Press forward on any race on the third light. If done correctly, you will have a speed burst that should put you in first place at the start.
On the Eco Prison level, lean forward by pressing Forward, and go over the arrow on the finish line for an extra boost.
Here is a easy tip for beginners. Just get A LOT OF SPEED and run up one part of the wall. Then when you are at the top look for a enmey holding a club. Hit him off and take his club. Then just club them all to death.
If you were looking for Ball Breakers for PSX cheats, then you might also want cheats for: