Race Car Sound Effects

Race Cars Sound Library

This sound effects collection features high-performance race car maneuvers as they buzz, grumble, whiz, and sputter past in singles, packs, and during races.

  • 203 sound clips (track list).
  • 96 kHz, 24-bit stereo WAV files.
  • 4.96 gigabytes.
  • Professionally recorded, expertly mastered, and lovingly curated.
  • Instant, secure download.
  • Includes 3 formats of bonus metadata : Soundminer (19+), BWAV, MacOS Spotlight.
  • Also includes spec sheet with history, recording information, photos, and vehicle data.




7 Race Car Types

Races and cars included:


The cars were recorded at multiple track locations: turns, straights, swerves as well distant and trackside perspectives. The collection also includes pit lane perspectives: cars tearing away at the start of a race, revving, and exiting pit stops.

Recordings were captured in a variety of performances: during practice, qualifying, racing, starting and ending races, as well as driving during yellow caution flag conditions.

Read more about this collection in the sound library announcement blog post.

Race Car Maneuvers Includes:

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  • Indy Lights race car before a turn passing by with backfire and downshifting
  • Indy Lights race car before a turn passing by with backfire and revs and pops
  • Indy Lights race car before a turn passing by with crazy downshifting
  • Indy Lights race car at trackside passing while downshifting, narrow perspective
  • Indy Lights race car during practice on a straight passing by, buzz to backfire
  • Indy Lights race car during practice on a straight passing by, buzz to backfire with spittle
  • Indy Lights race car during practice on a straight passing by with a spurt
  • Indy Lights race car during practice decelerating to a corner with backfire, hacking
  • Indy Lights race car during a race on a straight passing by confidently
  • Indy Lights race car during a race on a straight passing by with an even glide
  • IndyCar race car during a race passing by decelerating hard into a corner with backfire, ragged
  • Indy Lights race car on a straight passing by with backfire
  • Indy Lights race car on a straight passing by with backfire and pops
  • Indy Lights race car at trackside passing
  • Indy Lights race car passing decelerating to accelerating
  • Indy Lights race car passing half hearted
  • Indy Lights race car passing medium slow
  • IndyCar race car in the pit lane revving impatiently then departing eagerly
  • IndyCar race car during practice at a pit stop, revving then departing aggressively, sweetener
  • IndyCar race car during practice at a pit stop, arriving, idling with work, then departing
  • IndyCar race car during practice on a straight passing by, fast to downshift
  • IndyCar race car during practice on a straight passing by, fast and smooth
  • IndyCar race car during practice on a straight passing by, intense to downshift
  • IndyCar race car during practice on a straight passing by with a struggle
  • IndyCar race car during practice on a straight approaching with a struggle then passing by
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying at a pit stop, arrive, work with voices and pit ambience
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying at a pit stop, rev and depart with vigour
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying at a pit stop, arrive, stop, with air ratchet
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying approach, wait at pit lane exit, revs then depart
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying approach, wait at pit lane exit, revs with a blast, then depart
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying approach, wait at pit lane exit with growing revs, then depart
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying wait at pit lane exit with intense revs, then depart
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying on a straight passing by with a buffet
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying on a straight passing by and changing gears
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying on a straight passing by, cruise
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying on a straight passing by, whip by
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying decelerating hard into a corner, then accelerating through back stretch with a manic downshift
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying decelerating hard into a corner with burbling backfire
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, ragged and sloppy
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with surges
  • IndyCar race car during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with a swell
  • Indy race car on a straight passing by with backfire and downshifting 1
  • Indy race car on a straight passing by with backfire and downshifting 2
  • Indy race car on a straight passing by slowly during warm up with a growl
  • Indy race car on a straight passing by slowly during warm up with a snarl
  • IndyCar race car at trackside passing and accelerating away
  • IndyCar race car at trackside passing and accelerating away smoothly
  • Nascar race car at trackside passing, accelerating, pausing then decelerating
  • Nascar race car at trackside passing medium slow with a mid shift
  • Pirelli World Challenge race car during practice on a straight passing by in a flurry
  • Pirelli World Challenge race car during practice on a straight passing by with a groan
  • Pirelli World Challenge race car during a race on a straight passing by with a deep buzz, then downshifting
  • Pirelli World Challenge race car during a race on a straight passing by with a smooth buzz
  • Pro Mazda race car during practice on a straight passing by, buzz to pop
  • Pro Mazda race car during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, labouring medium slow
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by with big backfire
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by with backfire blasting sharply
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by with backfire fluttering
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by with backfire rippling
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by with tiny backfire
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by and gliding
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by gradually with backfire blasting
