Racing Team Names – Funny Name Ideas for Street, Crew, & Drag Racing

Updated on July 10th, 2022 by David Sharp
Racing Team Names

Whether driving stock cars, rally cars, or even virtual vehicles, all race teams have one thing in common. They all need a marketable team name.

Racing team names can be calling cards, advertisements, warnings, or inspirations. They’re also the only thing your opponents will remember about you unless you come in first (or maybe if you crash into them).

People tend to remember that, for some reason.

Car Racing Team Names for 2022

Look through our list of racing names and find one that matches your team’s personality. Or, if your racing team is anything like my last one, the personality you wish they had.

Here Comes the Zoom

Hot Laps

Burnouts

Tree Trimmers

Christmas tree is racing slang for the starting light.

Grandstanders

Checkered Past

This racing team name idea comes with a free logo.

Checkered Past - Racing Team Names

Legion of Zoom

Flaggressive Driving

The Cannonball Joggers

Race Face

Checkered Flaggression

Grand Pricks

Armco Army

The Fast and the Friendly

Rushin’ Mafia

Just because this is my favorite rushing/Russian pun doesn’t mean it’s yours. Here are some other options to consider tovarisch.

  • Rushin’ Dolls – the perfect ladies racing team name
  • Rushing Roulette
  • Rushing Empire
  • Rushin’ Standard

Funny Car Racing Team Names Based on TV and Movies

In the end, the good guy always wins the race. But that’s not important.

It’s about the friends made along the way (and the enemies left in a cloud of dust).

Wacky Racers

Dastardly Dicks

You know, like the bad guy from Wacky Racers.

The Ant Hill Mob

Herbie the Hate Bug

Lightning M’Team

Days of Blunder

Daze of Thunder

The Mock Five

Senna Tattoos

All for Naughton

Drag Racing Team Name Ideas for 2022

If you came here looking for racing names related to the RuPaul show, welcome. You’re in the wrong place, but welcome.

Count Dragula

Bubble Bumpers

Well Chute

Flopper Flippers

Methanol Addicts

Awesome Street Racing Team Names

The thing about street racing team names is you’re not supposed to tell anyone about it. But it should still look cool on merch, in tags, and on social media.

Ass Fault

This street racer name is a bit racey (pun intended).

In the Pinks

The Burnouts

Is it better to burnout than fade away?

Throttle Hoppers

Fartcanned

Cool street racing crew names

Every street racer needs a crew. Here are some funny crew names for your street racing team.

Team Nyoom

Solid White Lines

Crushed Cronuts

Cool Racing Team Name Ideas

Good auto racing team names won’t make your car any faster. But they sure do look awesome on trophies.

Timelords

I like this idea as a gamer name for teams.

Zoom With a View

Zoomtown

Differential Indifference

Racing differentials are crucial for top performance. But so are goal differentials in hockey. Thus, I think we’ve found a cool hockey team name.

Haste Management

Paint Traders

Paint Trader Joe’s

Killer Open Wheel Racing Names

Open-wheel is the top tier of auto racing, so they obviously need some top-tier auto racing team names.

Undercutters

Poppin’ Blisters

Polesitters

In the Box

Tankslappers

Stock Car Racing Team Name Ideas

Since all stock cars are supposed to be the same, you must distinguish yourself with a distinctive team name. I imagine you could do that through your driving.

But that’s significantly harder.

Moonshiners

Chrome Horns

Groovy Cats

Shooting Marbles

Red Flags

Several sports team names could be based on flags:

  • Football – yellow flags
  • Golf – red flags
  • Racing – checkered flags

Rally Racing Team Names for 2022

Dirty and proud of it.

Muddy Buddies

Boot N Rally

Rally Caps

If you’re seeking unique baseball team names, Rally Caps would work for that.

Precious Jembas

Tulips Talking

Simulation Racing Team Name Ideas

The only reason people make fun of simulation racing is insecurity. They know they’d get their butt kicked virtually just as hard as they would in IRL racing.

Virturally

Ready to Rumble

Rumble Boxers

Consoltants

Rig Time

There are quite a few Big-Rig puns that are out there, including:

  • Big Rigs
  • Rig Daddies
  • Rig Fun
  • Go Rig or Go Home
  • Go Rig and Go Home

Car Racing Team Names from Around the Web

These are the best racing team names I could poach from other writers. Or, as it’s called in Supercar circles, Pulling a Lowndes.

Training Wheels

Go Kart or Go Home

Steervester Stallone

Drift Kings

Hot Wheels

Jurassic Kart

Horse Power

Speed Demons

This isn’t a bad team name idea for flag football teams.

Need for Speed

Catch Me if You Can

Sprocket Rockets

Steven Squeelberg

Roadrunners

Kicking Asphalt

Roll Models

One Fast One Furious

More Team Name Ideas for Racing?

Do you have an original idea for a racing team name? List it in the comments below. I’ll integrate the best ones into this article.

About the author

David Sharp

David Sharp is a writer, performer, and father living in Los Angeles, California. His work has appeared on Rox Pile, Ranker, The Whiskey Journal, Retro Set and elsewhere across the internet. Follow him on Instagram or Twitter to see fresh pictures of his handsome baby: @TheSharpDavid

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