15 Best Android Racing Games to Play on Smartphone 2021

10 Great Android Racing Games to Play on Mobile

Well everyone loves the different genres of games, and If you love car racing here is a list of games you can download and play. Some of these are free and some paid.

Most of the games below come with high-quality HD graphics. Moreover, some of them are also not very large in size.

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Most of these games are playable on 2 GB Ram or even 1 GB Ram mobiles but for some games like the Asphalt 9, it is better to have 3-4 GB ram and a decent mobile processor.

1). Asphalt 9: Legends

Gameloft Barcelona; The makers of Asphalt 8: Airborne, also bring to you the most adventurous street racing game experience under the name of Asphalt 9 Legends.

Earlier it was slated to be released in Summer 2017 by the name of Asphalt 9 Shockwave but eventually ended up launching in June 2018.  This asphalt series has bagged some major improvements in comparison to its predecessors.

To name a few Autopilot mode or Touch Drive (allows selecting routes and stunts by swiping left and right), improved race modes, enhanced graphic support are a few feathers in the hat of Asphalt series.


Released with 52 cars, the game presently has 89 cars under the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X,  Mercedes-AMG GTS, BMW Z4 LCI E89 and  McLaren 570S, Ferrari, Porsche, etc Player picks the car he wants and races along with beautiful locations in an attempt to become the star of the track. 

Each car belongs to a category D, C, B, A, and S. The lowest class being D, a player can subsequently unlock and start-up to reach the stages ahead.

A car editor feature allows upgrading the car using customizable painting, rims done, disc brake, etc.

Asphalt 9 Offers Best Graphics on Mobile

This series will allow up to 20 players to score collaborative points under a “CLUB” which will be rewarding into reputation points. This series also inherits the Nitro shockwave feature from Adrenaline of the 6th series and Heat of the 7th series.

The game offers three different player modes namely: CAREER, MULTIPLAYER, AND EVENTS, and three control schemes: TILT TO STEER, TAP TO STEER, and introducing the  “TOUCH DRIVE” mode for mobile users. For users with no touch screen, the controls can be steered with the keyboard users also.

The game also has special events that were initiated at the Bugatti Chiron special event of 2018, Drive syndicate events from 2019, and of lately Grand Prix in Feb 2020. 

Three different types of races can be opted for from “CLASSIC”, “TIME ATTACK” and “HUNTED” across the tracks of U. S. Midwest, Scotland, Himalayas, Caribbean, and Cairo along with some old locations.

The game was the first one to bag an award for sports game 2019- Apple design Award and 2019 webby awards.

2). Need for Speed Most Wanted (Paid Rs. 399)

 The Electronic Arts had launched a multi-platform racing game NFS: Most Wanted which is the 19th title under the Need for Speed series. Being premiered worldwide, the game was wholeheartedly accepted by the gamers and also won several awards back then. 


 The game needs just about 550MB download and 1900 MB free space to give you a smooth ride.

 We have got Sprint Races, Circuit Races, and Ambush Races. Further, the game allows players to earn speed points and be in the run of the Most Wanted List. Another highlight is the Cloudcompete that allows Most wanted listers across all platforms to be a part of one social system.

 The cars used are the most extraordinary ones featuring a pool of muscle cars, street racers, and exotics. Users can not only customize their cars to upgrade features like tires, brakes, nitrous oxide, bodywork, etc but can also modify their car while still in the race using the Easy Drive feature.

To access any car the gamer has to unlock any given car that could be hidden at different locations throughout the trackway. 

3). Top Speed 2 (Free To Play)

After Top speed, the makers launched the second version named Top Speed 2 with a new multiplayer mode. The game offers a wide variety of around 71 superfast cars to pick for the race on thrilling trackways and without any upper-speed limit. So just hop on and give your car the adrenaline rush. 


You can upgrade your vehicle to give the extra performance boost on the racing tracks on particularly 7 different parts namely engine, landing gear, tires, turbocharger, nitro, exhaust, and painting.

 So amidst all these upgrades and traffic-free tracks far away from the city swarm, do not hesitate to give your pick a burnout and become the most wanted racer.

