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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1
251 60
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

2
189 62
Diddy Kong Racing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

3
126 44
F-Zero X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

4
116 49
Wave Race 64 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

5
145 74
Cruis'n USA is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

6
93 42
Star Wars Episode I: Racer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

7
88 45
Cruis'n World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

8
63 31
Beetle Adventure Racing! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

9
71 38
1080° Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

10
47 22
Top Gear Rally is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

11
63 36
Snowboard Kids is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

12
62 36
Excitebike 64 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

13
67 41
San Francisco Rush: Extreme Ra... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

14
52 30
Extreme-G is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

15
46 25
Top Gear Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

16
44 24
San Francisco Rush 2049 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

17
36 20
Snowboard Kids 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

18
43 27
Ridge Racer 64 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

19
35 21
Extreme-G 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

20
36 22
Wipeout 64 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1998

21
31 18
Rush 2: Extreme Racing USA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

22
33 20
World Driver Championship is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

23
37 24
Mickey's Speedway USA is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games

24
28 16
Re-Volt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
1999

25
31 19
Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games