  • Pro Mazda race car during qualifying on a straight passing by, whip by
  • Pro Mazda race car during a race decelerating hard into a corner with pumping revs
  • Pro Mazda race car during a race decelerating hard into a corner with a wheeze
  • USF2000 race car during qualifying on a straight passing by, focused
  • USF2000 race car during a race in the pit lane revving huge twice, then departing slowly
  • USF2000 race car during a race on a straight passing by steadily
  • USF2000 race car during a race decelerating into corner with a perky downshift
  • USF2000 race car during a race decelerating into corner with an uneven downshift
  • Two Indy Lights race cars passing and chasing
  • Two Indy Lights race cars passing medium slow
  • Three Indy Lights race cars at trackside passing
  • Three Indy Lights race cars passing medium slow
  • Three Indy Lights race cars passing, one then a pair
  • A pack of Indy Lights race cars at trackside passing while cruising
  • A pack of Indy Lights race cars passing medium slow
  • Indy race cars, two, on a straight passing by with a whiz
  • Two IndyCar race cars at trackside passing
  • Two IndyCar race cars at trackside passing viciously
  • Two IndyCar race cars at trackside passing and following
  • A pack of IndyCar race cars at trackside passing furiously
  • A pack of IndyCar race cars at trackside passing medium slow and unevenly
  • Two Nascar race cars at trackside passing close
  • A pack of Nascar race cars at trackside passing densely with a groan
  • A pack of Nascar race cars at trackside passing in a swarm
  • Ferrari Challenge race passing at a turn confident and easy
  • Ferrari Challenge race passing at a turn with isolated passes
  • Ferrari Challenge race passing at a turn with waves of cars passing
  • Ferrari Challenge race passing at a turn winding down at end of race
  • Ferrari Challenge race passing at a turn with character
  • Ferrari Challenge race passing at a turn with packs passing by loose and relaxed
  • Indy Lights car race at two turns with the pack passing by furiously
  • Indy Lights car race before a turn with the pack passing by, long
  • Indy Lights race during practice on a straight
  • Indy Lights race during practice on a straight, passing by to decelerating with backfire, eagerly
  • Indy Lights race during practice on a straight, passing by furiously, sparse
  • Indy Lights race during practice decelerating into a corner with backfire and character
  • Indy Lights race during a race in the pit lane starting, revving and away to parade lap
  • Indy Lights race during a race on a straight streaming, sparse
  • Indy Lights race during a race decelerating hard into a corner, the accelerating through back stretch with fury
  • Indy Lights race during a race decelerating hard into a corner, the accelerating through back stretch with fury, flowing
  • Indy Lights race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, waves to constant
  • Indy Lights race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, waves to constant with character and sputtering
  • Indy Lights race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, leader to pack, in the distance
  • Indy Lights race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, leader to pack, easy, in the distance
  • Indy Lights car race on a straight with the pack passing by, spread out
  • Indy Lights race passing at a turn at the beginning with competitive packs
  • Indy car race before a turn with the pack passing by with backfire
  • IndyCar race during practice in the pit lane with pit ambience, idling, work, activity and pit crew voices
  • IndyCar race during practice in the pit lane with pit ambience, cars arriving, waiting, then departing
  • IndyCar race during practice in the pit lane with pit ambience, work, activity, cars arriving and departing with pit crew voices
  • IndyCar race during practice in the pit lane with pit ambience, work, activity, cars arriving and departing with pit crew voices
  • IndyCar race during practice in the pit lane with pit ambience, work, activity, cars arriving and pit crew voices
  • IndyCar race during practice in the pit lane starting, revving insistently, then departing
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, energized
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, fast and consistent
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, fast with spread out singles gliding
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, fast with singles sputtering
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, fast in waves
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, spread out
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, spread out to tight
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight, spread out medium fast and experimenting
  • IndyCar race during practice on a straight starting in the distance, approaching and passing by in a pack, edgy
  • IndyCar race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, constant and pushy
  • IndyCar race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners and finishing
  • IndyCar race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, steady and packed
  • IndyCar race during practice starting in distance, approaching and accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in a pack
  • IndyCar race during qualifying in the pit lane with pit ambience, activity, cars approaching, idling with work, then departing
  • IndyCar race during qualifying in the pit lane with pit ambience, activity, cars idling and revving then departing with pit crew
  • IndyCar race during qualifying in the pit lane on a straight passing by medium slow with faint voices
  • IndyCar race during qualifying in the pit lane on a straight passing by medium slow with faint voices and activity
  • IndyCar race during qualifying in the pit lane at a turn with pit ambience, idling, prepping, changing tires, and work
  • IndyCar race during qualifying on a straight starting in the distance, approaching, and passing by in a pack
  • IndyCar race during qualifying decelerating hard into a corner and accelerating through a back stretch impatiently with a whirl
  • IndyCar race during qualifying decelerating hard into a corner and accelerating through a back stretch, jostling
  • IndyCar race during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in constant, single surges
  • IndyCar race during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in medium fast waves and swells