4). Need for Speed: No Limits

EA brings to you another fun and action racing game named NFS: No Limits. Witness a new exceptional racing experience with the new VR technology with the car and track of your choice. Earn rep points by winning races and claiming new streets to your credit. 


The game delivers 4 different environments amongst 12 tracks to race on with around 60 events. 30 fully furnished interiors along with fully surrounded SFX and new visuals give an immersive racing occurrence. 

Pick from Subaru WRX STI to the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, BMW M4 Coupe, Porsche 911, etc to have an awesome speedy racing ride. 

 Packed with action powered jumps, crashing and drifting, adrenaline-fuelled racing, and outrun police chase with smoke past challenges and be the driver of the most entertaining racing series.

5). Rush Rally 3 (Paid Rs. 488)

Want to indulge in the most realistic rally race game? Rush Rally 3 is the answer.  With 72 different stage setups, each sporting a new type of surface like dirt, snow, gravel, etc, Rush rally 3 brings to you World rally racing with 72 different stages under extensive weather effects. Participate in weekly racing on unique tracks against players from across the globe.


Real-time Multiplayer mode makes it possible to compete with your friends and also avail offline racing, Social Leaderboards, and Ghost racing if you want to race with any player at any time.

 Control and steer through touch and tilt devices and enjoy the most of the rally racing experience from this game that was developed in March 2019.

6). F1 Mobile racing

 FIA Formula One world championship presents the biggest motorsport mobile racing game in 2019. The game offers astonishing graphics and lets you race against some renowned race drivers such as Lewis Hamilton and more. F1 conducts high stake events every weekend and the earned rewards lets you add up your scores and rank on the global leader boards.


You can eyewitness a world-class F1 racing experience on console-quality gameplay on your mobiles.

Every new version displays new features and the season’s teams, drivers, body gears and tracks to be in the F1 racing competition. Earn your brownie points with as simple strategy as to hit the Finish Line and be the F1 champion. 

7).  Asphalt 8

Asphalt 8 is one of the most popular Android racing game with more than 10 million downloads on Google play store. The game tests the true ability of a smartphone in handling the graphics, as it comes with great visuals and 3D effects.

Yes, it can push you Moto E or Huawei or Xiaomi Smartphone to its absolute limit.

Asphalt 8 Airborne

The game features stunning visuals effects and car geometry to provide amazing racing simulation and driving experience with a new physics engine which can make you stick to the game for hours and forgetting about the important call from your girlfriend.

The game includes over 56 car models such as Lamborghini Veneno, Ferrari FXX and all the beauties you can think.

The 180 events and different locations make the gameplay refreshing and bring newness with sites liked Dubai, Nevada Desert, Venice etc, so you never get bored of same cars and tracks.

In the game, you can perform Aerial stunts to get rewards and spend them to unlock new cars and tracks.

The game comes with an option to race against your friends through wifi direct, you can challenge your foes and see them eat dirt when you push the accelerator of the red Ferrari to the floor.

The game allows you to save the progress to the cloud and can be continued from where you left on any device

For playing asphalt 8 you need a device with at least 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage.

8). Riptide GP 2

The second most adrenaline-pumping game you can get your hands on is Riptide. The Riptide GP 2 is a water-based racing game with Hydro jets. The game has stunning visuals and water effects.

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The game has 9 different hydro jets which can be unlocked by completing races or even by spending real money.

The career mode includes elimination, hot lap, and Freestyle events to earn cash and points that can be used to unlock new stunts and to improve rider performance

This game has seamless controls like tilt, onscreen touch, and gamepad support

The best part of this game is that you don’t need a high-end device to play this game, it doesn’t take much space, as the game size is only under 50 MB, it can be played in even devices with 512MB RAM. You can easily play this game on a Dual Core or basic Quadcore processor mobile.

9). Real Racing 3

As the name implies, the game has realistic cars and track, playing the game makes you feel like in a real car race. It is created by the Electronics Art team the creator of the most incredible racing games the Need for Speed Series.

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It’s a normal racing game with over 2000 events like Drag race, elimination, and cup races. The Player has to complete first in order to unlock new tracks and cars. The game may look easy at the beginning but it becomes harder after completing a few races, and your car performance will reduce as you race. Also, the card needs service that takes several hours so you have to wait for a while to race again.

