GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES FOR: NASCAR BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL SERIES DIEHARD 250 MILWAUKEE MILE - 1.0 MILE OVAL FAST FACTS FOR July 3-5, 1998 250 LAPS - 250 MILES NUMBER OF TIRES REQUIRED: LEFT RIGHT ...
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES FOR: NASCAR BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL SERIES DIEHARD 250 MILWAUKEE MILE - 1.0 MILE OVAL FAST FACTS FOR July 3-5, 1998 250 LAPS - 250 MILES
NUMBER OF TIRES REQUIRED: LEFT RIGHT 425 425
RECOMMENDED COLD PRESSURE: L. Front - 20 psi R. Front - 30 psi L. Rear - 20 psi R. Rear - 30 psi
DESCRIPTION: GOODYEAR EAGLE RADIAL LEFT - D5640 RIGHT - D5598 LEFT SIDE CIRCUMFERENCE: 86.3 in. RIGHT SIDE CIRCUMFERENCE: 87.4 in.
NOTES AND QUOTES:
“This is essentially the same set-up used last year on the NASCAR Busch Grand National cars at Milwaukee,” explained Mark Keto, Goodyear’s NASCAR BGN engineer. “We have made a light change to the left side construction to help consistency. Right side construction is virtually the same as last year.
“The tires we are using in Milwaukee are the same construction as run on the BGN cars at Homestead and Nashville,” Keto continued. “However, we use a slightly tougher compound for Milwaukee. Milwaukee tends to wear out right rear tires quicker than other positions. We can expect good, consistent tire performance and tires will easily go a full fuel run.”
ESTIMATED PIT STOPS FOR SUNDAY’S RACE: Stop approximately every 100 - 110 (estimate is based on fuel consumption).
DID YOU KNOW? There has never been a repeat pole or race winner in the seven event history of the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series at the Milwaukee Mile?
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