BUSCH: Goodyear Pikes Peak Fast Facts

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES FOR: NASCAR BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL SERIES LYCOS.COM 250 PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY - 1.0 mile oval FAST FACTS FOR JUNE 11-14, 1998 250 LAPS - 250 MILES NUMBER OF TIRES REQUIRED: LEFT RIGHT ...

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES FOR: NASCAR BUSCH GRAND NATIONAL SERIES LYCOS.COM 250 PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY - 1.0 mile oval FAST FACTS FOR JUNE 11-14, 1998 250 LAPS - 250 MILES

NUMBER OF TIRES REQUIRED:        LEFT                        RIGHT
                                  300                          300
RECOMMENDED COLD PRESSURE:        L. Front - 20 psi        R. Front - 30 psi
                                L. Rear  - 20 psi        R. Rear  - 30 psi

DESCRIPTION: GOODYEAR EAGLE RADIAL LEFT - D5638 RIGHT - D5604 LEFT SIDE CIRCUMFERENCE: 86.3 in. RIGHT SIDE CIRCUMFERENCE: 87.4 in.

NOTES AND QUOTES:

The Goodyear Eagle Radial tires being supplied for this weekend’s inaugural NASCAR Busch Grand National Series LYCOS.COM 250 at Pikes Peak International Raceway are very similar to the tires used at Richmond, Gateway, Myrtle Beach and Indianapolis Raceway Park.

“This is the inaugural event for the NASCAR BGN series at Pikes Peak International Raceway,” said Mark Keto, Goodyear NASCAR BGN engineer. “We have extensive experience with this tire set-up at such places as Richmond and Nazareth. We tested similar tire combinations on the BGN cars last season with Phil Parsons at St. Louis and Mike McLaughlin at Homestead. The tires performed very well at both tests.

“This year we made a slight adjustment to our short track compound that helps both performance and consistency,” Keto continued. “We expect good, consistent performance from the tires on race day.

Keto further explained that knowledge gained from the NASCAR Winston West and the Indy Racing League events at Pikes Peak International as well as past experience on similar tracks were taken into consideration in making the recommendation for the LYCOS.COM 250 event.

ESTIMATED PIT STOPS FOR SUNDAY’S RACE: Stop approximately every 90 - 100 miles (estimate is based on fuel consumption).

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Mike McLaughlin , Phil Parsons