NASCAR EA cover athlete

NASCAR EA cover athlete

This is the list of drivers who have been on the cover of EA Sports NASCAR video games.

Year Game Title Driver Name(s) Release Date Platform(s)
1998 NASCAR 98 Jeff Gordon 01997-10-31October 31, 1997 PlayStation, Sega Saturn
1999 NASCAR 99 Dale Earnhardt 01998-10-31October 31, 1998 PlayStation, Nintendo 64
2000 NASCAR 2000 Dale Earnhardt 01999-11-30November 30, 1999 PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, PC
2001 NASCAR 2001 Tony Stewart 02000-11-07November 7, 2000 PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox
2002 NASCAR Thunder 2002 Jeff Gordon 02001-10-02October 2, 2001 PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox
2003 NASCAR Thunder 2003 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 02002-09-19September 19, 2002 PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PC
2004 NASCAR Thunder 2004 Tony Stewart 02003-09-16September 16, 2003 PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PC
2005 NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup Kevin Harvick 02004-08-31August 31, 2004 PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube
2006 NASCAR 06: Total Team Control Jeff Gordon/Jimmie Johnson 02005-08-30August 30, 2005 PlayStation 2, Xbox
2007 NASCAR 07 Elliott Sadler 02006-09-06September 6, 2006 PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox
2008 NASCAR 08 Tony Stewart 02007-07-23July 23, 2007 PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
2009 NASCAR 09 Jeff Gordon/Elliott Sadler (versions sold at Best Buy) 02008-06-10June 10, 2008 PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Notes

  • Multiple cover athletes
    • Jeff Gordon (1998, 2002, 2006, 2009)
    • Elliott Sadler (2007), (2009 - Best Buy versions)
    • Tony Stewart (2001, 2004, 2008)
    • Dale Earnhardt (1999, 2000)
  • Single cover athletes
    • Kevin Harvick (2005)
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2003)
  • Multiple cover platforms
    • PlayStation 2 (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
    • Xbox (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
    • PlayStation (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
    • PC (2000, 2003, 2004)
    • PlayStation 3 (2008, 2009)
    • Xbox 360 (2008, 2009)
    • GameCube (2003, 2005)
    • Nintendo 64 (1999, 2000)
  • Single cover platforms
    • PlayStation Portable (2007)
    • Game Boy Color (2000)
    • Sega Saturn (1998)
  • Cover athletes with Sprint Cup Championships (Year)
    • Dale Earnhardt (1980, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994)
    • Jeff Gordon (1995, 1997, 1998, 2001)
    • Jimmie Johnson (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
    • Tony Stewart (2002, 2005, 2011)
  • Cover athletes without Sprint Cup Championship
    • Dale Earnhardt Jr.
    • Kevin Harvick
    • Elliott Sadler
  • Driver Won Sprint Cup Championship while on cover
    • Jimmie Johnson (2006)
    • Jeff Gordon (1998)
  • Drivers Won Sprint Cup Championship after appearing on cover
    • Tony Stewart (Cover Year: 2001, 2004) (Championship Year: 2002, 2005)
    • Jimmie Johnson (Cover Year: 2006) (Championship Year: 2007)

*More drivers could possibly uncredited in season covers. The reason being is they cannot be depicted, and have nore credited sources to their car on the cover.

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