David GillilandIncreasingly, race teams are turning to computers and technology to find a competitive edge. This gallery showcases some of the cutting-edge technology NASCAR teams are using to win. Read Erik's TechRepublic article for more information on the tech that drives NASCAR.
Here, David Gilliland celebrates his victory in the NASCAR Busch series' Meijer 300 Presented By Oreo. Gilliland was quick to credit a computer video game simulation with helping familiarize him with the racetrack and run a competitive race.
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