Best racing games for Android, iPhone and iPad (2016)

Best racing games for Android, iPhone and iPad (2016)
There's a ton of racing games available on Android and iOS, and, since the demand is huge, new titles are being released constantly. One of the reasons why these games are so popular is because they allow everyone to experience the thrill of racing, good and band drivers alike - all from the comfort of a couch (or from anywhere else, as long as you have your phone or tablet with you).

If you're looking for the best racing games that are available now on Android and iOS, we've prepared a list that you may find useful. Mind you, not all of the games included below have been released this year. Also, in case you're wondering why a certain game that's already famous isn't here, it's probably because we included it in a previous list (see here and here).

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27 Comments

1. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

I still play console racing type games.. it just bored me playing this on my phone. Just my thought.

4. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Is there a great racing game for android you can play with a physical keyboard? These touch control racing games suck in my opinion...

10. vincelongman

Posts: 5623; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Even as PC gamer, a physical keyboard is terrible for racing Racing games need analog controls e.g. steering wheel+pedals or controller or gyro Phone racing aren't that bad in terms of controls for arcade racing games since gyro works quite well I still stick with "full" PC games since they aren't full of IAPs But phone racing games are still fun for when I'm on the train

24. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Thats exactly what I didnt ask. Lets go again... read the question, provide the answer, thank you very much. Got S Tab S1 8.4 and its physical keyboard.

12. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

you can map those keyboard button using any gamepad app.. or just use gamepad

20. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

If you buy an adaptwr, you can use any PC joystick with an Android. There are also controllers that actually hold your phone while you play. Yo8 never have to use the touchscreen.

16. robertdenaro116

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 07, 2016

Here are top 10 best new android games list from the last month april http://androidtickers.com/2016/05/01/best-new-android-games-last-month-april-2016/ I hope you will enjoy these games

2. AlikMalix unregistered

Real racing 3 is still best for being realistic, great cars, customization, and real tracks. I'm also really enjoying CarX drift racing.

8. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4767; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Why is CSR racing 2 not here??

17. AmashAziz

Posts: 2891; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Maybe they forgot to include the most prominent titles out there; instead providing knowledge of mostly kids games......The list would have been a lot better with CSR 2, Real Racing 3, GT Racing 2, Asphalt 8, Nitro Nations, Extreme Formula, etc. Most of them are not the latest but are still at the top of their game, yet being enjoyable.

3. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Theyre all pay to win!!! Screw em all!

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

^this... buy the best limited edition car with real money, and a week after that they release even better limited edition car with better spec at the same price.. repeat, lol

5. emmawilliam834

Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

I like Drag Racing Classic

6. darealist

Posts: 107; Member since: Feb 25, 2015

This is why mobile gaming is still a turd. Funny how the joes upgrade their toy phones every year to run the same s**t.

7. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Stop being realistic. You wont get pluses... Like instead.

23. Jason2k13

Posts: 1447; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

So you bring your laptop/pc or Ps4 on buses, trains and plane rides? There's a reason why mobile gaming is there.

9. robertdenaro116

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 07, 2016

Racing in Car is one of my fav.

11. E34V8

Posts: 109; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

It should say "random" racing games, not best. No Real Racing 3, no Colin McRae, no Car X Drift... Weak list.

14. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

and some of them isnt even "racing" games

15. FluffyBled unregistered

I don't think including the word "Race" in the name alone, qualifies the game as a Racing Game! (Refering to #5)

18. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Asphalt 8 airborne for me.

19. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

I agree on Asphalt Nitro! I find it in a way better than Asphalt 8 considering its small size! Racing in Car is awesome as well!

21. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

No thanks I have an Xbox One. I pay one for the game and even though there are in-app purchases, I'm in no rush to fish the game. I've had Forza 5 since I had my Xbox1 and I still haven't completed it. Finding the time to actually play any game is hard enough. Though I have games on my Note. I rarely get to play.

22. TmoRep

Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 20, 2016

It would appear that a Majority of mobile games involve a form of endless running.

25. slannmage

Posts: 289; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Also known as the worst racing games if they came to PC and consoles. Seriously why play games on IOS/Android? They're all bad because all people play are F2P "games" designed to just strip stupid people from their money. It's why the best game developers stay away from the platform as they make no money from it because people refuse to pay more than nothing.... though for whatever reason they'll put £200 into Clash of Clans or whatever other crap exists.

26. ricmdv

Posts: 28; Member since: May 02, 2015

What about Real Racing 3? Judging by what I've read on these games it's a much better game.

27. Krjal

Posts: 415; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

NFS: No Limits is the only racing game I'll ever need on mobile. Yes it's casual but the free to play system is actually good (or at least as good as I've seen on a mobile game). Also, who wouldn't want a Need For Speed game that was developed in Australia?!

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