Daytona: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Camping World 300 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Chevy Silverado 250 Daytona International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) -- Daytona Beach, Fla. Fast Facts for February 13-16, 2008 Tire: Goodyear...

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Camping World 300
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Chevy Silverado 250
Daytona International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) -- Daytona Beach, Fla.

Fast Facts for February 13-16, 2008

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway Radials (Nationwide Series)
Goodyear Wrangler Superspeedway Radials (Craftsman Truck)

Number of Tires: Nationwide Series: Left-side -- 600, Right-side -- 600
Craftsman Truck: Left-side -- 400, Right-side -- 400

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4000; Right-side -- D-4006

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.9 in.; Right-side -- 88.4 in.

Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi; Right Front -- 55 psi; Right Rear -- 50 psi

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 27 psi; Left Rear -- 27 psi; Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

Estimated Pit Window: Every 53-57 laps, based on fuel mileage (Nationwide Series); Every 48-52 laps, based on fuel mileage (Craftsman Truck)

Notes: Teams in both the NASCAR Nationwide and Craftsman Series will run the same tire codes at Daytona this weekend, though the Nationwide Series tires will be branded "Goodyear Eagle," while those for the Craftsman Truck Series will be branded "Goodyear Wrangler" . . . teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be running different tire codes at Daytona this weekend . . . teams in the Nationwide and Truck series ran this same combination of left- and right-side tires at Daytona last season as well . . . this left-side code (D-4000) first ran at Daytona in February 2006, while this right-side code debuted at Talladega in April 2006 . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Daytona . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.

-credit: goodyear racing

Be part of something big

Write a comment
Show comments
About this article
Series NASCAR XFINITY , NASCAR Truck