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Total Nerd The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time  

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

Everything from Gran Turismo 5 to Gran Turismo is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best sim racing games?" and "What is the greatest sim racing game of all time?"

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27 7
GTR 2 – FIA GT Racing Game is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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20 6
rFactor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
rFactor 2005

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19 7
Richard Burns Rally is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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31 18
Live for Speed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Live for Speed Jun 24 2005

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Race 07 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Race 07 2007

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13 4
rFactor 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
yotch added rFactor 2

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19 11
Forza Motorsport 4 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Grand Prix Legends is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Grand Prix Legends Jan 01 1998

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Assetto Corsa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
smg-modnee added Assetto Corsa

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Gran Turismo 4 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Grand Prix 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Grand Prix 3 Jul 28 2000

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18 14
Formula One Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Grand Prix 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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13 9
Grand Prix 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Grand Prix 4 Sep 10 2002

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Race – The Official WTCC Game is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Gran Turismo 5 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Forza Motorsport 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
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NASCAR Racing 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
NASCAR Racing 3 Oct 12 1999

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Project CARS is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
yotch added Project CARS

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Hard Drivin' is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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GTR Evolution is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
GTR Evolution Aug 26 2008

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Sports Car GT is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Sports Car GT Sep 26 1999

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GTR – FIA GT Racing Game is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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7 7
Gran Turismo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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F1 Challenge '99 - '02 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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ARCA Sim Racing '08 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
ARCA Sim Racing '08 Mar 05 2008

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NASCAR: Dirt to Daytona is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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8 10
RS3: Racing Simulation 3 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Need for Speed: Shift is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
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F1 Racing Championship is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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netKar Pro is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
netKar Pro Jan 01 2000

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F355 Challenge is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
F355 Challenge Jan 01 1999

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11 14
Shift 2: Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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3 5
Enthusia Professional Racing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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NASCAR Thunder 2003 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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5 8
WEC Le Mans is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
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5 9
NASCAR 09 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Race On is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Race On Oct 16 2009

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Thrill Drive 3 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Thrill Drive 3 Jan 01 2005

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1 5
Superleague Formula 2009: The ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Superleague Formula 2009: The Game Oct 31 2009

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2 7
NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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2 7
Thrill Drive is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Thrill Drive Jan 01 1998

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2 8
Racer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Racer Aug 29 2000

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2 8
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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Top Gear Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time

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VDrift is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
VDrift 2005

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X Motor Racing is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
X Motor Racing Sep 28 2007

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Screamer 4x4 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sim Racing Games of All Time
Screamer 4x4 Dec 03 2001