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5 Best Free Car Racing Games for Android

Posted by on October 24, 2015

Car racing games are one of the most preferred and loved games to play on the Android device. Not only they are fun but they are also easy to play because you can simply tilt your device to steer the wheel and get by without having to repeatedly tap the screen.

Whether you’re looking for the most realistic racing, casual arcade fun, or kart-style racing game, we have it all covered below. Here’s our list of the 5 best free car racing games for Android which will keep you glued to your device for hours.

1. Asphalt 8: Airborne

asphalt 8 airborne racing game
Asphalt 8 Airborne is the latest installment in the Asphalt series created by Gameloft. The game brings you better arcade racing experience with great car physics engine and features 95 high-performance cars from major manufactures like Bugatti, Audi, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Pagani, etc. It also allows you to customize your vehicle’s appearance with body kits, custom paint jobs, custom wheels, window tints and spoilers.

You can race in 13 different locations in the world such as Dubai, Venice, French Guiana, Iceland, Tokyo and more. You can also perform acrobatic such as barrel rolls and wild 360º jumps, maneuver through the air, and pulling stunts while racing.

Asphalt 8 offers various game modes in Career mode which include Knockdown, Elimination, Gate Drift, and Infected.

Apart from the single-player career mode, Asphalt 8 also features multiplayer mode which lets you race with up to 12 players from around the world through the internet connection. You can even race your friends’ best times in Ghost mode.

Asphalt 8: Airborne is an awesome racing game that blends addictive gameplay with stunning graphics. If you are looking for high graphic racing game then Asphalt 8 is definitely for you.

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2. Real Racing 3

Real Racing 3
Real Racing 3 is another free racing games with awesome graphics and gameplay. As the name suggests, Real Racing 3 delivers a life-like racing simulator on mobile, with over 100 meticulously detailed cars from various top manufactures and 12 real tracks in multiple configurations from top worldwide locations, including Silverstone, Hockenheimring, Circuit des 24 heures du Mans, Dubai Autodrome and many more.

In real racing 3, you start the game with only one car and must win races to earn in-game cash to buy new cars or upgrade your existing ones. There are more than 2000 events to take part in, like Cup races, Eliminations, Endurance challenges, and Drag Races.

Real Racing features both single-player campaign and online multi-player mode with up to 8 players. The game also included an asynchronous multiplayer system called ‘Time Shifted Multiplayer’, which allow you to compete with other players from all over the world, even if they are not connected. They race separately and their lap times are recorded, and you race against AI cars that’s driving at that time.

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3. Beach Buggy Racing

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Beach Buggy Racing is a 3D kart racing game where players drive a buggy through different settings like beaches, towns, deserts, and even jungles. There are 15 race tracks in the game, and each track is packed with hidden shortcuts and surprises to discover.

A wide range of racing karts are available from monster trucks to lunar rovers. You can also customize your vehicles and win the new ones.

As usual for this kind of game, you can use power-ups to boost your speed or attack your rivals. There are over 20 different power-ups that you can use in this game, including Dodgeball Frenzy, Fireball, Oil Slick and many more.

If you like Mario Kart style racing games, this one is for you. The game does feature a multiplayer mode with up to 4 player but it is not free and needs to be purchased.

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4. Mini Motor WRT

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Mini Motor WRT is a fun arcade racing game created by The Binary Mill. It is the latest sequel to the award-winning Mini Motor Racing that comes with huge amounts of added features.

The new Mini Motor WRT brings new tracks, new cars and new game modes to the mix, as well as the ability to collect and race a nearly endless amount of cars. Now, you can also evolve your car to the next star tier using the new Evolution system.

There are over 50 challenging new and classic tracks with 5 different race modes (Career, League, Challenge, Super Cup and Race Club). It also offers a wide range of racing conditions, from tarmac to off-road to heavy rain.

The interesting part of this game is that it offers a RPG-like mechanics that lets you level up your vehicles and assemble the finest hand-picked racing team in the game to become the World Racing Tournament champion.

Mini Motor WRT also incorporates many new social modes such as League, Challenge, and Race Club which let you experience a head to head match with other players from around the world. There is no offline component to the game so you’ll need to be connected to the internet in order to play this game.

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5. CSR Racing

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CSR Racing is a popular drag racing game with addictive gameplay and stunning 3D graphics that will make a new racing experience. In CSR Racing, you don’t steer – all you have to do is perfectly time your gear changes. Indicators tell when to make your next shift, and assuming your timing is up to snuff and your ride is amply upgraded.

Although you may not have free roam control like in many other racing games, CSR still allows you to customize and upgrade your cars for better chances at winning the drags.

There are over 95 licensed cars from the brands like Bentley, Ford, Pagani, Nissan, Mercedes, McLaren and many more. This game also allows you to race online against other players.

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