Total Nerd The Best NES Racing Games  

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

If you owned a NES 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 NES 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 NES. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this list include everything from Paperboy to Spy Hunter. 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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R.C. Pro-Am is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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52 19
Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Excitebike 1984

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39 10
Rad Racer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Rad Racer 1987

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26 5
Micro Machines is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Micro Machines

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16 6
Super Off Road is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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11 5
R.C. Pro-Am II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
R.C. Pro-Am II Jan 01 1992

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12 6
BigFoot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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17 12
Days of Thunder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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5 0
Rad Racer II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Rad Racer II Jan 01 1990

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12 8
Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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10 6
Mach Rider is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Mach Rider 1985

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13 10
Spy Hunter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Spy Hunter 1983

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12 9
F-1 Race is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
F-1 Race Feb 01 1991

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10 7
Super Sprint is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Super Sprint Jan 01 1986

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8 5
Bill Elliott's NASCAR Challeng... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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7 4
Road Fighter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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7 4
Antarctic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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5 2
Famicom Grand Prix is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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4 1
Michael Andretti's World GP is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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13 11
Cobra Triangle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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9 7
Wacky Races is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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7 5
Formula One: Built to Win is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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7 5
Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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6 4
Nigel Mansell's World Champion... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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4 2
Chase H.Q. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Chase H.Q. 1988

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4 2
Seicross is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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4 2
Galaxy 5000 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Galaxy 5000 Jan 01 1991

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3 1
Ballblazer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Ballblazer 1986

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3 1
Slalom is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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2 0
Super Cars is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Super Cars 1990

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2 0
Final Lap is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Final Lap 1987

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5 4
Marble Madness is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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3 2
Knight Rider is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Knight Rider Jan 01 1989

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2 1
Vice: Project Doom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Vice: Project Doom Nov 01 1991

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2 1
Championship Rally is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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2 1
The Adventures of Bayou Billy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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2 1
Death Race is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Death Race 1976

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1 0
RoadBlasters is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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1 0
Nintendo World Championships is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Nintendo World Championships 1990

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1 0
F-1 Sensation is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
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1 0
Rally Bike is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Rally Bike Jan 01 1988

42
8 8
Paperboy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Paperboy 1984

43
4 4
Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

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44
3 3
Jackal is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Jackal 1986

45
3 3
Race America is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

46
2 2
City Connection is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best NES Racing Games

47
2 2
RoboCop 3 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
RoboCop 3 1992

48
1 1
Motor City Patrol is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Motor City Patrol Jan 01 1992

49
1 1
Road Runner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best NES Racing Games
Road Runner Jan 01 1985

50
1 1
Famicom Grand Prix: F-1 Race is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best NES Racing Games