (2016)
Crazy Cat's Eye Race 1 (2017)

Most races before first win

Race Marble First Win
1 30th race Comet Race 5 (2018)
2 26th race Black Knight Race 7 (2018)
Lollipop Race 5 (2020)
4 25th race H2 Blue Final Race (2017)
5 22nd race Wisp of Darkness Race 10 (2017)
6 18th race Cobra Race 4 (2020)
7 16th race Blizzard Blaster Race 3 (2019)
8 9th race Starman Race 9 (2016)
Quicksilver Race 3 (2017)
10 8th race Big Pearl Race 8 (2016)
Phoenix Race 8 (2018)

Podiums

Most podium finishes in a season

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Marble # of Podiums Season
1 Quicksilver* 6 2017
2 Red Number 3 5 2018
3 Red Number 3* 4 2017
Slimer* 4 2017
El Capitan* 4 2016
Ghost Plasma 4 2016

*Did not win that year's championship

Most consecutive podium finishes

Marble Consecutive podium finishes Podiums
1 Red Number 3 Race 6 (2018)Race 8 (2018) 3
Slimer Race 11 (2017)Final Race (2017) 3
El Capitan Race 10 (2016)Race 12 (2016) 3
Ghost Plasma Race 2 (2020)Race 4 (2020) 3

Note: 3 of these podium finish streaks ended at the final race of the season.

Points

Most career points

Marble 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Total Points
1 Dragon's Egg 171 135 55 54 43 456
2 Ghost Plasma 194 54 35 76 69 428
3 Slimer 150 130 48 48 35 411
4 Red Number 3 - 134 107 90 37 368
5 El Capitan 144 111 DNQ 65 42 362
6 Summer Sky 126 80 59 49 28 342
7 Pollo Loco 141 87 DNQ 61 51 340
8 Quicksilver 27 125 58 50 44 304
9 Big Pearl 173 55 54 DNQ DNQ 282
10 Marbly McMarbleface 144 DNQ 51 32 37 264

Rookies

*Does not include inaugural Sand Marble Rally season competitors

Highest rookie championship finish*

Tiebreakers are determined via point margin between the champion and the rookie. In case the rookie wins the championship, the tiebreakers are determined by win ratio (wins/races).

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Year Marble Finish Wins # races Points Margin
1 2017 Red Number 3 2nd 2 13 134 -1 pt
2 2018 Phoenix 2nd 1 8 85 -22 pts
3 2018 Superball 3rd 1 8 82 -25 pts
4 2019 Cool Moody 8th 0 8 59 -31 pts
5 2017 Lollipop 10th 0 13 92 -43 pts

Coincidentally, the top 3 in this category are also the exact top 3 finishers of the 2018 season.

Most podium finishes by a rookie*

Tiebreakers are determined via championship finish, then point margin, then podium ratio.

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Year Marble Podiums
1 2017 Red Number 3 4
2 2018 Phoenix 3
3 2018 Superball 2
4 2017 Blizzard Blaster 2
5 2017 Lollipop 1
2018 Ducktape 1
2019 Cool Moody 1

Highest finishing position in debut race*

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Debut Race Marble Position
1 Race 1 (2017) Blizzard Blaster 3rd
2 Race 1 (2018) Phoenix 4th
3 Grasshopper 5th
4 Race 1 (2017) Lollipop 8th
Race 1 (2018) Superball

Championships

Champions

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Marble # of championships
1 Red Number 3 2 (2018, 2019)
2 Ghost Plasma 1 (2016)
Dragon's Egg 1 (2017)

Championships by year

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Year Champion Wins # Races Points Margin
2016 Ghost Plasma 1 12 194pts 21pts
2017 Dragon's Egg 1 13 135pts 1pt
2018 Red Number 3 1 8 107pts 22pts
2019 Red Number 3 2 8 90pts 14pts

Championship leaders

# Marble Races atop
the Leaderboard
1 Ghost Plasma 12
2 Red Number 3 9
3 Quicksilver 8
4 Cool Moody 4
5 Crazy Cat's Eye 3
Dragon's Egg
7 Blizzard Blaster 2
Summer Sky
Superball
10 Lollipop 1
Pollo Loco

Race records

Most Top 5 Overtakes

# Race Location Overtakes
1 Race 4 (2020) Dopersduin Bregtdorp 114
2 Race 3 (2020) Dopersduin Bregtdorp 86
3 Race 1 (2019) Doornse Gat 73
4 Race 6 (2019) Doornse Gat 69
5 Race 1 (2020) Dopersduin Bregtdorp 62

Notes: Only includes races from 2019 onwards, when overtakes were first tracked. The first five seconds of the race are excluded.

