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Best racing games on steam

1.Assetto Corsa

Paid: $19.99

Assetto Corsa is a racing sim game that is based on classic cars by BMW, AUDI, Ferrari , Lamborghini, etc. Players can start a racing career, join all types of different races, challenges, and events to play online and offline. 

  • Nicholas Beck

    by Nicholas Beck

    I was looking for a cool racing game in Steam and I found this. What I really like the most is its graphics and of course, the smooth moves of cars

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  • Jack Yi

    by Jack Yi

    This is a really cool racing game. I enjoy playing this game a whole lot. It is a really good choice if you are looking for a racing game for PC.p> More

2.Project CARS 2

Paid: $59.99

Project CARS 2 is a motorsport racing simulator video game developed by Slightly Mad Studios and published and distributed by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It is the sequel to the simulator video game Project CARS. 

  • by Janet Gray

    Great racing game. I like the variety of cars you get to choose from. Cool graphics. I like that you can choose the track conditions also. You can eve More

  • Lorenzo Martínez

    by Lorenzo Martínez

    For me, I liked this second version than the first one because of their car choices. It is cooler than ever!

3.iRacing

Paid: $12.99 Varies by plan

iRacing is a cross platform online only subscription based simulation racer. Gameplay is open-ended where players can choose to play whatever races they want either by themselves for practice or online against live opponents.

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  • Ashley Patel

    by Ashley Patel

    iRacing is best for those that are looking more for a racing simulator and not just a game. You may have to spend extra to get the great add-ons, but  More

  • James Johnson

    by James Johnson

    iRacing is an alright game. I'll say this: it has a lot of promise. Unfortunately, it's littered with small but glaring problems that take you out of  More

4.DiRT Rally

Paid: $39.99

Dirt Rally is a racing game by Codemasters. Primarily focused on off-road rallying, the game captures the rigid, adrenaline rush on racing through dusty tracks or icy ones. Beat the clock and drive under the toughest conditions.

  • by Shreyas Dasgupta

    Great game, and a lot of fun, though I'm annoyed at the price for being a two year old game. On the other hand, the graphics are excellent, and the ph More

  • Harold Carroll

    by Harold Carroll

    To those who want to experience the roughness of the road in racing games, this is the right game to play. The locations of the game is realistic a

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  • George Castro

    by George Castro

    On my, this looks like to tons of fun to me. And I've heard the Oculus VR device now costs half of what it originally did. I've been waiting for the p More

  • by Adam Brown

    Dirt Rally is really fun and simple to play, and a great racing game. If you're into nascar or racing I highly recommend this- hours of fun gameplay a More

5.GRID 2

Paid: $29.99

Grid 2 is a racing arcade video game developed by Codemasters which was released in 2013. It is the sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID.

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  • by Madison Long

    GRID 2 has a number of problems that keep it from being one of the best racing games on Steam. Although it looks great, it feels like the development  More

  • by Randy Bryant

    I have not played Grid or Grid 2, but judging from the screen picks, this is a photo realistic racing game. It's predecessor won some awards, and the  More

6.The Crew

Paid: $29.99

The Crew is an MMO racing game by Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections. Players traverse in a large, open-world resembling the United States. They can partake in new contents and challenges everytime.

  • Louis Rose

    by Louis Rose

    The crew is probably my favorite multiplayer racing game. When it launched it had many game breaking bugs, but over time it has been patched to be a m More

  • Emily Liu

    by Emily Liu

    this is a great game. I also like it because it is an interactive game. you get to play and connect with other players online and have fun. i recommen More

  • Celia Corona

    by Celia Corona

    The graphics of this game are extremely realistic for just a driving game. This reminds me of the old Need for Speed games I played growing up, but th More

7.Trackmania Turbo

Paid: $39.99

Trackmania Turbo is a stunt-based racing game by Nadeo and Ubisoft. Players can explore 4 environments with varying gameplay. Access over 200 tracks by completing campaign mode or build new tracks via Trackbuilder mode. 

  • Will Gu

    by Will Gu

    Trackmania Turbo is thought by many to be one of the best racing games on Steam. I can't say I entirely agree as the gameplay left me wanting and was  More

  • Andrew Robinson

    by Andrew Robinson

    Trackmania is very addicting with good graphics and great cars. It is very addicting for perfectionists who want the best time possible for every trac More

8.MXGP3

Paid: $39.99
MXGP3 is the video game that lets you experience all the adrenaline of Motocross with the official Championship tournament simulation. The game is the official simulator for the tournament in actual motocross tracks. 
  • Shreyas Rodrigues

    by Shreyas Rodrigues

    I am a huge advocate of using and playing on Steam. I recently was searching for a new Motocross game and found MXGP3. At first I wasn't sure about th More

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    i believe that's an opinion, steam has good sites usually with reviews one could research

  • Grace Barnett

    by Grace Barnett

    I've had similar experiences with motor-crossing games like MXGP3. They were enjoyable and entertaining. MXGP3 is the perfect solution to the problem. More

