The tech behind the Bathurst 1000

The tech behind the Bathurst 1000

Summary: Each year, the V8 Supercars series converges on Mount Panorama for the endurance race known as the Bathurst 1000. ZDNet took a look at the tech behind the data used by the Symantec Nissan team to strategise the race.

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    ZDNet was invited to see the inside of the Symantec Norton pits at the Bathurst 1000 V8 Supercars race over the weekend, where racing engineers were collating and analysing the data provided by the cars on the practice and qualifying laps.

    Disclosure: Corinne Reichert travelled to the Bathurst 1000 as a guest of Symantec.

  • (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet)

    A race engineer examines the incoming data in the form of a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in front of a series of Toshiba monitors displaying information and graphs on the racetrack, placings, and car stats, and live video of the race.

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Corinne Reichert

About Corinne Reichert

Corinne is sub-editor across all CBS Interactive sites, and joined the company after completing her degrees in Communications and Law, and undertaking a string of internships in law and journalism. Corinne is also a journalist for ZDNet.

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