Total Nerd The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time  

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 3 at some point.

If you owned a PS3 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 PS3 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. 

This list will feature the most popular and best selling racing games that were released for PS3. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. "Grand Turismo 5" and "Need for Speed: Most Wanted" are included on this list, along with many more. 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 6 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
PanagiotisTsarouxas added Gran Turismo 6

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Gran Turismo 5 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Burnout Paradise is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
PanagiotisTsarouxas added Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2010

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Midnight Club: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Race Driver: Grid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
PanagiotisTsarouxas added Need for Speed: Underground 2 2004

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Driver: San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
PanagiotisTsarouxas added Driver: San Francisco 2011

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Need for Speed: Shift is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Colin McRae: Dirt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Grid 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
designergamergeek added Grid 2 2013

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Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Colin McRae: Dirt 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Dirt 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Dirt 3 2011

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Shift 2: Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Formula One Championship Editi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Sega Rally Revo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Split Second: Velocity is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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F1 2013 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
PanagiotisTsarouxas added F1 2013 2013

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MotorStorm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
MotorStorm 2006

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Driver 5 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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MotorStorm: Pacific Rift is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Initial D Extreme Stage is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Blur is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Blur 2010

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Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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F1 2010 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
F1 2010 2010

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F1 2011 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
F1 2011 2011

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Ridge Racer 7 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Wipeout HD is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Wipeout HD 2008

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Need for Speed: Undercover is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Burnout Dominator is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
PanagiotisTsarouxas added Burnout Dominator 2007

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Wangan Midnight is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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ModNation Racers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Gran Turismo HD Concept is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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NASCAR 08 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
NASCAR 08 2007

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Need for Speed: The Run is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Fuel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Fuel 2009

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Supercar Challenge is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Ferrari Challenge: Trofeo Pire... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Pure is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Pure 2008

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Ridge Racer Unbounded is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Ridge Racer Unbounded 2012

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Full Auto 2: Battlelines is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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F1 2009 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
F1 2009 2009

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Cars is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Cars 2006

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Stuntman: Ignition is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Wheelman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
Wheelman 2009