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

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

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

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

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

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

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Twisted Metal 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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R4: Ridge Racer Type 4 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Need for Speed: High Stakes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Driver 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Driver 2 2000

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

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Vigilante 8 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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

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V-Rally 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
V-Rally 2 1999

The Best Playstation 3 Characters

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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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Destruction Derby is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Wipeout 2097 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Twisted Metal 4 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Wipeout is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Wipeout 1995

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

The Best Street Fighter Characters of All Time, Ranked

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Grand Theft Auto is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Sled Storm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
mystifying_me added Sled Storm

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Formula One 2000 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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V-Rally is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
V-Rally 1997

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Formula 1 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Formula 1 1996

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Ridge Racer Revolution is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Hot Wheels Turbo Racing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

The Best Flying Pokemon of All Time

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Rollcage is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Rollcage 1999

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NASCAR 98 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
NASCAR 98 1997

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Demolition Racer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Test Drive 6 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Road Rash: Jail Break is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
darren-bell added Road Rash: Jail Break

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Rage Racer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Mänkit Woung added Rage Racer 1996

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NASCAR Thunder 2002 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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F1 Racing Championship is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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The Need for Speed is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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NASCAR 2000 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Formula One 2001 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Moto Racer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
Moto Racer Jan 01 1997

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

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Speed Freaks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

The Best Nissan Altimas of All Time

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Chocobo Racing is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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NASCAR Thunder 2004 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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

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NASCAR 2001 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Lego Racers is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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Grand Theft Auto: Mission pack... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games

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NASCAR 99 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games
NASCAR 99 Sep 11 1998

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Toy Story Racer is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation Racing Games