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

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101 37
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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116 47
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Burnout Revenge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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

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Midnight Club II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Midnight Club II Apr 09 2003

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Juiced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Juiced 2005

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Auto Modellista is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Auto Modellista Aug 22 2002

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Test Drive Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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

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Tokyo Xtreme Racer: Drift 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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

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

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

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Crash Tag Team Racing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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MotorStorm: Arctic Edge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Burnout is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Burnout 2002

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Midnight Club: Street Racing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Burnout 2: Point of Impact is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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

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SSX Tricky is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
SSX Tricky Nov 05 2001

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SSX 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
SSX 3 2003

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Ridge Racer V is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Brandon Artbandit McDuffie added Ridge Racer V Mar 04 2000

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Rumble Racing is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
SubZylok added Rumble Racing Jan 01 2001

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Street Racing Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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

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Hot Wheels World Race is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Burnout Dominator is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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

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17 14
TOCA Race Driver 2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
TOCA Race Driver 2 Jan 01 2004

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Driver: Parallel Lines is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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4x4 EVO 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
4x4 EVO 2 2001

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NASCAR Thunder 2004 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Colin McRae Rally 2005 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Hot Wheels Velocity X is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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ATV Offroad Fury 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Cars is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
Cars 2006

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NASCAR 06: Total Team Control is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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Colin McRae Rally 04 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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16 14
Crash Nitro Kart is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made

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NASCAR 07 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made
NASCAR 07 2006

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15 13
Hot Wheels: Beat That! is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Racing Games Ever Made