GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 30 -- Banquet 400 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 30 -- United Way 300 Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Kansas City, Kan. Fast Facts for October 7-9, 2005 Tire: Goodyear Eagle...
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 30 -- Banquet 400
NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 30 -- United Way 300
Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Kansas City, Kan.
Fast Facts for October 7-9, 2005
Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials
Number of Tires: Nextel Cup: Left-side -- 1,400, Right-side -- 1,400
Busch Series: Right-side -- 550, Right-side -- 550
Tire Codes: 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 -- 46 psi; Right Rear -- 42 psi
Estimated Pit Window: Every 60-65 laps, based on fuel mileage.
Notes: This is the first time that Goodyear has brought this specific combination of left- and right-side tires to Kansas . . . both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series will run the same tire codes this weekend . . . this is the fifth and final race that Nextel Cup teams will run this tire set-up in 2005 . . . previous races this season include at California (both events), Michigan (June) and Chicagoland . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Kansas . . . inflation on those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.
Goodyear Quote -- Mark Keto, Lead Engineer, Stock Car Racing: "We tested at Kansas with Kevin Harvick, Tony Stewart and Jeremy Mayfield in July, and things went very well. Compared to the tires we brought there last year, this set-up is designed for more grip with a higher wear rate."