Total Nerd The Best PlayStation Racing Games  

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

If you owned a PlayStation 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 PlayStation 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. Playstation took gaming to a whole new level back in the day, and it released many of the great franchises we still play to this day, racing games included.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling racing games that were released for PlayStation. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games on this list include Pole Position and Grand Theft Auto. 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 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

2
133 40
Gran Turismo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

3
163 61
Crash Team Racing is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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80 43
Need for Speed III: Hot Pursui... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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80 45
Driver is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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57 36
Colin McRae Rally 2.0 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

7
52 33
Driver 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Driver 2 2000

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50 33
Need for Speed: High Stakes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

9
51 36
R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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50 36
Twisted Metal 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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39 28
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleas... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

12
41 31
V-Rally 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
V-Rally 2 1999

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43 34
Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

14
38 30
Vigilante 8 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Wipeout 3: Special Edition is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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38 36
Twisted Metal 4 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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31 28
Destruction Derby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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30 28
Grand Theft Auto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Sled Storm is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
mystifying_me added Sled Storm

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Wipeout 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Wipeout 3 1999

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29 28
Twisted Metal III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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29 28
Wipeout 2097 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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23 21
Hot Wheels Turbo Racing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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33 35
Wipeout is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Wipeout 1995

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18 17
Formula 1 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Formula 1 1996

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17 17
NASCAR 98 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
NASCAR 98 1997

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18 19
Formula One 2000 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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V-Rally is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
V-Rally 1997

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15 17
Chocobo Racing is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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18 21
Ridge Racer Revolution is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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18 21
Rollcage is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Rollcage 1999

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The Need for Speed is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

33
18 22
Test Drive 6 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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2 1
Choro Q 3 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Skyline Gt-r added Choro Q 3 1998

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17 21
Road Rash: Jail Break is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
darren-bell added Road Rash: Jail Break

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19 24
NASCAR Thunder 2002 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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14 18
Demolition Racer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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14 18
Moto Racer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Moto Racer 1997

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2 2
Rage Racer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Mänkit Woung added Rage Racer 1996

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10 14
Formula One 2001 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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15 21
Re-Volt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Re-Volt 1999

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15 21
F1 Racing Championship is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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12 17
Grand Theft Auto: Mission pack... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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17 24
Lego Racers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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17 24
Carmageddon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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13 19
Hydro Thunder is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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13 19
NASCAR 2001 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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4 7
NASCAR Thunder 2003 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
leonardodanielbernalsalas added NASCAR Thunder 2003 2002

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19 28
NASCAR Thunder 2004 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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8 13
Supercross 2000 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games