Car Racing Games

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Maybe you have the need for speed and want to push a vehicle to the edge of the speedometer. Perhaps you're looking for a cartoonish chase around the track. Or maybe you want a realistic experience based off professional motorsports. Below, we've gathered up some of the best car racing games for kids and teens. These games cover drag racing, street racing, and off-road racing. All of these are great games that present fun competition on a family game night. If you need more fuel-injected entertainment, check out our other lists to find the best car movies and racing game apps.

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Mario Kart 8 Game Poster Image
Fun family racer lets kids upload sweet moves to YouTube.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2014)
(2014)
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Mario Kart DS Game Poster Image
Fresh, fun go-karting with cartoonish mischief.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
(2005)
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Cars Race O Rama Game Poster Image
Racing with Cars buddies teaches kids how to compete.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2009)
(2009)
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MySims Racing Game Poster Image
All-ages kart racer is fun on the Wii, better on the DS.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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Speed Racer: The Video Game Game Poster Image
A fun and surprisingly challenging all-ages racer
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
(2008)
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BAFL - Brakes Are for Losers Game Poster Image
Simple arcade racer with cartoony crashes fun for all ages.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
(2018)
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F1 Race Stars Game Poster Image
Quirky and entertaining racer filled with silly powerups.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
(2012)
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Forza Motorsport 7 Game Poster Image
Exceptional racing sim takes the checkered flag.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Gravel Game Poster Image
Fun arcade-style off-road racing game for all ages.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed: Bonus Edition Game Poster Image
SEGA stars come to the track to race and wreak silly havoc.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2012)
(2012)
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Cars 3: Driven to Win Game Poster Image
Movie-based racer adds weapons, takes checkered flag of fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Forza Horizon 3 Game Poster Image
Fun open-world racer is best driving game of 2016.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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Gran Turismo Sport Game Poster Image
Authentic racing game with intense in-game advertising.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
(2017)
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MXGP 3: The Official Motocross Video Game Game Poster Image
Solid motocross game for serious race fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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MotoGP 17 Game Poster Image
Tough but deep motorcycle racer appeals to racing fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Game Poster Image
True life racing with many modes of play; watch open chat.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
(2012)
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Project CARS 2 Game Poster Image
Realistic racer depicts authentic crashes, but not injuries.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Trials Fusion: The Awesome Max Edition Game Poster Image
Driving puzzler revs bone-crunching racetracks, challenge.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2015)
(2015)
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WipEout Omega Collection Game Poster Image
Three great futuristic racing games fly onto PS4.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
(2017)
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WRC 6 Game Poster Image
Realistic rally-racing game made for fans of the sport.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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Burnout Paradise Remastered Game Poster Image
Harsh crashes dominate in intense, exciting racer.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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DiRT 4 Game Poster Image
Solid rally racing game with tons of customizable options.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
(2017)
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F1 2011 Game Poster Image
Ad-stuffed racing sim is authentic and challenging.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2011)
(2011)
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Forza Horizon Game Poster Image
Deep, compelling car game glamorizes illicit street racing.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2012)
(2012)
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Grid 2 Game Poster Image
Competent racer depicts car crashes with no consequences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2013)
(2013)
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Split/Second Game Poster Image
Explosive racing game encourages aggressive driving.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2010)
(2010)
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Title Town Racing Game Poster Image
Social game combines racing sim and NASCAR fantasy league.
Platforms: Facebook
(2011)
(2011)
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Driver: San Francisco Game Poster Image
Open world racer with mild adult themes and a novel twist.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
(2011)
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