69 Best Racing Team Names (Curated & Ranked) + Generator

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Racing is a varied and exciting sport with events ranging from speedway to stock-car to drag racing, plus karting and other vehicles.[1]

In the U.S., racing is known as a “grass-roots” sport. While many of today’s races have big-money sponsorships and star drivers, the earliest races were simply meetings of auto enthusiasts who wanted to see their vehicles’ capabilities.[2]

Even NASCAR has less-than-fancy roots. One of the first star drivers, Junior Johnson, discovered his love of fast cars while running moonshine on country roads during the prohibition era![3]

Whether you’re into NASCAR, go-karts, or another type of racing, your team name should convey your team’s skill and speed.

Choose one of the 60+ ideas on our list below, or scroll past the list for tips to help you create your own team names!

Note: If you’re on a running team and want a name for that type of race, see our dedicated list of running team names.

Racing Team Names

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    Formula None[4]

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    Full Throttle[4]

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    Blitz[4]

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    [State Symbol] Racing

    can include the state bird, nickname, or landmark, like “Lone Star Racing” for Texas

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    Fueled Up[5]

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    Supersonic

  7. Up
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    Tired Tires

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    A la Kart[4]

  9. Up
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    Fire Strides[5]

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    Britney Steers[4]

    driving pun on Britney Spears

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    Adrenaline[4]

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    The Wind[4]

  13. Up
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    Captain Amerikart[4]

    for go-karts

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    Blue Streak

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    Carnage[4]

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    [Leader's Last Name] Racing

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    Turbo[4]

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    Need for Speed[4]

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    Speed Demons[6]

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    Alpha[4]

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    Fast Five[4]

    for a five-person team

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    Aces Wild[5]

  23. Up
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    Are We There Yet?[4]

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    Accelerators[4]

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    Make Haste[4]

  26. Up
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    Horse Power[4]

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    Victory Lap[6]

  28. Up
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    Ace of Race[4]

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    Baby Formula 1[4]

  30. Up
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    2 Fast 2 Furious[4]

  31. Up
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    Light Speed[4]

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    Blazin' Wheels[4]

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    Furiosa[4]

  34. Up
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    Nitro[4]

  35. Up
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    Ghost Riders[4]

  36. Up
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    High Voltage[4]

  37. Up
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    Octane[4]

  38. Up
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    Adrenaline Rush[7]

  39. Up
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    Aflame[5]

  40. Up
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    Fast Times[6]

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    Excel-Erators[8]

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    Fast and Furious[4]

  43. Up
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    Brake Dancers[9]

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    Screechers[4]

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    Lucky Runners[8]

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    Track Lords[9]

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    Training Wheels[8]

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    Racing the Sun[9]

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    Road Blocks[6]

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    Speedballs

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    The Go Gos[5]

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    The Flying Fleet

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    On the Double

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    [Street Name] Racing

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    The Checkered Flags[4]

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    Rascally Ramblers[5]

  57. Up
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    Rapiditos[10]

  58. Up
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    Max Power[4]

  59. Up
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    Gone With the Wind[4]

  60. Up
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    [City Name] Racing

  61. Up
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    Gone in Sixty Seconds[4]

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    Fast, Faster, Me![4]

  63. Up
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    Knight Drivers[5]

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    Fast Creepers[11]

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    The Flash Mob[5]

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    License to Thrill[4]

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    Speedies[5]

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    From Last to First[4]

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    Hot Rods[6]

Racing Team Name Generator

How to Create Cool Racing Team Names

Use the following tips to create your own racing team name ideas:

  • Play a game of word association. What other words do you think of when you hear the word “fast?” What do you think of when you hear “racing?” Creating lists of associated words can help you find a cool, short team name — or you can build a team name around one of the words on your list.
  • Form a team name around your team leader’s name. If your team has a head driver or someone else who takes on a leadership role, use their first or last name to create a name for your team. For example, if your head driver is named Ben, your team could be The BENgal Tigers or Team Benny.
  • Use a joke or pun. Choosing a lighthearted team name can be fun and motivating, even if your team is a serious competitor. Using a racing-related joke or pun can create a catchy, clever, and easy-to-remember team name. Take input from your team members to find the funniest option.
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  2. https://americanhistory.si.edu/america-on-the-move/essays/american-racing[]
  3. https://www.history.com/news/how-prohibition-gave-birth-to-nascar[]
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  8. "300+ Names For Your Car Racing Team," Names Frog[][][]
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  10. "Motorsport Team Names 2021," Dr. Odd[]
  11. "Race Team Names," Worth Start[]

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