Quoted from TopMoose:
NASCAR is one of my favorite Sterns of the 2000's and if given a choice between the two, I wouldn't hesitate to choose it over Corvette. Every Corvette I've ever played is plagued with mechanical issues and it looks like a nightmare to shop out. To me, NASCAR is just more fun to play.
I think what happens is this..... When you're playing an unfamiliar machine that has problems, isn't set up right or has the P.F angle off, the entire jury in the player's brain mercilessly strikes down hard. The game is being prevented to shine, impress and show the player it's true 100% self.. Meanwhile the first-timer playing, subconsiously already has decided that it is a bad machine. I've seen it at times, standing next to players calling out the verdict. One guy would never ever play Dr.Who again because the elevating mini playfield wasn't working.. He simply didn't know about it going up/down and that there were many undiscovered features he'd never see. He rightfully thought it was boring and passed quick judgement.. (I know, Dr.Who with a static mini p.f would be awfully boring). I guess the mind quickly wants to come to conclusion and there is where giving games a second try in another location or "letting the game grow" can reverse the whole thing..
This is just what I think and has nothing to do with your opinion as you surely know both two games more than well enough.... Though a malfunctioning bad behaving game is annoying as hell. With the bad experience fresh in memory, stepping up to the same game next time elsewhere, the machine is pretty low on the nutrition chain . It could also mean a pleasant surprise.
Thanks for all input guys... Interesting polarized views. It seems Corvette has the "official upper hand" but each to their own of course. I will just have to see, the guy wants $2100 for the Nascar which is in great condition. Perhaps I buy it and keep both of them afterall... Nascar would have to be pretty awful if my half dead Corvette would compete with it in a head-to-head fun-factor shootout.
You guys not in favour of Nascar, would this then be Lawlor's least successfull title ?