BackgroundExperience authentic stock car racing drama in NASCAR Thunder 2003. The 800-hp, 200-mph action on the track is true to the spirit of the sport and the passion of the fans, with massive pileups, metal-twisting damage. From sponsorships to car setup to all-out racing action, build a legacy and become a legend in the deepest Career mode ever. If you can survive the door-to-door, three-wide racing season after season, then you're ready for NASCAR Thunder 2003.
- Complete Control of Your Car - More realistic vehicle dynamics, including tire grip and wear, handling and suspension, and collision physics. Entry-level control gets you on the track while progressively challenging control delivers deeper simulation.
- Unparalleled Garage Options - Configure your car for each race. More car setup options than ever including fender flares, rear spoiler angles, tire pressure, wedge, gearing, suspension, anti roll bar, and more.
- More NASCAR Than Ever Before - Compete on six new infield Road Courses and one new Super Speedway, trade paint on all 23 NASCAR Winston Cup tracks, or go back to the '50s and take a spin on the Daytona Beach road course.
- Intense NASCAR Action - Witness spectacular crashes where blown tires shred and sparks, dust, car fragments fly - avoid parts and other on-track debris or your damaged vehicle will be out of the race.
- Motion-Captured NASCAR Pageantry - Feel the tension build with dramatic pre-race camera fly-bys, and experience the emotion of victory with driver celebrations, trophy moments, and fireworks.
- Thunder Plates - Earn over 100 Thunder Plates to unlock cars, drivers and tracks as you prove your NASCAR expertise.
- Quick Cautions and Pit Mistakes - Get real-time updates and TV-style recaps. Keep on top of your pit crew as their mistakes could cost you the race.