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About SimulationJunkie

Motor Simulation Fanatic... I also collect NASCAR diecast and vintage Hot Wheels

NASCAR 07

NASCAR 07 was created by EA Tiburon for EA Sports and was released in September of 2006.  Elliott Sadler was the feature driver on the NTSC cover, Matt Kenseth was the feature driver on the PAL cover. Click play for gameplay footage on … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with Retro Sim Racing?

Greetings fellow Simulation Junkies, As a somewhat newbie to the world of sim racing (5 years) its amazing to me how fast the flavor of the month changes in regards to the latest and greatest motorsport simulation experience.  Just the … Continue reading

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The State of NASCAR gaming

Greetings fellow simulation junkies, When it comes to NASCAR simulation, their seems to be a great divide.  On one side you have your hardcore PC racers who have been long time loyal fans of NR2003 and now drive the iracing web-based … Continue reading

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43 Collection

Collecting 1:64 scale diecast cars can quickly get out of hand.  When I was considering starting a NASCAR diecast collection I wanted to focus on the history of the sport of NASCAR.  I wanted to choose a driver / number … Continue reading

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NASCAR Arcade

This is probably my favorite pickup of all time! I found this gem “NASCAR Arcade” from the year 2000 on Craigslist and quickly contacted the owner. The owner was an vintage arcade collector, he had 9 standup machines in his … Continue reading

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Petty Motor Sport Pick-Up

I utilized the “buy it now” feature on eBay and picked these 5 1:64 Petty Motor Sport die-casts for approximately $3.00.  Additionally, I found the Pez transporter dispenser from a Flea Market in Ft. Myers Florida for $.25!

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