Total Nerd The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games  

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

If you owned a Nintendo DS 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 DS 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.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling racing games that were released for Nintendo DS. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This poll features Diddy Kong Racing, Mario Kart DS and more. 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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87 15
Mario Kart DS is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

2
33 10
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

3
38 14
Diddy Kong Racing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

4
20 5
Speed Racer: The Videogame is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

5
28 12
Asphalt: Urban GT 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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25 12
Diddy Kong Racing DS is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

7
19 8
Race Driver: Grid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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16 8
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wa... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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17 9
Race Driver: Create and Race is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

10
10 3
Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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12 6
Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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16 10
MX vs. ATV: Untamed is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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18 12
Cars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
2006

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10 5
Asphalt Urban GT is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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16 12
Pokémon Dash is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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8 4
Colin McRae: Dirt 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

17
10 7
Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

18
7 4
Ridge Racer DS is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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8 6
Need for Speed: Undercover is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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8 6
Cars: Mater National is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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5 3
Burnout Legends is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

22
4 2
Big Mutha Truckers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

23
4 3
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

24
4 3
Cartoon Network Racing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

25
4 3
Hot Wheels: Beat That! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

26
3 2
Cocoto Kart Racer is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

27
2 1
Miami Law is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
2009

28
8 8
M&M's Kart Racing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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6 6
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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4 4
Shrek Smash n' Crash Racing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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3 3
Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

32
3 3
Ford Racing 3 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

33
3 3
Retro Game Challenge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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2 2
Rally DS is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

35
2 2
Transformers Animated: The Gam... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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1 1
Indianapolis 500 Legends is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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1 1
Unsolved Crimes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Unsolved Crimes 2008

38
1 1
Bigfoot: Collision Course is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Bigfoot: Collision Course 2008

39
1 1
Feel the Magic: XY/XX is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

40
3 4
Rayman Raving Rabbids: TV Part... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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3 4
Micro Machines V4 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

42
2 3
WarioWare D.I.Y. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

43
2 3
Monster Jam: Urban Assault is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

44
2 3
My Horse and Me is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
My Horse and Me

45
2 3
Ferrari Challenge: Trofeo Pire... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

46
1 2
Biker Mice from Mars is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

47
2 5
Yamaha Supercross is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

48
2 6
Ducati Moto is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Ducati Moto 2008

49
1 6
ATV: Quad Frenzy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

50
1 6
C.O.P. The Recruit is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games