  • IndyCar race during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in medium slow surges, in the distance
  • IndyCar race during qualifying starting in the distance, approaching and accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners
  • IndyCar race during a race decelerating into a corner then accelerating constantly with a struggle
  • IndyCar race during a race decelerating into a corner then accelerating constantly and toiling
  • IndyCar race during a race decelerating into a corner then accelerating in waves, x2
  • IndyCar race during a race accelerating to decelerating through two corners in a fast pack
  • IndyCar race during a race accelerating to decelerating through two corners in a fast, chaotic pack
  • IndyCar race during a race accelerating to decelerating through two corners in a medium slow pack
  • IndyCar race during a race accelerating to decelerating through two corners in a pack during the parade lap
  • IndyCar race during a race accelerating to decelerating through two corners in a slow pack during a yellow flag
  • Indy car race on a straight with the pack passing by long
  • IndyCar race at trackside passing with backfire
  • IndyCar race at trackside passing tensely
  • Nascar race at trackside passing in a pack during the warm-up pace lap, slow
  • Nascar race at trackside passing during the warm-up pace lap to a rolling start
  • Nascar race at trackside passing medium slow with character
  • Nascar race at trackside passing in packs small to dense
  • Pirelli World Challenge race during practice on a straight in clumps at various speeds
  • Pirelli World Challenge race during practice on a straight in clumps at various speeds, easy and relaxed
  • Pirelli World Challenge race during a race on a straight, medium to slow
  • Pirelli World Challenge race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in a swarming pack
  • Pro Mazda race during practice on a straight, medium slow
  • Pro Mazda race during practice on a straight, spread out
  • Pro Mazda race during practice on a straight starting in the distance, approaching and passing by in an energetic pack
  • Pro Mazda race during practice on a straight passing by in waves, spread out to steady
  • Pro Mazda race during practice decelerating hard into a corner then accelerating, constant
  • Pro Mazda race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners easily, batches to end
  • Pro Mazda race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners constantly, packed
  • Pro Mazda race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners constantly in packs
  • Pro Mazda race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, pulsing and gliding
  • Pro Mazda race during qualifying on a straight, spread out with a pair then a single car
  • Pro Mazda race during qualifying on a straight with singles steady and spread out with backfire
  • Pro Mazda race during qualifying on a straight spread out, cruise
  • Pro Mazda race during qualifying on a straight in a stream
  • Pro Mazda race during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with a pack passing in a wave with muffled backfire
  • Pro Mazda race during a race in the pit lane, starting and departing to the parade lap
  • Pro Mazda race during a race decelerating hard into a corner, then accelerating through the back stretch with backfire
  • Pro Mazda race during a race decelerating hard into a corner, then accelerating through the back stretch medium slow with backfire
  • Pro Mazda race during a race decelerating hard into a corner, then accelerating through the back stretch in a wave with backfire
  • Pro Mazda race during a race decelerating hard into a corner, then accelerating through the back stretch in a pulsing wave
  • Pro Mazda race during a race decelerating hard into a corner, then accelerating through the back stretch in a twitchy wave
  • Pro Mazda race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in eager waves, x2
  • Pro Mazda race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in waves, x2
  • USF2000 race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in a constant, intense swarm
  • USF2000 race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners in a constant, surging swarm
  • USF2000 race during practice accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, constantly, in the distance
  • USF2000 race during qualifying on a straight in singles, then packs
  • USF2000 race during qualifying decelerating hard into a corner then accelerating through a back stretch fast and relentless
  • USF2000 race during qualifying decelerating hard into a corner then accelerating through a back stretch, pack to spread out
  • USF2000 race during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, pack then diminishing
  • USF2000 race during qualifying accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners, spread out to ending
  • USF2000 race during a race in the pit lane starting then departing to parade lap with a grumble
  • USF2000 race during a race in the pit lane on a straight passing by in a pack in the distance
  • USF2000 race during a race in the pit lane on a straight passing by in a pack during a rolling start
  • USF2000 race during a race in the pit lane at a corner accelerating slowly during a yellow flag, in the distance
  • USF2000 race during a race on a straight with a pack passing by in buzzing waves
  • USF2000 race during a race on a straight with a pack passing by in swarming waves
  • USF2000 race during a race decelerating hard into a corner then accelerating through the back stretch, medium slow during a yellow flag
  • USF2000 race during a race decelerating hard into a corner then accelerating through the back stretch, singles to packs
  • USF2000 race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with pack passing in a wave during the first lap
  • USF2000 race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with pack passing in a wave medium fast during a yellow flag
  • USF2000 race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with pack passing in a wave medium fast during a yellow flag
  • USF2000 race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with pack passing in a wave medium fast during a yellow flag
  • USF2000 race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with pack passing in a wave medium speed during a yellow flag
  • USF2000 race during a race accelerating to decelerating through 2 corners with pack passing in a wave during the parade lap


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