Top Racing Games for Mobile 2019

There are thousands of different racing games and hundreds of them for mobile phones. There are dozens of really breathtaking racing games, and we want to tell you about them. If you still think about racing games as those made for consoles and PC only, this article is definitely for you.

Best Racing Games

We gathered here only the racing games we like. Many of them are already familiar to you if you are a fan of racing, some of them are classic other newly released. If you have other games in mind, tell us about them in the comments under the article.

Asphalt 9

Asphalt 9 game picture

Asphalt 9 is a part of the Asphalt series made by Gameloft Barcelona. The game was improved with various game modes and graphics. The gameplay is similar to Asphalt 8 somehow, but it has a better-developed design. You still receive the D class car at the beginning and have to change it to the highest class during the racing. Basically, the better your results, the faster the car you receive.

It was originally made for console, and many players had doubts about its controls. The game offers you two ways of navigation. You can use Touchedrive, swiping car left or right, choose paths, avoid rivals, or tilt controls with on-screen buttons Nitro and Drift. You can check both variants before making any decisions. In our opinion, Touchedrive is easier, but of course, if you need some challenge, opt for tilt controls. Yet, you have to remember that joystick is always easier, so you will need to practice your skills on mobile.

You will see models of real vehicles, and it is incredibly fun. Beware! There are ads that may occur in the middle of the game. Pay attention to the super cool soundtrack which makes racing even more fascinating.

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Need For Speed: Most Wanted game picture

Need For Speed: Most Wanted is an arcade type of racing game made by EA Canada and released back in 2005. Since that time, it continues to attract fans of racing games, quickly becoming a classic game. It combines greatly developed gameplay with street racing, police chasing, and astonishing graphics.

It has both tilt and touch controls. You may pick the most convenient option for you. There is an in-app purchase system if you want to buy something for your money, but you can always make it through the game without that. There are numerous types of races, and you can take part in each of them.

CSR Racing 2

CSR Racing 2 game picture

CSR Racing 2 offers a fresh new approach to driving mechanics. The game makes you an illegal street racer who comes for adrenaline dose every night. There are licensed cars in the game. However, you don’t actually drive the car. You see everything that is going on from a side angle. Your main task is to push the gas at the start of races and tap shift when the car has to reach the highest speed.

You will see numerous luxurious cars in the game. It may not be as intense as other games, and this is the best option for those who prefer less intense, more fun and easy games. CSR Racing 2 offers an amazing aesthetic that makes it so attractive for us.

Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3 game picture

Real Racing 3 is an advanced racing simulator and a part of the Real Racing series. It was released for Android and iOS platforms back in 2013-2014. And unlike other games in the series, this time you are going to take care of your car on your own, watch for its safety, service it.

This is not what makes this game so good. The races take place in over 20 locations from the real world. You will see and be able to ride more than 250 cars from world-famous manufacturers. It is an incredibly atmospheric game. There are on-screen controls, and they are easy to learn even for those players who joined the game recently.

Hill Climb Racer 2

Hill Climb Racer 2 game picture

Well, this game is more of an arcade. It is not a simulator that brings in this list some kind of diversity. Besides, this game is really simple and can be played even while you are waiting in line for a doctor, sitting in a train, and so on. It takes a few minutes to finish a race. You can even combine the game with listening to your favorite audiobook in the background.

All you have to do is tap when the car has to go. There are numerous obstacles to the car’s way. To make it more entertaining, developers added a variety of tracks. Some of them are made on the North Pole, forests and deserts. And don’t get too surprised when you will have to race on the moon. Beware! There is a low gravity! You can pick different modes, but the best one is probably an adventure.

There are microtransactions available in the game. You can buy upgrades for your car. But you don’t actually have to. It is fun and simple.

Cro-Mag Rally

Cro-Mag Rally game picture

Cro-Mag Rally is a third-person kart race that takes you to the pre-historic times. Now, this is a real change of scenery for you. If you are tired of licensed cars, advanced tracks, here is something new for you. It is a little bit similar to Crash Team Racing and Diddy Kong Racing. Its graphic is may be old fashioned, but it offers a fresh approach to standard racing games.

The main problem of the game is that it has sensitive controls. So make sure you learn the basics first, or you will quickly get off the road. There are collectible power-ups to make the game challenging. You have to shoot your competitors.


Drive game picture

Drive is almost a never-ending race. It offers high replay value and no linear story. Basically, you are driving while you want to do it. There are lots of twists of the gameplay which makes the game fresh. It offers to follow the races with a top-down perspective. You will have to practice controls as the speed in the game is high. While it does not feel as realistic as simulators, many players believe it is the best way to handle the pressure of races.

On your way, you will have to collect the power-ups and avoid your competitors. During the game, you can unblock various cars. Still, it is necessary to do repairs and refill the gas tank.

Street Kart

Street Kart game picture

Street Kart is a kart racer as well, like Cro-Mag Rally. So, if you are fond of kart races, the game is for you. It looks good, and its graphic is well-developed. There may be an inconvenience with touch controls, so it is better to train at first.

You will hear the voice of Nico Rosberg, 2016 F1 World Champion, who will give you numerous tips during the game. Sometimes it is difficult to hear everything he is saying due to multiple noises on races. But it is an amazing addition to these atmospheric races.


Aquapark game picture

Aquapark is not exactly the car racing game, but it is still about speed and competition. If you are tired from karts or street races, but you still love speed and racing genre, the game is perfect for you. You are playing a little yellow stick man who enjoys a really long water slide. He has to come first to the finish, moving faster than his competitors.

You don’t have to stay at the water slide. You can jump off it and land on the lower levels. The game allows you to push people off the slide and jump as high as you can. Collect the coins, be mischievous, and play various characters if you want. Controls in this game are snappy.

Horizon Chase

Horizon Chase game picture

Horizon Chase is a classic retro racing game. Touch screen controls offer you an easy ride, with gas on the right and arrow left and right scheme on the left. You will quickly learn how to navigate the game. For hours you will barely need to use the brakes. As for the graphics, it is made in a sci-fi aesthetic. You may hear the 80s classic racing music in the background.

You receive a nice illusion of speed in Horizon Chase. From time to time, you will feel like you are flying. After the first rounds, you will have to pay $3 for a full game. If you don’t like this idea, you can go back to the beginning.

Ultimate Car Driving Simulator

Ultimate Car Driving Simulator game picture

Well, the name speaks for itself. You receive an amazingly realistic car driving simulator. You can choose a car at the beginning. There is no tutorial. So you will have to learn how to play the game on your own or watch other gamers’ reviews on YouTube. Gas and brake are on your right, left and right arrow on the left, but you can change its accommodation if you like.

The game offers an open world. In the game, you can earn scores and money, which you will be able to spend on the vehicles. There is a parkour feature in the game and lots of jumps. Some players consider the game as a nice way to learn how to drive and practice there. We must warn you that this is an entertaining game above all. It was made to bring you joy and help you spend a few hours with pleasure.

Which game to choose?

All these games from the list are either free or affordable to anyone. You can pick not one but several depending on the genre and graphics you prefer. If you played some of these games before, please share your thoughts below the article.