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The 2008 edition of the NASCAR series of video games allows players to takes themselves into the game, with their name, and also the ability to customize the body color scheme and car design. Most of the game's new content is provided through the Earn Your Stripes career mode (PS2).

In Earn your Stripes, you start by going through time trials to get better starting contracts. After you get a contract, you can start racing. You can tune up your car in the areas of acceleration, tire wear, top speed, among several others. After a set amount of races, you will need to go through another time trial to get to the next set of races. As you complete races and gain reputation, more contracts will come in. In every race, you need to complete some objectives set in your contract. Some contracts are easy to complete (such as finishing a race), while others give more complex objectives (such as gaining several allied cars). Players can also race in the Craftsman Truck, National (Busch), and NEXTEL Cup.

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions allow players to share their setups online. The chase mode offers a series of challenges like drafting or passing to unlock new features. All versions offer online multiplayer races.


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Armchair Empire, The Sep 04, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Xboxdynasty (XD) Nov 12, 2007 8 out of 10 80 Oct 12, 2007 78 out of 100 78
Game Informer Magazine Sep, 2007 7.75 out of 10 78 Aug 22, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamer 2.0 Jul 31, 2007 6.2 out of 10 62
UOL Jogos Aug 15, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Positive Aug 16, 2007 5.7 out of 10 57 (UK) Oct 06, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Aug 14, 2007 D 25


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Jerad Hofmeister (13) added NASCAR 08 (Xbox 360) on Dec 02, 2007
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