Fewest Top 5 Overtakes

# Race Location Overtakes
1 Race 7 (2019) Doornse Gat 23
2 Race 2 (2019) Doornse Gat 30
3 Race 4 (2019) Doornse Gat 41
4 Race 2 (2020) Dopersduin Bregtdorp 44
5 Race 8 (2019) Doornse Gat 48

Notes: Only includes races from 2019 onwards, when overtakes were first tracked. The first five seconds of the race are excluded.

Most lead changes

# Race Location Lead Changes
1 Race 1 (2020) Dopersduin Bregtdorp 13
2 Race 6 (2020) Doornse Gat 8
3 Race 6 (2019) Doornse Gat 7
Race 8 (2019) Doornse Gat 7
Race 4 (2020) Dopersduin Bregtdorp 7

Notes: Only includes races from 2019 onwards, when lead changes were first tracked. The first five seconds of the race are excluded.

Fewest lead changes

# Race Location Lead Changes
1 Race 5 (2019) Doornse Gat 0
Race 7 (2019) Doornse Gat
3 Race 2 (2019) Doornse Gat 2
Race 2 (2020) Dopersduin Bregtdorp
5 Race 3 (2019) Doornse Gat 3

Notes: Only includes races from 2019 onwards, when lead changes were first tracked. The first five seconds of the race are excluded.

Shortest race (time)

# Race Location Winner Time
1 Race 4 (2017) Klimduin Brechtdorp Red Number 3 1:04.81
2 Race 3 (2017) Klimduin Brechtdorp Quicksilver 1:06.21
3 Race 6 (2017) Klimduin Brechtdorp Pollo Loco 1:12.72
4 Race 5 (2017) Klimduin Brechtdorp Quicksilver 1:18.52
5 Race 1 (2018) 't Peeske Montferland Summer Sky 1:20.19

Longest race (time)

Race Location Winner Time
1 Race 12 (2016) Klimduin Brechtdorp Summer Sky 3:32.51
2 Race 11 (2016) Klimduin Brechtdorp El Capitan 3:26.31
3 Race 8 (2018) Klimduin Brechtdorp Phoenix 2:57.26
4 Race 6 (2020) Doornse Gat Ghost Plasma 2:48.41
5 Race 4 (2019) Doornse Gat El Capitan 2:45.12

Race starts

Most total race starts

Marble First start Last start Races
1 Ghost Plasma Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 47*
Dragon's Egg
Slimer
Summer Sky
Comet
6 Quicksilver 41
Crazy Cat's Eye
Black Knight
9 El Capitan 39
Pollo Loco

*Those five marbles participated in every single Sand Marble Rally race ever held.

Most consecutive race starts

Marble From To Races
1 Ghost Plasma Race 1 (2016) (streak ongoing) 47*
Dragon's Egg
Slimer
Summer Sky
Comet
6 Red Number 3 Race 1 (2017) (streak ongoing) 36
Quicksilver
Crazy Cat's Eye
Black Knight
10 Big Pearl Race 1 (2016) Race 8 (2018) 33

*These five marbles participated in every single Sand Marble Rally race ever held.

Finishes

Most consecutive race finishes

Marble From To Races
1 Dragon's Egg Race 1 (2016) Race 8 (2018) 33
2 Superball Race 1 (2018) (streak ongoing) 22
3 Crazy Cat's Eye Race 3 (2017) Race 2 (2019) 21
4 Black Knight Race 1 (2017) Race 7 (2018) 20
5 Glassy Race 10 (2016) Final Race (2017) 16
6 Comet Race 6 (2016) Race 8 (2017) 15
7 Slimer Race 4 (2017) Race 4 (2018) 14
Ghost Plasma Race 7 (2018) Race 4 (2020)
El Capitan Race 1 (2019) (streak ongoing)
10 Ghost Plasma Race 1 (2016) Race 1 (2017) 13
Fantasy Race 6 (2016) Race 6 (2017)
Ghost Plasma Race 6 (2017) Race 5 (2018)
Deep Ocean Race 9 (2017) Race 8 (2018)
Summer Sky Race 4 (2018) Race 8 (2019)
Cool Moody Race 2 (2019) (streak ongoing)

Disclaimer: A streak of consecutive race finishes is also considered broken if marble fails to qualify for a particular season (or in case of the 2016 season, was eliminated halfway through the year).

