“That last run on tires — I thought we were as good as anybody except the 4 (Harvick),” Larson radioed to crew chief Chad Johnston.
Seeking his fourth straight Cup victory at Michigan International Speedway, Larson will have to overcome a 26th-place starting position to get the job done. Rain played havoc with Saturday’s track activity at Michigan.
Additional car mods, paint schemes and tracks can be added to the game. were noted players of the game, and many professional drivers used the game's online multiplayer mode to practice tracks before races. These included 2006 Rookie of the Year Denny Hamlin, who used the game to train for the Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway, going on to win the race at a track notoriously tough for rookies.
The game also features videos entitled driving lessons on how to play the game. NR2003 is seen as a racing simulator rather than arcade style racing.
Features NASCAR Racing 2003 Season features a dynamic physics model which makes cars react differently in a certain environment.
After Papyrus released the first patch, the game was enabled to allow mods.
Day to day I have to make all sorts of choices about what is good and important and fun, and then I have to live with the forfeiture of all the other options those choices foreclose.
Far from it, says Joe Gibbs Racing driver and Cup series sophomore Erik Jones.“The first round was a bit of a scare,” Busch acknowledged, “But the rest of it was OK.Just didn’t quite get it, but we got everything out of it there the third round. Just looking at the 78 (Truex) and the 11 (Denny Hamlin) and the 20 (Jones) and those guys, we’re not all as fast as we would like to be, so we’ve got to keep working on it.” That attitude extended to Saturday’s rain-abbreviated practice session, in which Busch posted the seventh fastest speed (and second fastest 10-consecutive-lap average behind Kevin Harvick). “The car will be good in race trim, and if we keep the downforce in it, hopefully that’ll pay off better for us on race day — hopefully hot and sunny,” Busch said after rain ended the session.Jun 1, 2018; Long Pond, PA, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Erik Jones sits in his car in the garage during practice for the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway.Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports There’s little doubt that the critical mass of young talent in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is as potent as it’s been since the turn of the century.