The Best Racing Games of All Time Video Games
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The Best Racing Games of All Time

This is a list of the best racing games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated racing games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest racing games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these racing games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging racing games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new racing games.

You can rank all of these items, from Colin McRae Rally to Car Wars.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best racing games?" and "What is the greatest racing game game of all time?"
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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    Gran Turismo 4

    Dec 28 2004 More
    74
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    Super Mario Kart

    Jan 01 1992 More
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    Test Drive Unlimited

    Jan 01 2007 More
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    Driver

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    new! Dirt 2

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    Checkered Flag

    Jan 01 1994 More
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