GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 22 – Cheez-it 355 at The Glen
NASCAR Xfinity Series – Race No. 20 – Zippo 200
Watkins Glen International (2.454-mile road course) – Watkins Glen, N.Y.
Fast Facts for August 7-9, 2015
Tire: Goodyear Eagle Road Course Radials
Set limits: Sprint Cup: 4 sets for practice/qualifying and 5 sets for the race;
Xfinity: 6 sets for the event
Tire Code: D-4590 (same on all four tire positions)
Tire Circumference: 88.66 in. (2,252 mm)
Minimum Recommended Inflation -- Sprint Cup: Left Front -- 23 psi; Right Front -- 21 psi;
Left Rear -- 18 psi; Right Rear -- 18 psi
Minimum Recommended Inflation -- Nationwide: Left Front -- 22 psi; Right Front -- 20 psi;
Left Rear -- 17 psi; Right Rear -- 17 psi
Notes: Teams in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series will run the same Goodyear tire code (D-4590) on all four tire positions at Watkins Glen . . . this is the same tire these teams have run at The Glen since 2013 . . . Xfinity teams also ran this tire at Road America last season and are scheduled to do so at all three of their road course races this season . . . as on all NASCAR road courses, teams will not run inner liners in their tires at Watkins Glen.
Wet Weather Tires: Goodyear will also bring its wet weather radials (D-4215) to Watkins Glen for use by both Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series teams, should NASCAR decide that conditions warrant . . . Sprint Cup teams did not have to use the wet weather tires earlier this season at Sonoma, the first race with that possibility in the NASCAR rule book . . . Xfinity teams ran these wet weather tires at Road America last June.
K&N Pro Series East: Goodyear will also supply the tires for the K&N race at Watkins Glen this week . . . teams will run the same tire code (D-2265) on all four tire positions . . . this is also Goodyear's right-side tire on short tracks, and is run at all road courses in the K&N East and K&N West Series . . . teams will get three sets for the event -- one for practice, one for qualifying/start of race and one additional for the race . . . Goodyear will also bring its D-3070 wet weather tires for the K&N Series, and teams are allowed up to three sets of those.