Racing Game Apps

Kids and teens like driving games because they mix skill with fantasy, especially for kids who aren't yet old enough to take the wheel in real life. Race car games, bike race games -- anything that simulates speed and maybe a bit of danger -- will appeal to kids beginning at about age 8 and up. These are some of our top picks for racing games.

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Cars Daredevil Garage App Poster Image
Racing fun for youngest car lovers requires patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Blaze and the Monster Machines App Poster Image
STEM concepts ride along with racing fun.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2015)
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Fiete Cars App Poster Image
Drive into a creative, make-and-test dream with fun options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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Rollercoaster Extreme App Poster Image
Fast-paced pseudo-racing game offers exhilarating fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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Dirt Moto Racing App Poster Image
A few mild spills on well-designed racing game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2009)
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Shrek Kart HD App Poster Image
Console-quality racing game with Shrek-y humor.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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Moto X Mayhem App Poster Image
Dirt bike game with wipeouts best for older kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
(2010)
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Riptide GP: Renegade App Poster Image
Well-made water racer with tricky tilting controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
(2016)
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Beach Buggy Racing App Poster Image
Fun kart racer gets the basics down; missing multiplayer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Bike Race Free App Poster Image
Enjoyable, stunt-filled racer has open chat in multiplayer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
(2012)
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Real Racing 2 App Poster Image
Perhaps the most realistic racer in the app store.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
(2011)
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Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing App Poster Image
All the elements of a fun kart racer, some comic mischief.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Hill Climb Racing App Poster Image
Physics-based driving game not original, but fun and free.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
(2012)
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Asphalt 6: Adrenaline App Poster Image
Fun, fast-paced, and a driver's ed teacher's nightmare.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
(2011)
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Asphalt 7: Heat App Poster Image
High-speed, high-thrills racing game; optional live chat.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
(2012)
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Asphalt 8: Airborne App Poster Image
Realistic, high-flying racer -- with lots of wrecks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
(2013)
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Need for Speed Most Wanted App Poster Image
Fast-paced racer fun to play but encourages recklessness.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2012)
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Fun Run - Multiplayer Race App Poster Image
Cute forest creatures belie violent content in racing app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
(2012)
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Need for Speed Hot Pursuit for iPad App Poster Image
Cop-car racer is well done but rewards reckless driving.
Devices: iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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