The first official NASCAR-licensed game made it to the App Store this week with the release of Eutechnyx's NASCAR: Redline, a "strategy racing" game that puts you in control of a NASCAR driver and crew.

This isn't a straight up arcade-style racing game where you drive around making endless left turns. It's a strategy sim in which you decide how you're going to upgrade your car, train your pit crew and tell your driver what to do when he's out on the track. You decide when to pit to fuel up, switch tires and fix problems; you decide how to handle dangerous situations out on the track.

The game includes a roster of 43 drivers, teams, sponsors and tracks straight from the 2013 season.

Are you disappointed that this isn't a game with more emphasis on the driver? Or does the strategy aspect of competition racing intrigue you? Sound off in the comments.

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