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The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games 

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Updated September 15, 2019 6.3k votes 1.2k voters 49.2k views 85 items

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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Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1996 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Diddy Kong Racing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1997 (Rare Ltd)
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F-Zero X is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Wave Race 64 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1996 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Star Wars Episode I: Rac... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1999 (LucasArts)
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Cruis'n USA is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1994 (WMS Industries Inc.)
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Cruis'n World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1996 (Midway Games)
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1080° Snowboarding ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (Nintendo)
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San Francisco Rush: Extr... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1996 (Midway Games)
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Beetle Adventure Racing!... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1999 (Electronic Arts)
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Extreme-G is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (Acclaim Cheltenham)
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Excitebike 64 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 2000 (Left Field Productions)
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Ridge Racer 64 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 2000 (Namco)
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Top Gear Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (Snowblind Studios)
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Rush 2: Extreme Racing U... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (Midway Games)
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San Francisco Rush 2049 ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1999 (Atari Games)
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Snowboard Kids is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (Racjin)
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Hydro Thunder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1999 (Midway Games)
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Top Gear Rally is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1997 (Boss Game Studios)
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World Driver Championshi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1999 (Boss Game Studios)
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Wipeout 64 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (SCE Studio Liverpool)
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Extreme-G 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1999 (Acclaim Cheltenham)
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Snowboard Kids 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1999 (Racjin)
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F-1 World Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 1998 (Paradigm Entertainment)
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Mickey's Speedway USA is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo 64 Racing Games
Released: 2000 (Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd.)