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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186 84
Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

2
186 85
Gran Turismo 4 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

3
146 63
Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

4
137 58
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

5
133 56
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

6
144 64
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

7
121 52
Need for Speed: Underground is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

8
98 52
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

9
81 41
Burnout Revenge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

10
90 48
Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

11
68 44
Midnight Club II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

12
53 32
TOCA Race Driver 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

13
49 30
Test Drive Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

14
69 49
Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

15
44 27
Juiced is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2005

16
46 33
Crash Tag Team Racing is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

17
35 24
FlatOut 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

18
42 31
Need for Speed: Undercover is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

19
42 31
Auto Modellista is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

20
32 22
Burnout 2: Point of Impact is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

21
35 25
Midnight Club: Street Racing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

22
30 21
Enthusia Professional Racing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
armok added 2005

23
35 26
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

24
35 27
Twisted Metal: Black is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

25
36 29
Tokyo Xtreme Racer: Drift 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

26
25 18
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

27
19 12
NASCAR Thunder 2004 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

28
24 18
Burnout Dominator is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

29
23 17
SSX 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2003

30
34 29
The Simpsons Road Rage is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

31
28 23
Burnout is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2002

32
23 18
Crash Nitro Kart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

33
10 5
Rumble Racing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
SubZylok added 2001

34
24 20
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

35
20 16
NASCAR 07 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

36
31 28
Street Racing Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

37
30 27
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

38
14 10
NASCAR 08 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2007

39
25 22
NASCAR: Dirt to Daytona is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

40
22 19
Driver: Parallel Lines is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

41
22 19
ATV Offroad Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

42
21 18
TOCA Race Driver 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

43
21 18
Cars is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

44
17 14
L.A. Rush is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2005

45
26 24
Colin McRae Rally 2005 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

46
15 12
Ridge Racer V is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Brandon Artbandit McDuffie added 2000

47
23 21
SSX Tricky is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2001

48
17 15
Colin McRae Rally 3 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

49
17 15
ATV Offroad Fury 3 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

50
19 18
Colin McRae Rally 04 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made