Total Nerd The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo 64 at some point.

If you owned a Nintendo 64 at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few racing games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best Nintendo 64 racing games of all time. If driving fast cars is your thing, then get behind the wheel and try out some of these fantastic games. Some of the most fun we've ever had with games was with the racing games on N64, the legendary game play and marvelous graphics of the time creating a phenomenal gaming experience.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling racing games that were released for Nintendo 64. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This poll contains items like Mario Kart 64 and Paperboy. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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194 53
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

2
152 49
Diddy Kong Racing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

3
101 37
F-Zero X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

4
93 43
Wave Race 64 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

5
121 67
Cruis'n USA is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

6
75 35
Star Wars Episode I: Racer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

7
72 39
Cruis'n World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

8
49 26
Beetle Adventure Racing! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

9
44 23
Extreme-G is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

10
56 34
1080° Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

11
37 18
Top Gear Rally is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

12
52 31
Excitebike 64 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

13
55 34
San Francisco Rush: Extreme Ra... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

14
50 31
Snowboard Kids is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

15
36 20
San Francisco Rush 2049 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

16
27 14
Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

17
32 19
Extreme-G 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

18
33 20
Wipeout 64 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

19
34 22
Top Gear Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

20
29 18
Snowboard Kids 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

21
25 15
Vigilante 8 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

22
34 24
Ridge Racer 64 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

23
22 14
Re-Volt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1999

24
23 15
Rush 2: Extreme Racing USA is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

25
26 18
World Driver Championship is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

26
34 26
Hydro Thunder is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

27
20 13
Hot Wheels Turbo Racing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

28
22 17
Cruis'n Exotica is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

29
26 23
Lego Racers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

30
25 22
Mickey's Speedway USA is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

31
18 15
Road Rash is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1991

32
17 14
Micro Machines 64 Turbo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Micro Machines 64 Turbo 1999

33
11 8
Top Gear Rally 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

34
20 18
F-1 World Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

35
16 14
Blast Corps is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

36
10 8
California Speed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

37
16 15
S.C.A.R.S. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

38
14 13
Stunt Racer 64 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

39
13 12
Destruction Derby is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

40
11 10
Off Road Challenge is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

41
14 14
Roadsters is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1999

42
14 15
Automobili Lamborghini is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

43
12 13
Carmageddon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

44
11 12
AeroGauge is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1997

45
10 11
MRC: Multi-Racing Championship is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

46
9 10
Crazy Taxi 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

47
10 12
F1 Racing Championship is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

48
16 19
Pilotwings 64 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

49
8 10
NASCAR 99 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

50
6 8
Carmageddon II: Carpocalypse N... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games