Most total points-scoring finishes

Marble First points Last points Total
1 Slimer Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 40
2 Comet Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 38
Dragon's Egg Race 1 (2016) Race 5 (2020)
4 Ghost Plasma Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 37
5 Quicksilver Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 36
6 El Capitan Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 35
Summer Sky Race 5 (2016) Race 6 (2020)
8 Pollo Loco Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 30
Red Number 3 Race 1 (2017) Race 6 (2020)
10 Marbly McMarbleface Race 1 (2016) Race 6 (2020) 29
Crazy Cat's Eye Race 3 (2016) Race 5 (2020)

Most consecutive points-scoring finishes

Marble From To Races
1 Superball Race 1 (2018) (streak ongoing) 22
2 Crazy Cat's Eye Race 3 (2017) Race 1 (2019) 20
3 Glassy Race 10 (2016) Final Race (2017) 16
Dragon's Egg Race 7 (2016) Race 10 (2017)
5 Ghost Plasma Race 7 (2018) Race 4 (2020) 14
6 Deep Ocean Race 9 (2017) Race 8 (2018) 13
Cool Moody Race 2 (2019) (streak ongoing)
8 Marbly Mcmarbleface Race 1 (2016) Race 12 (2016) 12
Slimer Race 6 (2018) Race 1 (2020)
10 Slimer Race 7 (2017) Race 4 (2018) 11
Nemo Race 11 (2017) Race 8 (2018)
Quicksilver Race 1 (2018) Race 3 (2019)

Disclaimer: A streak of points-scoring finishes is also considered broken if marble fails to qualify for a particular season (or in case of the 2016 season, was eliminated halfway through the year).

Most DNFs

Marble DNFs
1 Black Knight 7
2 Comet 6
Crazy Cat's Eye 6
Ghost Plasma 6
H2 Blue 6
Pollo Loco 6
Summer Sky 6
8 Big Pearl 5
Cobra 5
Fantasy 5
Nemo 5
Reflektor 5
Slimer 5
14 Deep Ocean 4
Marbly McMarbleface 4
Quicksilver 4
Silver Bolt 4
Snake's Tub 4
19 Blazing Fireball 3
Blizzard Blaster 3
Dragon's Egg 3
El Capitan 3
Green Turtle 3
Lollipop 3
Red Number 3 3
26 Blue Moon 2
Mocha Madness 2
Oddball 2
Rastafarian 2
The Flash 2
White Widow 2
Wisp of Darkness 2
33 Blue Smoke 1
Cool Moody 1
Ducktape 1
Glassy 1
Grasshopper 1
Phoenix 1
Starman 1
40 Olympia 0
Superball 0
Tarantula 0

Other records

Stats up to date up to Race 8 (2019)

Criteria Record Details
Most finishers 31 Race 4 (2016) (33 participants)
Fewest finishers 13 Race 1 (2019) (20 participants)
Most DNF's 12 Race 5 (2016) (33 participants)
Fewest DNF's 0 Race 8 (2016) (20 participants)
Race 4 (2018) (20 participants)
Race 7 (2018) (20 participants)
Race 6 (2019) (20 participants)
Race 8 (2019) (20 participants)
Season with the most races 13 2017
Season with the fewest races 8 2018, 2019
Most different race winners in consecutive races 13 (2017-2019) Wisp of Darkness (Race 10), Slimer (Race 11), El Capitan (Race 12), H2 Blue (Final), Summer Sky (Race 1 (2018)), Dragon's Egg (Race 2), Marbly McMarbleface (Race 3), Superball (Race 4), Comet (Race 5), Red Number 3 (Race 6), Black Knight (Race 7), Phoenix (Race 8), Crazy Cat's Eye (Race 1 (2019))
Most different winners in a season 10 2017 (Crazy Cat's Eye, Big Pearl, Quicksilver, Red Number 3, Pollo Loco, Dragon's Egg, Slimer, Wisp of Darkness, El Capitan, H2 Blue)
Fewest different winners in a season 6 2019 (Crazy Cat's Eye, Red Number 3, Blizzard Blaster, El Capitan, Dragon's Egg, Summer Sky)
Most leader changes in a championship in a season 7 (2017) Crazy Cat's Eye - Lollipop - Dragon's Egg - Red Number 3 - Quicksilver - Dragon's Egg - Quicksilver - Dragon's Egg
Fewest leader changes in a championship in a season 1 (2016) Pollo Loco - Ghost Plasma
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