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Fonz 1976 sega arcade
Fonz is an example of a racing game.

A racing game is a video game genre which involves competing in races. The object of the game is to be the first racer to compete in a arena in the shortest time. They may be based on anything from real-world racing leagues to entirely fantastical settings, and feature any type of land, air, or sea vehicles.

Simulation-style racing games

  • F1GP, Grand Prix 2, Grand Prix 3, Grand Prix 4 (Formula One (disambiguation))
  • Grand Prix Legends (1967 Formula One)
  • GT Legends (60s and 70s GT series)
  • GTR and GTR 2 (FIA GT Championship)
  • GTR Evolution (Race 07)
  • iRacing (Oval and road course racing)
  • Live for Speed (Mixed car type racing)
  • NASCAR Racing (NASCAR)
  • netKar Pro (Open wheel car racing)
  • RACE, RACE 07 and RACE Pro (Official WTCC)
  • Racer (Mixed car type racing)
  • rFactor (Mixed car type racing)
  • Richard Burns Rally (Rallying)
  • X Motor Racing (Mixed car type racing)

Semi-simulation-style racing games

  • Colin McRae/Dirt (series)
  • Enthusia Professional Racing
  • Forza Motorsport (series)
  • Gran Turismo (series)
  • Project Gotham Racing
  • (TOCA Touring Car series)
  • Sega GT series
  • Superstars V8 Next Challenge
  • WRC: FIA World Rally Championship
  • Rallisport Challenge 2 (Xbox)

Arcade-style racing games

  • Burnout (series)
  • Carmageddon (series)
  • Daytona USA (series)
  • F1 2010
  • F1 2011
  • Fatal Racing (aka Whiplash)
  • FlatOut and FlatOut 2
  • Fuel
  • F-Zero
  • GeneRally (computer game)
  • Out Run series
  • Pole Position (series)
  • Rad Racer
  • Ridge Racer (series)
  • Split Second
  • Star Wars: Racer Revenge
  • TrackMania (series)
  • Ultimate Race Pro
  • Virtua Racing
  • WipEout

Street racing games

  • Blur
  • Cruis'n (series)
  • Midnight Club (series)
  • Juiced (series)
  • LA Street Racing (Overspeed)
  • Metropolis Street Racer (Dreamcast)
  • Rush (series)
  • Midtown Madness (series)
  • Need For Speed (series)
  • Test Drive (series)
  • Street Racing Syndicate

Event racing

  • 1080° Snowboarding series
  • Amped series
  • ATV series
  • Transworld series
  • Cool Boarders series
  • Trickstyle
  • SSX
  • Stunts
  • Pure
  • Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars (PlayStation Network Release)

Monster truck racing games

  • Monster 4x4: Masters of Metal (USHRA Monster Jam)
  • Monster 4x4: World Circuit
  • Monster Jam (Maximum Destruction, Urban Assault) series (USHRA Monster Jam)
  • Monster Truck Madness series (PENDA Point Series)
  • Monster Trux Extreme: Offroad Edition
  • Monster Trux: Arenas
  • Thunder Truck Rally

Truck racing games

  • Insane (2001 video game)
  • Baja: Edge of Control
  • Excite Truck (off-road truck racing)
  • Euro Truck Simulator (trucking in Europe)
  • Hard Truck and Hard Truck II
  • Super Trucks Racing
  • Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing

Motorcycle racing games

  • Excitebike
  • MotoGP '07
  • Moto Racer
  • Superbike 2001
  • Road Rash
  • Test Drive Cycles
  • Tourist Trophy
  • SBK-09: Superbike World Championship
  • Riding Spirits
  • Riding Spirits 2

Kart racing games

  • Blur (video game)
  • Chocobo Racing
  • Club Kart
  • Crash Team Racing, Crash Nitro Kart
  • Diddy Kong Racing (Kart, hovercraft, and plane racing)
  • Digimon Racing
  • Donkey Kong Barrel Blast
  • Jak X: Combat Racing
  • LittleBigPlanet Karting
  • Looney Tunes Racing
  • Mario Kart (Super to 7)
  • ModNation Racers
  • NASCAR Kart Racing
  • Nicktoons Racing
  • PocketBike Racer
  • Post Apocalyptic Mayhem
  • Scrap Metal (Xbox Live/Game-Room Arcade)
  • Sonic Drift
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
  • Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing
  • Star Wars: Super Bombad Racing
  • TuxKart
  • Supertuxkart
  • Wacky Wheels
  • Wii Racing

Jetski racing games

  • Jet Moto series
  • Splashdown (video game)
  • Wave Race
  • Carve

Speedboat racing games

  • Hydro Thunder
  • Cobra Triangle

Off-road racing games

  • 4x4 Evolution series
  • Baja series
  • Big Run (arcade)
  • Dakar series
  • Colin McCrae's Dirt series
  • Fuel
  • Jeremy Mccrath's Off-road motorsport racing
  • Off-road Drive
  • Motor Storm series
  • Nail'd
  • Pure
  • Sega Rally series
  • V-Rally series
  • World Rally Championship series

Stunt racing

  • Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars for PlayStation Network
  • Stunts
  • Stunt GP 2000 for Dreamcast and PlayStation 2
  • Re-Volt
  • Rush series

Racing role playing games

  • Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano
  • Blur (video game)
  • Drift City
  • Need for Speed: World
  • Final Lap Twin
  • Gran Turismo 5
  • Racing Lagoon
  • Forza Motorsport
  • Test Drive Unlimited 2

Mission-based racing games

  • Crazy Taxi Series

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