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

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29 8
Diddy Kong Racing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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23 6
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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21 7
Diddy Kong Racing DS is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Diddy Kong Racing DS Feb 05 2007

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MX vs. ATV: Untamed is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Cars is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Cars 2006

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14 5
Asphalt: Urban GT 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Asphalt: Urban GT 2 Nov 14 2006

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Speed Racer: The Videogame is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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13 5
Race Driver: Create and Race is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wa... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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10 5
Race Driver: Grid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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8 4
Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Cars: Mater National is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Cars: Mater National Oct 23 2007

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Asphalt Urban GT is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Asphalt Urban GT Nov 21 2004

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Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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5 2
Ridge Racer DS is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Ridge Racer DS Dec 07 2004

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4 1
Big Mutha Truckers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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10 8
Pokémon Dash is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Pokémon Dash Dec 02 2004

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8 6
M&M's Kart Racing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
M&M's Kart Racing Dec 05 2007

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Need for Speed: Undercover is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Shrek Smash n' Crash Racing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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3 1
Micro Machines V4 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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3 2
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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3 2
Colin McRae: Dirt 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Retro Game Challenge is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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2 1
My Horse and Me is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
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WarioWare D.I.Y. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
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Transformers Animated: The Gam... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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2 1
Ducati Moto is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Ducati Moto Jul 01 2008

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2 1
Miami Law is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Miami Law Jun 09 2009

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2 1
Ferrari Challenge: Trofeo Pire... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Rayman Raving Rabbids: TV Part... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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3 3
Cartoon Network Racing is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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3 3
Hot Wheels: Beat That! is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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2 2
Cocoto Kart Racer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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2 2
Monster Jam: Urban Assault is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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2 2
Rally DS is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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2 2
Yamaha Supercross is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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1 1
Indianapolis 500 Legends is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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1 1
ATV: Quad Frenzy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
ATV: Quad Frenzy Nov 14 2005

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1 1
Burnout Legends is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Burnout Legends Sep 13 2005

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1 1
Unsolved Crimes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Unsolved Crimes Sep 30 2008

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1 1
Feel the Magic: XY/XX is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Feel the Magic: XY/XX Nov 16 2004

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1 1
Bigfoot: Collision Course is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
Bigfoot: Collision Course Dec 05 2008

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Ford Racing 3 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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Biker Mice from Mars is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games

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C.O.P. The Recruit is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo DS Racing Games
C.O.P. The Recruit Sep 30 2009