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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166 74
Gran Turismo 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

2
121 47
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

3
164 74
Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

4
129 53
Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

5
130 56
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

6
120 53
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

7
110 47
Need for Speed: Underground is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

8
89 47
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

9
73 37
Burnout Revenge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

10
78 42
Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

11
46 25
TOCA Race Driver 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

12
62 40
Midnight Club II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

13
62 44
Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

14
40 26
Test Drive Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

15
33 20
FlatOut 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

16
37 24
Juiced is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2005

17
40 28
Auto Modellista is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

18
33 22
Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

19
34 23
Twisted Metal: Black is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

20
39 29
Need for Speed: Undercover is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

21
41 31
Crash Tag Team Racing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

22
28 19
Enthusia Professional Racing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
armok added 2005

23
28 19
Burnout 2: Point of Impact is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

24
32 23
Midnight Club: Street Racing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

25
35 26
Tokyo Xtreme Racer: Drift 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

26
23 15
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

27
22 16
Burnout Dominator is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

28
22 16
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

29
17 11
NASCAR Thunder 2004 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

30
26 21
Burnout is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2002

31
25 20
NASCAR: Dirt to Daytona is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

32
21 16
TOCA Race Driver 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

33
21 16
Driver: Parallel Lines is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

34
30 26
The Simpsons Road Rage is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

35
30 26
Street Racing Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

36
29 25
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

37
8 3
Rumble Racing is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
SubZylok added 2001

38
20 16
Crash Nitro Kart is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

39
20 16
SSX 3 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2003

40
19 15
NASCAR 07 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

41
16 12
L.A. Rush is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2005

42
14 10
Ridge Racer V is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Brandon Artbandit McDuffie added 2000

43
13 9
NASCAR 08 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2007

44
25 22
Colin McRae Rally 2005 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

45
19 16
Colin McRae Rally 04 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

46
16 13
Colin McRae Rally 3 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

47
22 20
SSX Tricky is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2001

48
19 17
Cars is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
2006

49
6 3
Formula One 06 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
MR.XGamerChannelBR added 2006

50
19 18
ATV Offroad Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made