Racing is a varied and exciting sport with events ranging from speedway to stock-car to drag racing, plus karting and other vehicles.
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.
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!
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.
[State Symbol] Racing
can include the state bird, nickname, or landmark, like “Lone Star Racing” for Texas
[Leader's Last Name] Racing
driving pun on Britney Spears
Need for Speed
for a five-person team
Are We There Yet?
Ace of Race
Baby Formula 1
2 Fast 2 Furious
A la Kart
Fast and Furious
Racing the Sun
The Go Gos
The Flying Fleet
On the Double
[Street Name] Racing
The Checkered Flags
Gone With the Wind
[City Name] Racing
Gone in Sixty Seconds
Fast, Faster, Me!
The Flash Mob
License to Thrill
From Last to First
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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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