BUSCH: Kansas: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 30 -- Banquet 400 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 30 -- United Way 300 Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Kansas City, Kan. Fast Facts for October 7-9, 2005 Tire: Goodyear Eagle...

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 30 -- Banquet 400
NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 30 -- United Way 300

Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Kansas City, Kan.
Fast Facts for October 7-9, 2005

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

Number of Tires: Nextel Cup: Left-side -- 1,400, Right-side -- 1,400
Busch Series: Right-side -- 550, Right-side -- 550

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-6852; Right-side -- D-6854

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.4 in.; Right-side -- 88.7 in.

Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi; Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 24 psi; Left Rear -- 24 psi; Right Front -- 46 psi; Right Rear -- 42 psi

Estimated Pit Window: Every 60-65 laps, based on fuel mileage.

Notes: This is the first time that Goodyear has brought this specific combination of left- and right-side tires to Kansas . . . both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series will run the same tire codes this weekend . . . this is the fifth and final race that Nextel Cup teams will run this tire set-up in 2005 . . . previous races this season include at California (both events), Michigan (June) and Chicagoland . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Kansas . . . inflation on those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.

Goodyear Quote -- Mark Keto, Lead Engineer, Stock Car Racing: "We tested at Kansas with Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart and Jeremy Mayfield in July, and things went very well. Compared to the tires we brought there last year, this set-up is designed for more grip with a higher wear rate."

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup , NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Jeremy Mayfield , Tony Stewart , Kevin Harvick