BUSCH: Atlanta: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 4 -- Kobalt Tools 500 Atlant Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval)-Hampton, GA Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Number of Tires: Left-side -- 1,700; Right-side -- 1,700 Tire Codes: ...

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 4 -- Kobalt Tools 500
Atlant Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval)-Hampton, GA

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

Number of Tires: Left-side -- 1,700; Right-side -- 1,700

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4066; Right-side -- D-4080

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.4 in.; Right-side -- 88.6 in.

Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi;
Right Front -- 50 psi; Right Rear -- 47 psi

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 22 psi; Left Rear -- 20 psi;
Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

Estimated Pit Window: Every 48-52 laps, based on fuel mileage.

Notes: This is the first time Goodyear has brought this specific combination of left- and right-side tires to the track . . . while the left-side code will be the same for teams in all three NASCAR series at Atlanta, Nextel Cup teams will be running a different right-side code (D-4080) to account for their smaller fuel cell . . . this is the only track at which these codes will be used in 2007 . . . the important factors in designing a tire setup for Atlanta are the high speeds and loads, as well as the relatively rough track surface . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Atlanta . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.

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GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES

NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 5 -- Nicorette 300
NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 3 -- American Commercial Lines 200
Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Hampton, Ga.

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials (Busch Series);
Goodyear Wrangler Speedway Radials (Craftsman Truck)

Number of Tires:

Busch Series:  Left-side -- 575 Right-side -- 575

Craftsman Truck Left-side -- 385 Right-side -- 385

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4066; Right-side -- D-4072

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.4 in.; Right-side -- 88.6 in.

Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi;
Right Front -- 50 psi; Right Rear -- 47 psi

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 22 psi; Left Rear -- 20 psi
Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

Estimated Pit Window: Every 60-65 laps, based on fuel mileage (Busch Series); every 55-60 laps, based on fuel mileage (Craftsman Truck).

Notes: Teams in the NASCAR Busch Series and Craftsman Series will run the same tire codes this weekend, though the Busch Series tires will be branded "Goodyear Eagle" and the Craftsman Truck Series tires will be branded "Goodyear Wrangler" . . . teams in the Nextel Cup Series will run this same left-side code (D-4066) this weekend, but with a different right-side code (D-4080) . . . the Busch and Truck Series right-side code (D-4072) has a slightly tougher compound to account for the larger fuel cell and longer race runs . . . this is the first time Goodyear has brought this specific combination of left- and right-side tires to the track, and Atlanta is the only track where these codes will be run in 2007 . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Atlanta . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.

-credit: goodyear racing

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