Abandonware DOS title

The best racing: car games

Racing games are traditionally car racing games. Players just love driving at maximum speed vehicles on four wheels: Formula 1 cars, 4WD, sports cars and even Micro Machines. Car racing (and driving) games are usually simulations or action games.

Most popular racing: car games

Grand Theft Auto
action-adventureDOS, Windows XP/98/95
Crazy Taxi
racingWindows XP/98/95
Need for Speed II: SE
racingWindows XP/98/95
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Grand Prix Unlimited

DOS19924.5/5 Accolade
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Lombard RAC Rally

DOS19884.4/5 Red Rat software
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Whiplash

DOS19954.3/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive
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Interstate '76

Windows XP/98/951997protected4.3/5 Activision
Interstate '76 is a vehicular combat video game developed and published by Activision. It was released in 1997 for Microsoft Windows. The game is set in an alternate history 1976, featuring a stylized 1970s atmosphere with a unique blend of vehicular combat and first-person shooter elements. Players assume the role of a vigilante named Groove ...
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Cisco Heat

DOS19914.3/5 Jaleco
Cisco Heat is an abandoned racing game set in North America developed by Jaleco and released by Image Works in 1991 for DOS and other platforms. Cisco Heat was converted from the original arcade version. The difference between other similar racing games of the time is that the player drives a police car.
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Micro Machines

DOS19944.3/5 Codemasters
Micro Machines is an abandoned racing game developed and released by Codemasters in 1994 based on the Micro Machines toy line. Micro Machines was published for DOS, but also for Amiga, Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, NES, SEGA Master System and SNES. Codemasters released a sequel called Micro Machines 2: Turbo Tournament.
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Grand Prix 2

DOS19954.3/5 MicroProse Software
Grand Prix 2 is an abandoned Formula 1 racing game designed by Geoff Crammond and published by MicroProse Software in 1995 for DOS. Grand Prix 2 is the sequel to Formula One Grand Prix and was a one-man project (which was uncommon at the time). Grand Prix 2 was essentially an accurate simulation of the 1994 Formula 1 season.
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Lotus: The ultimate challenge

DOS19934.2/5 Magnetic Fields
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Carmageddon

DOSWindows XP/98/951997protected4.2/5 Stainless Games
Carmageddon was a controversial and violent vehicular combat / car racing game, where the player must compete against a number of computer controlled opponents. Running over pedestrians and damaging opponents cars grant time bonuses and credits to be spent for upgrades.
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The Duel: Test Drive 2

DOS19894.2/5 Distinctive Software
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The Need for Speed

DOS19954.2/5 Electronic Arts
The Need for Speed is a first-person perspective racing game developed and published by Electronic Arts in 1995 for DOS where the main goal is to win race after race in a variety of game modes. In the process, the player must elude traffic, pedestrians, and the police.
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Crazy Cars 3

DOS19924.2/5 Titus Interactive
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Moonshine Racers

DOS19914.2/5 Peakstar Software
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Race Drivin'

DOS19924.2/5 Atari
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Car and Driver

DOS19924.2/5 Lerner Research
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OutRun

DOS19894.2/5 Sega
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Midtown Madness

Windows XP/98/951999demo4.2/5 Angel Studios
Midtown Madness is a car racing game developed by Angel Studios (later known as Rockstar San Diego) and released by Microsoft in 1999 for Windows. Midtown Madness is known for its open-world design, allowing players to explore a virtual representation of Chicago and engage in various racing events and challenges within the city.
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Formula 1 Grand Prix

DOS19914.2/5 MicroProse Software
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Indianapolis 500

DOS19894.2/5 Papyrus Design Group
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Power Drive

DOS19944.2/5 Rage Games
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Toyota Celica GT Rally

DOS19924.2/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive
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Test Drive

DOS19874.2/5 Distinctive Software
Test Drive is an abandoned racing game developed by Distinctive Software and released by Accolade in 1987 for DOS and Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64. This is the game that started the whole Test Drive franchise. Gameplay is fairly simple and consists of driving sports cars on a mountain road while avoiding police cars.
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Slicks 'n' Slide

DOS19934.2/5
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Ferrari Formula 1

DOS19894.2/5 Electronic Arts
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Stunt Car Racer

DOS19894.1/5 Microstyle
Stunt Car Racer is an abandoned first-person 3D perspective racing game designed by Geoffrey J. Crammond, developed and released by Microstyle in 1989 for DOS and many other platforms. The peculiar tracks are what makes Stunt Car Racer stand out: you race on a suspended track with the risk of driving off the edges.
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Carnage

DOS19934.1/5 Warped Minds
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NASCAR Racing

DOS19944.1/5 Papyrus Design Group
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1000 Miglia

DOS19924.1/5 Simulmondo
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Wacky Wheels

DOS1994protected4.1/5 Apogee Software
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Crazy Taxi

Windows XP/98/9520024.1/5 Sega
Crazy Taxi is an abandoned driving / racing game developed by Sega and released by Activision in 2002 for Windows and other platforms (it's an arcade conversion). Crazy Taxi is set in a city full of potential passengers: get them on your taxi and drive them to various destinations in time.