GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES Â NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No.Â 25 --Â Sony HDÂ 500 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No.Â 27 --Â Ameriquest 300 California Speedway (2.0-mile oval) -- Fontana, Calif. Fast Facts forÂ September 2-4, 2005 Â Tire: Goodyear...
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 25 -- Sony HD 500
NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 27 -- Ameriquest 300
California Speedway (2.0-mile oval) -- Fontana, Calif.
Fast Facts for September 2-4, 2005 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials
Number of Tires: Nextel Cup:
Left-side -- 1,200, Right-side -- 1,200;
Busch Series: Left-side -- 550, Right-side -- 550
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 -- 44 psi; Right Rear -- 41 psi Estimated Pit Window: Every 48-52 laps, based on fuel mileage. Notes: This is the second consecutive race that Goodyear has brought this specific combination of left- and right-side tires to California . . . both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series will run the same tire codes this weekend . . . this is the fourth of five Nextel Cup race weekends on which this tire set-up will be run in 2005 . . . in addition to California (twice), this combination was run at Michigan (June only) and Chicagoland already, and will be run for the final time at Kansas next month . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at California . . . the inflation in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire. Goodyear Quote -- Mark Keto, Lead Engineer, Stock Car Racing: "This tire set-up was designed for slightly higher wear and more grip at Fontana, and we saw exactly what we expected earlier this season. We had good, competitive races back in Februray -- the teams were happy -- and we expect more of the same this weekend." -goodyear racing-