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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    Dec 23 1997 More
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    Gran Turismo 4

    Dec 28 2004 More
    71
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    Dec 14 1996 More
    71
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    Super Mario Kart

    Jan 01 1992 More
    70
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    Nov 11 2005 More
    68
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    Jan 01 1998 More
    68
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    Oct 31 2006 More
    68
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    May 30 2008 More
    67
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    May 25 2010 More
    67
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    Dec 11 1999 More
    64
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    Nov 17 2006 More
    63
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    Test Drive Unlimited

    Jan 01 2007 More
    61
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    Apr 28 2001 More
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    Oct 02 2002 More
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    Jan 01 2000 More
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    Jul 25 2003 More
    57
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    Sega Rally Championship

    Jan 01 1995 More
    57
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    Jan 01 2005 More
    55
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    Jan 21 2008 More
    53
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    May 24 2011 More
    53
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    Oct 02 2007 More
    53
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    Sep 08 2009 More
    52
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    Nov 07 2003 More
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    Apr 10 2008 More
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    Oct 11 2011 More
    48
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    Jan 01 1996 More
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    Sep 10 2002 More
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    Jan 01 1999 More
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    Sep 20 2011 More
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    Dec 03 1998 More
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    Nov 21 1997 More
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    Nov 27 2000 More
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    38
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    Checkered Flag

    Jan 01 1994 More
    38
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    Oct 12 1999 More
    37
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