Originally Posted by Inebriated Jedi
That actually works? Maria has been kicking my ass, I'm going to try that the next time I boot up the game.
You can nudge Maria's cart with your own before the race begins. I hit the front until she was facing perpendicular to the track. Then I hit the back until she was against the invisible wall. I never saw her during the race, so I don't know if she even got herself unstuck.