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Goodyear Fast Facts - NASCAR / Bristol

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 8 – Food City 500

NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 7 – Drive to Stop Diabetes 300

Bristol Motor Speedway (0.533-mile oval) – Bristol, Tenn.

Fast Facts for April 17-19, 2015

 

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

 

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

     Xfinity: 6 sets for the event

 

Tire Codes:                                         Left-side -- D-4416                            Right-side -- D-4526

 

Tire Circumference:                          Left-side -- 87.64 in.           Right-side -- 88.43 in.

                                                                            (2,226 mm)                           (2,246 mm)

 

Minimum Recommended Inflation:             Left Front -- 20 psi                             Right Front -- 41 psi

                                                             Left Rear -- 18  psi                             Right Rear -- 38 psi

 

Notes: Teams in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series will run the same Goodyear tire codes at Bristol this week . . . this is the same combination of left- and right-side tires these teams ran at this track last August . . . Bristol is the only track at which NASCAR teams are scheduled to run either of these two tire codes . . . unlike on most NASCAR ovals one mile or less in length, on which teams generally do not run inner liners in their tires, teams are required to run liners in their right-side tires only at Bristol . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.

 

NASCAR K&N Series: Goodyear will also supply tires for NASCAR's K&N East race at Bristol this week . . . the tire codes to be run are D-2269 on the left-side and D-2291 on the right-side . . . Goodyear will bring 270 tires per side for K&N teams . . . teams are allowed three sets each for the event.