Updated June 4, 2021: New entries added
Remember when you had to pump a bunch of coins into a giant arcade cabinet if you wanted to play the latest and greatest racing game? Now all you need is an Android phone, and it doesn't even have to be an expensive one.
Modern Android phones are a marvel, and they offer access to a vast and eclectic roster of racing and driving games.
Why do we distinguish between racing and driving games? It's simple really - not all games in which to control a vehicle are about dashing to the finish line. There's just way more variety out there these days.
Yes, you still get your arcade racers on the Google Play Store. But there are also kart racers, simulators, management games, and weird little genre mash-ups that don't involve racing at all.
The following list of the top Android racing games is a lot more diverse than one that covers console racers, then. The old cliche that there's something for everyone has never been more true
Have we left your favourite racer off the list? Let us know in the comments below.