Goodyear Tire Notes - Pocono and Iowa

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Race No. 21 – Pennsylvania 400

Pocono Raceway (2.5-mile triangle) – Long Pond, Pa.

Fast Facts for July 29-31, 2016


Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

Set limits: 5 sets for practice/qualifying, and 8 sets for the race

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4708; Right-side -- D-4710

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.44 in. (2,221 mm); Right-side -- 88.23 in. (2,241 mm)

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 19 psi; Left Rear -- 19 psi;

                                                 Right Front -- 37 psi; Right Rear -- 34 psi

Notes:  While NASCAR Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series teams will run the same right-side tire code at Pocono this week, they will run different left-side codes . . . for Sprint Cup teams, this is the same combination of left- and right-side tires they ran at Pocono in June . . . while Pocono is the only track at which Cup teams will run this left-side tire code (D-4708), they did run this right-side code (D-4710) at Indianapolis last week . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners on all four tire positions at Pocono . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.


NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – Race No. 12 – Pocono Mountains 150

Pocono Raceway (2.5-mile triangle) – Long Pond, Pa.

Fast Facts for July 29-30, 2016


Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials

Set limits: 4 sets for the event

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4650; Right-side -- D-4710

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.56 in. (2,224 mm); Right-side -- 88.23 in. (2,241 mm)

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 18 psi; Left Rear -- 18 psi;

                                                Right Front -- 37 psi; Right Rear -- 34 psi

Notes: While NASCAR Camping World Truck and Sprint Cup Series teams will run the same right-side tire code at Pocono this week, they will run different left-side codes . . . this is the first time Camping World Truck teams have run either of these two tire codes . . . compared to what was run at Pocono last August, this left-side tire (D-4650) features a compound change to give the trucks more grip and a construction change to bring it into line with what is run at other speedways . . . this right-side tire (D-4710) features an increase in tread gage (thickness) compared to August 2015 . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners on all four tire positions at Pocono . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.


NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 19 – U.S. Cellular 250

Iowa Speedway (0.875-mile oval) – Newton, Iowa

Fast Facts for July 29-30, 2016


Tire: Goodyear Eagle Intermediate Radials

Set limits: 7 sets for the event

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4546; Right-side -- D-4648

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.60 in. (2,225 mm); Right-side -- 88.39 in. (2,245 mm)

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 18 psi; Left Rear -- 18 psi;

                                                 Right Front -- 36 psi; Right Rear -- 34 psi

Notes: This is the same combination of left- and right-side tires NASCAR Xfinity Series teams have run at Iowa since last season . . . this left-side tire code (D-4546) has been run by Xfinity teams at Iowa since 2012, while this right-side tire code (D-4648) was introduced at the track in 2015 . . . as on most NASCAR ovals one mile or less in length, teams will not run inner liners in their tires at Iowa.

K&N Pro Series: Goodyear will also provide tires for the K&N race at Iowa race this week . . . this is the same combination of tires K&N teams ran at Iowa last year . . . the tire codes are D-2931 on the left-side and D-2934 on the right-side . . . this tire set-up is also run by K&N teams at New Hampshire . . . teams are allowed up to four sets each for the event at Iowa -- two for practice, one for qualifying/start of the race and one to change at mid-race break.



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