Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
Buy On
  1. 70
    Cearly, the new team feature needs to be better tuned as do the disappointing visuals. [Oct 2005, p.100]
  2. 65
    It's clogged up with new features and ideas that simply seem gratuitous. The emphasis on driving skill seems to have been diminished, and in its place the Tiburon team appears to have spent the last year asking "what more can we do to add something new to this thing?"
  3. One of the first squad-based racing games we've played, but the novelty soon wears off. The dull tracks are matched by grainy and blocky graphics, with overly sensitive steering too. [PSW]

Awards & Rankings

User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 18 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 7
  2. Negative: 2 out of 7
  1. MikeG.
    Jul 30, 2006
    8
    I think that this game is a lot of fun, wish that you could drive for the teams that you own, like dale jr does, lol. the games not too I think that this game is a lot of fun, wish that you could drive for the teams that you own, like dale jr does, lol. the games not too realistic so my wife can still enjoy, haven't played any recent nascar games since this. But i bet since EA developed it, it could have been better. Full Review »
  2. KevC.
    Jun 3, 2006
    8
    Love the racing game, car damage isn't realistic yet. still waiting on that.. and I would also like to see 43 cars on the track in 2 Love the racing game, car damage isn't realistic yet. still waiting on that.. and I would also like to see 43 cars on the track in 2 player mode.. by the way, were are all the pit crew members on pit road. are they invisible. Otherwise, this is the most played game I have. Full Review »
  3. ChadC.
    Feb 14, 2006
    10
    i think it is fun for the first few seasons, and the team feature is fine. these guys dont like nascar anyway. i owned nascar games on ps1, i think it is fun for the first few seasons, and the team feature is fine. these guys dont like nascar anyway. i owned nascar games on ps1, 2, and pc. from Nascar 97 to nascar 06, and they get better each year. Full Review »