Best Racing Games on Android & iOS [Updated for 2020]

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We Reviewed Dozens Of The Best Racing Games on Android & iOS So You Don’t Have To. Here Are Our Top Picks.

Challenge yourself and your kids with this list of the top racing apps on the market. Racing apps teach hand/eye coordination and foster a love of competition. Do you have a junior racecar driver or aviator? Set them up with these racing game and simulator apps for countless hours of racing app fun.

There’s nothing like a good racing game to combine thrill and skill on your mobile device. Whether you compete to best your own high score or challenge players from around the world, racing games allow you to get behind the wheel and control powerful, fast vehicles. Here are some of the best racing games for both Android and iOS devices. Enjoy!

 Racing games are as cool as their cars, and these have some beauts!

Realistic Racing Action

Real Racing 3

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

If you are looking for realism, this free app is one of the best. Race real cars on real tracks from around the world, competing on over 30 circuits. Play in real-time with up to 7 other racers, or time-shift to challenge other drivers with AI.

Real Racing 3 is free offers in-app purchases between $1.99 and $99.99, but these can be disabled in your device’s settings. The app is also resource intensive, due to the amazing graphics. Developers recommend you have at least 1.5 GB of free space on your device to play. 

 

Need for Speed No Limits

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

If street racing is your thing, then this offering from the folks at Electronic Arts is the app for you. Build and customize your ride, then hit the streets and take on challenges of street racing. This award-winner has loads of options to trick out your car and then offers some great racing fun.

The more you race, the better your rep will become. Race, race, race and win some awesome new vehicles and customizations. There’s something here for everyone. The free app does contain advertisements and in-app purchases ranging from $1.99 to $19.99.

Asphalt 8: Airborne

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

This award-winner boasts over 200 fantastic cars, more than 50 high-speed tracks, and 6 unique game modes. The multiplayer option lets you challenge up to 11 others for titles and glory. The graphics are phenomenal, and developers provide a nearly endless stream of single-player content.

Literally, thousands of decals let everyone personalize their ride and distinguish themselves. This free app has a whole lot to offer, whether you choose to play for free or take advantage of the in-app purchases (ninety-nine cents to $9.99 on iOS and $99.99 on Android).

GT. Racing 2

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

Realism is the name of the game with this racing app. Weather changes and lighting changes to simulate the time of day add to the challenge-driving in the pounding rain is a whole lot different than cruising on a sunny day! Four different camera views add to the experience.

With over 71 cars, 15 tracks, and 14,000 events, you’ll never run out of action. Plus there are 28 new challenges each week, and you can play alone or in multi-player mode. The app is free with in-app purchases from ninety-nine cents to $99.99.

SBK 14 Official Mobile Game

iOS App Store

If racing powerful cars are getting old, how about some amazing cycles? This app features simulations of the most powerful bikes in the world. Get a real feel for the track with fab graphics and sink your teeth into an awesome experience.

Take on the role of your favorite riders and choose from 13 tracks and three game modes. There are even loads of control options to customize your gameplay, ranging from tilting your device to virtual joysticks. The app is free with in-app purchase options.

CSR Classics

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

Now you can drag race over 50 of the greatest cars ever made in this cool app that takes you way back. You can restore your ride and then take on the gangs that rule the city streets. How about a Mustang GT500 or a Ford GT50? It doesn’t get any better than this!

This app is free to download. There are in-app purchases ranging from $2.99 to $99.99.

 

Racing with a Twist

Action-packed racing, on the track or off, makes for great game play.

AG Drive

iOS App Store

Race futuristic anti-gravity craft at blazing speeds along wild tracks with this app that pulls a lot of inspiration from science fiction. With tons of play modes and loads of varied racing conditions, you’ll not be wanting for an exciting ride. Master a host of different skills to maximize your score too.

AG Drive features some outstanding graphics and an amazing soundtrack brought to you by some of the greatest names in video gaming music. The app costs $2.99. There are some in-app purchases available, ranging from $2.99 to $89.99.

Hovercraft: Takedown

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

This combat racing game might be just your style. Customize your hovercraft, then arm it to the teeth with missiles, lasers, and more. Take down those enemies in this addicting, high action game. Set up explosions, too, and watch the chain reactions.

This app is free to download. There are in-app purchases ranging from ninety-nine cents to $99.99.

 

 

 

Race the Sun

iOS App Store

Strap on some out of this world fun when you are tired of racing plain old cars with this app. Race at insane speeds in your solar-powered glider, but make sure to avoid all the obstacles in the bizarre worlds. Level up your ship to unlock upgrades and whole new worlds.

The app costs $4.99 and is complete.

 

Racing Apps Just for Kids

SkidStorm

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

SkidStorm is a simpler arcade-style racing game that will appeal to younger players. The controls are simple, the graphics are not too distracting, and there are 24 tracks and 17 types of cars to choose from. Each car can be customized with skins.

The game does allow players to race in real-time with other players from around the world, and progress is tracked on a leaderboard. There are optional in-app purchases ranging from ninety-nine cents to $19.99.

 

Hot Wheels Race Off

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

If your child loves Hot Wheels, then there’s every reason to grab up this great racing game that focuses more on physics than on speed. Just like with the real-life toys, cars zoom over hilly and curvy tracks and even around loop-the-loops as they streak toward the finish line.

And just like in real life, players can collect cool cars and race them again and again. In-app purchases ranging from $2.99 to $39.99 open up even more possibilities. Collect the coolest cars, then race them on over 60 insane physic tracks that will have drivers doing cool stunts in no time. The app is free with in-app purchases ranging from $2.99 to $39.99.

2XL SuperCross HD

iOS App Store / Google Play Store

This all new off-road racing experience will send you flying on your bike. There are doubles and triples to navigate, and much more. It has three modes of play so there’s something here for every experience level. Customize your appearance then take to the track.

This app costs $4.99 and is complete.

Best Racing Games on Android & iOS