In Single Player mode, players can complete 52 events, unlocking cars and earning tokens with each race. Players can choose from 4 scenarios/worlds to race in. Track Attack features 36 Hotwheels original castings, each with 3 paint jobs, and a customizable paint job. In multiplayer mode, up to four players can race at a time. Custom paint jobs cannot be used during multiplayer events. For each world, players can build up to 3 Custom Tracks.
For each scenario/world, players can build and save 3 custom tracks. Players start by drawing the basic shape of their track, which will consist of straight track, small curves, and possibly bridges. After completing the circuit, players can add different pieces of track, such as loops and corkscrews. The player can also use the drawing tool to change the basic shape of the track. The player can test or race on their track any time after completing the circuit.