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
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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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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
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Burnout Paradise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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

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Midnight Club: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Grid 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
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Dirt 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
2011

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Driver: San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
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Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
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MotorStorm is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
2006

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Colin McRae: Dirt 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Need for Speed: Shift is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Colin McRae: Dirt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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MotorStorm: Pacific Rift is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Shift 2: Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Split Second: Velocity is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Formula One Championship Editi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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Blur is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
2010

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Sega Rally Revo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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F1 2013 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time
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Need For Speed: ProStreet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PS3 Racing Games of All Time

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