The Best Racing Games of All Time Video Games

The Best Racing Games of All Time

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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 games, 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?"
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    Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time


    2004

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    Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time


    2004

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    1999

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    1992

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    1996

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    2002

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    2006

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    2009

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    1987

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    2000

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    OutRun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time


    1986

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    Pole Position is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time


    1982

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    Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time

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    2003

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    Apr 22 2000

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    1988

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    2001

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    Driver is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time


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    F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time

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    Dirt 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time


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    Formula One Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time


    1992

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    1989

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    Diddy Kong Racing is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Racing Games of All Time

    added by PeteBoyle
    Nov 21 1997

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