The game provides a premium racing experience with its dynamic reflections and rearview mirrors to deliver rich gameplay

If you are a racer and love cars then this game is for you.

The game requires 1.5 GB of space and it’s intense on the resource. So you need a midrange device to play this game. Plan to download it if you have a good amount of 3G or 4G data left in your data plan so you don’t incur additional charges.

10). RedLine Rush

This is one of the most addictive arcade racing game ever, the main theme of the game is to run as long as possible on traffic, cops will  chase you and helicopters drops  mines, you have to avoid those obstacles and hitting other cars to survive

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The game comes with power-ups, gems, and coins. new cars and tracks can be unlocked by spending those coins

11). GT Racing 2

Another racing game with real car experience realistic physics and real looking cars, the GT racing 2 provides a detailed visual of cars and trucks to offer a deep driving experience, and its one of the most realistic racing simulation games on Android.

GT Racing 2

It includes 71 cars from manufacturers like Audi, Ferrari, Nissan, Ford and more with 13 different tracks and different weather conditions. unlike the Real Racing 3, you don’t have to wait for car repair and it doesn’t even cost you.

It also has the option to change the camera viewing angle, like from the back or dashboard.

With GT Racing 2 you can feel the real driving experience this game is for fans of extreme racing and true to life game simulation.

12. Asphalt Street Storm Racing 

If you’re looking for a drag racing game, look no further. The Asphalt Street Storm Racing is a fantastic drag racing game offering the right mix of graphics and gameplay.

You can bet money in races and even win your opponent’s cars by betting your own. It’s an adrenaline-pumping game with enough excitement and difficulty to keep you hooked for hours.


You can race modern supercars or even the old American muscles to win some Fast and Furious style drag races. 

Furthermore, you can race with rivals online with up to 3 more players joining the race.

The game also has the option to upgrade the stock parts of your car with custom kits for better performance. You can add better brakes, suspension, nitro, and improve aerodynamics to push the limits.

The game has over 10 Mn+ downloads and is 52 MB in size for the initial download.

Overall, it’s free to play a fun drag racer that you can try.

13. Police Car Chase

Police Car Chase is a classic Cops Vs Baddies racing game. You can choose to be a cop or the street racer running away from the police.

The game has average graphics and takes a bit of time to get used to the driving controls. But once you are used to the controls it is fun to play. 


You can even run this game on the low-end mobiles with 2-3 Gb ram. 

There are several cars that you can choose from and up to 6 heavy cop vehicles. 

It is a bit tricky to catch the racers but some practice will help you master the technique. 

You will like the car damage and cars exploding in the game. There is also civilian traffic that you need to avoid and catch the bad guys. 

Lastly, cars are upgradeable and you can add better engines, chassis, and other parts to make your ride faster.  

The game has over 10 Mn+ downloads and is 20 MB in size for the initial setup download.

14. Asphalt Nitro

The Asphalt Nitro is a bit old now but still offers incredible graphics and gameplay to racing enthusiasts. The game is so far downloaded 50+ Mn times and the initial setup download size is 45 MB.


In the Nitro, you get to drive cars such as the Ferrari LaFerrari or Lamborghini Veneno. The game has got some exciting tracks that are filled with ramps to make the races more exciting. You can jump the cars over the ramps and overtake the opponents and do physics-defying stunts. 

There are 8 different game modes – drift, asynchronous races, knockdown, and many more. You can race against the cops and get bonus points for losing them. 

There are more than 50 Mn downloads for the game and the initial download size is 45 MB. Of course, you will have to download the full game that is much bigger in size.

Asphalt Nitro is a high-intensity game packed with breathtaking graphics and stunts. 

15. Street Flight: The Best Racing Game

Street Flight is the new kid on the block and comes with realistic graphics and gameplay. The game has got excellent reviews on the play store and is getting regular updates to improve further.

The game has got good graphics and offers good gameplay with fast-paced action. There are some in-game missions apart from the regular races that add a unique flavor to the game. 

So far, the game has got 4.5 stars out of 5 on the Google play store and the users are happy with the game. 

The game is free to play but there are in-app purchases that are priced higher than expected.

Overall, a good free to play new game. 

Share in comments – which is your favorite racing game and what you are going to try next.

Written By – Harpreet Kaur

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