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Goodyear Fast Facts - NASCAR / Kentucky

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 17 – Quaker State 400

Kentucky Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Sparta, Ky.

Fast Facts for June 27-28, 2014

 

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

 

Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the race

 

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4556; Right-side -- D-4440

 

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.40 in. (2,220 mm); Right-side -- 88.43 in. (2,246 mm)

 

Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi;

     Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

 

Minimum Recommended Inflation:             Left Front -- 22 psi; Left Rear -- 20 psi;

     Right Front -- 46 psi; Right Rear -- 42 psi

 

Notes: While teams in all three NASCAR series in action at Kentucky this week will run the same right-side tire code (D-4440), teams in the Sprint Cup Series will run a slightly different left-side code (D-4556) than those in the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series . . . this is the same combination of left- and right-side tires that Sprint Cup teams have run at Kentucky since 2012 . . . these teams have also run this same tire set-up at Dover over that same period of time . . . Goodyear held a test at Kentucky on May 20-21 . . . .Sprint Cup teams and drivers participating in that test were the No. 1 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet with Jamie McMurray, No. 2 Penske Racing Ford with Brad Keselowski and No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota with Brian Vickers . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Kentucky . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.


  

 

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

 

NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 15 – HERO Campaign 300

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 8 – UNOH 225

Kentucky Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Sparta, Ky.

Fast Facts for June 25-27, 2014

 

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

 

Set limits: Nationwide: 7 sets for the event;

     Camping World Truck: 5 sets for the event

 

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4614; Right-side -- D-4440

 

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.40 in. (2,220 mm); Right-side -- 88.43 in. (2,246 mm)

 

Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi;

     Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

 

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 22 psi; Left Rear -- 20 psi;

     Right Front -- 46 psi; Right Rear -- 42 psi

 

Notes: While teams in all three NASCAR series in action at Kentucky this week will run the same right-side tire code (D-4440), teams in the Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series will run a slightly different left-side code (D-4614) than those in the Sprint Cup Series . . . this the same combination of left- and right-side tires that Nationwide and Truck teams ran at Dover last month . . . this right-side has been run at Kentucky by teams in these two series since 2011 . . . this tire set-up came out of a Goodyear test at Kentucky on May 20-21 . . . Nationwide drivers at that test were Trevor Bayne and Regan Smith, while Truck drivers included Matt Crafton and Ben Kennedy . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Kentucky . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.