9.Carmageddon: Max Damage

Paid: $16.99
Create carnage in a wide range of large open world environments and smaller battle arenas, with plenty of fun stuff to smash into, smash up, snap off and sling around. Explore city streets and country trails, arid deserts, and icy wastelands. 
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  • Ethan Shaw

    by Ethan Shaw

    I'm a long time fan of racing games ever since Pole Position. This one felt a little wrong at first -- not at all what I was looking for in a racing g More

  • Josefina Correa

    by Josefina Correa

    I have played Carmaggedon: Max Damage and it does not live up to the hype. I seem to spend a lot of time driving around large open areas, searching fo More

10.WRC 7

Paid: $49.99

WRC 7: World Rally Championship is a racing video game by Kylotonn. Based on the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship, players can experience real-life driving since the game has official cars and drivers, 13 countries and 52 special stages. 

  • Eugene Crawford

    by Eugene Crawford

    I love this game because it has a lot of tracks and it's very fun. The cars are responsive and gives a very realistic driving experiences

11.Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

Paid: $19.99 Check price
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit launches you into a new open-world landscape behind the wheel of the world's fastest and most beautiful cars. From Criterion, the award-winning studio behind the Burnout series, Hot Pursuit will redefine racing games for a whole new generation.
  • Wayne Walters

    by Wayne Walters

    Need for Speed Hot Pursuit is incredible. I used to make my living writing software but I am simply blown away with what is possible today. I was look More

  • Bobby Guzman

    by Bobby Guzman

    Everyone knows about Need for Speed by now. Hot Pursuit is another great game in this excellent franchise. No game has ever been quite as fun to me as More

12.Redout

Paid: $34.99

Redout is a futuristic racing game by 34BigThings. Taking inspiration from AG racing classics such as F-Zero, WipeOut, Rollcage, and POD, players will experience high-octane races. The game comes with Career mode and online multiplayer mode.

  • Liu He

    by Liu He

    I've never heard of this game of the developer so I assume it's an indie game made from an indie developer. This game is certainly different from the standard racing games out there. It doesnt quite compare to Burnout or Project cars but it's defi

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13.Trials Fusion

Paid: $19.99
Trials Fusion is a racing game focused on motorcycle trials. Utilizing physics-based mechanics,players traverse courses using their platforming skills. Players can also share their custom race courses via track editor.
  • Jack Powell

    by Jack Powell

    Overall the game is fun and enjoyable, but suffers from some poor design decisions (such as how the camera functions in the game, and certain control  More

  • Reyansh Kadam

    by Reyansh Kadam

    It's a fun little game, with really impressive graphics and and decent physics from the bikes. I'm not really crazy about the courses; like the real w More

14.Midnight Club 2

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Midnight Club II is an arcade racing game, and the sequel to Midnight Club: Street Racing, developed and published by Rockstar Studios. There are no rules. Drive anywhere in the city. Find the fastest route to win.

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  • Benjamin Williams

    by Benjamin Williams

    Midnight Club 2 is a very old game but I remember that I had really quite fun with it. I would not consider it as a best racing game since it's compet More

  • George Young

    by George Young

    Too bad it's unavailable in Steam when I searched for it. 

  • Samantha Shaw

    by Samantha Shaw

    If you like racing games and are looking to find the best racing game on Steam, Midnight Club 2 is a great game to consider. It is an arcade racing ga More

15.Race Room

Free download
Race Room is a free to play racing game that is based on the official championships of racing series like DTM, WTCC, and ADAC GT Masters. Enter RaceRoom and enter the world of a professional race car driver.  
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  • by Louis Guzman

    For a free-to-play racing game, Race Room is a no-brainer for one of the best on the PC market. The controls and game features are so realistic that i More

  • Ananya Patil

    by Ananya Patil

    If you are looking for a great racing game for PC, then Race Room may just fit the bill. This game offers races based on championship racing series an More

WHAT IS THE MEANING

Racing Game (also known as Race Game) is a genre of video game in either first-person or third-person perspective. Basically, the player participates in a racing competition with any type of vehicles (it could be land, water, air, or space vehicles). The competition could be in a realistic setting or entirely fantastical.

DID YOU KNOW

Did you know that the word racecar when read backwards, is still racecar? This is because the word is considered to be a palindrome—a word, number, or other sequence of characters that reads the same backward as forward. As interesting as being a palindrome, racecar as a motorsport is ranked among some of the most popular sports in the United States it is backed up by the emergence of virtual motorsport racing video games today. Atari, a game development company, takes pride in the development of the first racing game in the industry in 1973. Entitled Space Race, this game was built in a simple drag-racing concept that features an archaic black-and-white spaceship. Three years after, the genre has undergone series of development and Crashing Race was released as a game in arcades. Remember when you and your playmates would rush to the arcades and put coins in to play games? It really is nostalgic. According to the data presented by Statista, the genre of racing landed on the 6th place of the most played game genre in the United States in 2017, taking up a 6.4% part of the whole. This 2018, racing game is also among the top video game trends as published on Business Insider, with an upcoming race game landing on the 7th place.

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