Key Dates in Goodyear Racing history (Nov. 6 - 15)

Key Dates in Goodyear Racing History Highlighting the accomplishments of Goodyear engineers and Goodyear-equipped racers Nov. 6, 1988 -- Alan Kulwicki, racing on Goodyear tires, wins the first race in what is now the NASCAR Nextel Cup ever...

Key Dates in Goodyear Racing History
Highlighting the accomplishments of Goodyear engineers and Goodyear-equipped racers

Nov. 6, 1988 -- Alan Kulwicki, racing on Goodyear tires, wins the first race in what is now the NASCAR Nextel Cup ever held at Phoenix International Raceway.

Nov. 9, 1974 -- Gerard Larrousse and Henri Pescarolo co-drive their Goodyear-shod Matra-Simca 670B to victory in the six-hour race at Kyalami, the final race of the World Manufacturers Championship season. Larrousse is crowned the driving champion and Matra wins the manufacturers title.

Nov. 15, 1965 -- Craig Breedlove's rocket-powered car rides tires prepared by Goodyear and becomes the first land-based vehicle to surpass 600 mph. Breedlove's record speed was 600.601 mph.

Nov. 15, 1987 -- Gerhard Berger collects Goodyear's 200th Formula One victory when he wins the Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide.

Note: This is the final installment of our Key Dates in Goodyear Racing History series. Many thanks to those of you read the seires and enjoyed the history.
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Series Vintage
Drivers Henri Pescarolo , Gerhard Berger , Gerard Larrousse , Alan Kulwicki