GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 26 – Federated Auto Parts 400
NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 25 – Virginia529 College Savings 250
Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile oval) – Richmond, Va.
Fast Facts for September 10-12, 2015
Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials
Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 sets for the race;
Xfinity: 6 sets for the event
Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4632; Right-side -- D-4654
Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.32 in. (2,218 mm); Right-side -- 88.27 in. (2,242 mm)
Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 12 psi; Left Rear -- 12 psi;
Right Front -- 30 psi; Right Rear -- 27 psi
Notes: Teams in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series will run the same tire set-up at Richmond this weekend . . . while these teams have run this left-side tire code (D-4632) at Richmond since last September, this is the first time they have run this right-side code (D-4654) . . . at this track in the spring, teams ran a multi-zone tread tire on the right-side, with distinct tread compounds on both the inboard two inches (endurance zone) and outboard 10 inches (traction zone) of the tire . . . this right-side is a single compound tire, featuring the same compound as the outboard from the spring race, which will give teams a grip increase . . . as on most NASCAR ovals one mile or less in length, teams will not run inner liners in their tires at Richmond.
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East: Goodyear will also supply tires for the K& N Series race at Richmond . . . the tire codes are D-2267 on the left-side and D-2268 on the right-side . . . teams are allowed to get two sets of tires each for the event – one for practice and one for qualifying/race . . . additionally, teams are allowed to bring one set of tires to the event from home, though those tires must be used during practice.