Total Nerd The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time  

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List Rules Racing games released on the SNES.

No Super Nintendo collection is complete without some of the best SNES racing games being a part of it. After all, the SNES featured some of the best racing games of the 16-bit era. It’s surprising what developers were able to do with only sprites and 2D effects. But ironically, racing games such as F-Zero were considered to be 3D games at the time. So what were the top SNES racing games? See how fans ranked their favorite ones below.

Compared to today’s standards, 16-bit era racers featured much more arcade-like physics and were simpler to learn and play. Rarely did gamers get the opportunity to mod and save vehicle configurations like they are today. In addition, gamers for the most part didn’t have to worry about the ideal racing line. Despite that lack of depth however, the SNES racing games below are just as fun to play as many racing games today.

One aspect of SNES racing games that you rarely see today is split-screen battling. In today’s world of multiplayer gaming, no one considers how fun it can be to play a game with a friend next to you. Yes, your display area shrunk to half a screen, but you could learn to live with it. Plus, it added an ever-present sense of tension.

So if you loved racing games on the SNES, then please vote for your favorite ones below. If it isn’t on the list, then add it so that others may vote on it. After all, a list of the best SNES racing games of all time can’t be incomplete.

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Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Top Gear Mar 27 1992

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Rock n' Roll Racing is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Top Gear 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Top Gear 2 Dec 30 1993

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Uniracers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Uniracers 1994

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Biker Mice from Mars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Biker Mice from Mars Nov 01 1994

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Top Gear 3000 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Stunt Race FX is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Stunt Race FX Jan 01 1994

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Super Off Road is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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The Duel: Test Drive II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Nigel Mansell's World Champion... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Dirt Trax FX is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Dirt Trax FX Jun 01 1995

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Super Indy Champ is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Street Racer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Lamborghini American Challenge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Chase H.Q. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Chase H.Q. 1988

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Battle Cars is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Battle Cars Dec 01 1993

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GP-1: Part II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Hyper Battle Game: Zen Nihon G... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Kyle Petty's No Fear Racing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Zero4 Champ RR is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Michael Andretti's Indy Car Ch... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Al Unser Jr.'s Road to the Top is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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F1 ROC: Race of Champions is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Suzuka 8 Hours is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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F1 Pole Position is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Kawasaki Superbike Challenge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Kawasaki Caribbean Challenge is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Cyber Spin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Cyber Spin Mar 19 1992

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F1 ROC II: Race of Champions is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Road Runner's Death Valley Ral... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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RPM Racing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
RPM Racing Jan 01 1992

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Super F-1 Hero is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Super F-1 Hero Dec 18 1992

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

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SD F-1 Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
SD F-1 Grand Prix Oct 27 1995

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Aguri Suzuki F-1 Super Driving is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Spectre is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Spectre 1991

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Shutokō Battle '94 Keichii Tsu... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Vortex is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Vortex Jan 01 1994

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Battle Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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RoboCop 3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
RoboCop 3 1992

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Bonkers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
Bonkers 1994

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Power Rangers Zeo: Battle Race... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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Mountain Bike Rally is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time

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ESPN Speedworld is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
ESPN Speedworld Jan 01 1994

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RalliSport Challenge is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Racing Games of All Time
RalliSport Challenge Mar 05 2002