Total Nerd The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 2 at some point.

If you owned a PS2 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 PS2 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. The sheer number of racing games released on the PS2 is mind-boggling, giving you hundreds of racetracks and speedways to race down.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling racing games that were released for PS2. 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 Gran Turismo 4 to Need for Speed: Most Wanted. 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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Gran Turismo 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

2
203 90
Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

3
160 69
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

4
149 63
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

5
143 60
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

6
152 70
Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

7
127 55
Need for Speed: Underground is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

8
89 42
Burnout Revenge is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

9
105 54
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

10
97 50
Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

11
55 34
TOCA Race Driver 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

12
70 48
Midnight Club II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

13
74 52
Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

14
50 33
Test Drive Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

15
46 30
Juiced is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2005

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37 23
Burnout 2: Point of Impact is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

17
49 36
Crash Tag Team Racing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

18
30 18
Crash Nitro Kart is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

19
46 34
Need for Speed: Undercover is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

20
37 26
FlatOut 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

21
45 34
Auto Modellista is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

22
38 28
Twisted Metal: Black is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

23
38 28
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

24
37 27
Midnight Club: Street Racing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

25
32 23
Enthusia Professional Racing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
armok added 2005

26
27 19
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

27
27 19
Burnout Dominator is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

28
21 14
NASCAR Thunder 2004 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

29
37 31
Tokyo Xtreme Racer: Drift 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

30
13 6
Rumble Racing is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
SubZylok added 2001

31
30 24
Burnout is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2002

32
24 18
TOCA Race Driver 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

33
36 31
The Simpsons Road Rage is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

34
28 23
NASCAR: Dirt to Daytona is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

35
24 19
Driver: Parallel Lines is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

36
10 4
Formula One 06 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
MR.XGamerChannelBR added 2006

37
20 15
Colin McRae Rally 3 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

38
24 20
ATV Offroad Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

39
23 19
SSX 3 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2003

40
28 25
Colin McRae Rally 2005 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

41
17 13
Ridge Racer V is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Brandon Artbandit McDuffie added 2000

42
25 22
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

43
22 19
Cars is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

44
21 18
Colin McRae Rally 04 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

45
21 18
NASCAR 07 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

46
18 15
L.A. Rush is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2005

47
32 31
Street Racing Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

48
15 12
NASCAR 08 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2007

49
23 21
Jak X: Combat Racing is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

50
30 30
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made