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BUSCH: Goodyear tire Loudon fast facts

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BUSCH: Goodyear tire Loudon fast facts
Jul 18, 2003, 12:40 AM

Fast Facts for July 18-20, 2003 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Intermediate Radials Number of Tires Required: Winston Cup: Left - 1,200, Right - 1,260 Busch Series: Left - 500, Right - 500 Tire Codes: Left - D-6360; Right - D-6362 Tire Circumference: ...

Fast Facts for July 18-20, 2003

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Intermediate Radials

Number of Tires Required:
Winston Cup: Left - 1,200, Right - 1,260
Busch Series: Left - 500, Right - 500

Tire Codes: Left - D-6360; Right - D-6362

Tire Circumference: Left - 87.3 in.; Right - 88.6 in.

Technical Inspection Inflation:
Left Front - 20 psi; Right Front - 30 psi
Left Rear - 20 psi; Right Rear - 30 psi

Minimum Recommended Inflation:
Left Front - 14 psi; Right Front - 26 psi
Left Rear - 14 psi; Right Rear - 23 psi

Estimated Pit Window: Every 95-105 laps, based on fuel mileage.

Notes: This will be the third straight NASCAR Winston Cup race that Goodyear has brought this combination of left- and right-side tires to New Hampshire .. . both the Winston Cup and Busch Series will run the same tire codes this week . . . in addition to being used at New Hampshire, NASCAR teams will also run this combination at Phoenix and Richmond in 2003 . . . as on most NASCAR ovals less than one mile in length, teams will not run inner liners in their tires at New Hampshire.

Goodyear Quote -- Mark Keto, Lead Engineer, Stock Car Tire Development:

"The track at New Hampshire has been repaved in the corners since last year, though the design has remained the same. Because of this, and the fact that we ran on these tires on basically new pavement in 2002 as well, we decided to come back with the same set-up. We've had good results with these tires since introducing them in 2001, so teams should have a good history on them in order to prepare for this weekend."

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