Total Nerd The Best Original Xbox 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 Xbox at some point.

If you owned the original Xbox 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 Xbox 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 Xbox. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This poll features items like Burnout Revenge and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. 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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1
45 12
Forza Motorsport is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

2
43 16
Need for Speed: Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

3
36 12
RalliSport Challenge 2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

4
36 12
Project Gotham Racing 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

5
33 10
Burnout 3: Takedown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

6
29 9
Need for Speed: Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

7
34 14
Need for Speed: Underground is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

8
27 9
Need for Speed: Carbon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

9
22 6
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition R... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

10
22 6
Burnout Revenge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

11
23 9
OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

12
26 12
Sega GT 2002 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

13
22 9
RalliSport Challenge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

14
16 4
Burnout 2: Point of Impact is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

15
18 6
Project Gotham Racing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

16
19 7
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

17
13 2
Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

18
6 0
4x4 EVO 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2001

19
15 5
Burnout is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2002

20
13 4
TOCA Race Driver 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

21
15 6
NASCAR Thunder 2004 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

22
22 13
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

23
9 1
Colin McRae Rally 2005 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

24
12 4
TOCA Race Driver 3 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

25
12 4
Colin McRae Rally 04 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

26
13 5
Colin McRae Rally 3 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

27
13 5
Midtown Madness 3 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

28
10 3
Test Drive: Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

29
11 4
Street Racing Syndicate is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

30
12 5
Room Zoom: Race for Impact is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

31
12 5
Richard Burns Rally is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

32
15 9
SSX 3 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2003

33
6 1
MX vs. ATV Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

34
5 0
ATV Quad Power Racing 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

35
7 2
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

36
8 3
Rally Fusion: Race of Champion... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

37
11 6
SpyHunter 2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

38
7 2
Driver: Parallel Lines is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

39
7 3
NASCAR 07 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2006

40
6 2
Motogp: Ultimate Racing Techno... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
MotoGP: URT 3

41
5 1
NASCAR Thunder 2002 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

42
5 1
FlatOut 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2006

43
8 5
FlatOut is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2004

44
8 5
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

45
7 4
MX Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

46
7 4
Juiced is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2005

47
6 3
Crash Nitro Kart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

48
4 1
Corvette is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time
2003

49
4 1
NASCAR Heat 2002 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time

50
9 7
Sonic Riders is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Original Xbox Racing Games of All Time