Friday, April 20, 2012

GOODYEAR Tire Notes- Kansas

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 8 – STP 400 (Sunday, April 22 -- 1:00 p.m. ET -- TV: Fox) Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Kansas City, Kan.
Fast Facts for April 20-22, 2012

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials (Sprint Cup)
Number of Tires: Sprint Cup: Left-side -- 1,300; Right-side -- 1,300
Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the race.
Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4382; Right-side -- D-4408
Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.2 in. (2,215 mm); Right-side -- 88.4 in. (2,245 mm)
Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi; Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi
Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 22 psi; Left Rear -- 20 psi;  Right Front -- 47 psi; Right Rear -- 43 psi 

Notes: Teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will run the same combination of left and right-side tires they ran twice at Kansas last season.  More recently, these teams ran this right-side tire code (D-4408) at Fontana earlier this season. While Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck teams will run the same right-side code at Kansas this weekend, they will run distinct left-side codes. 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. Air pressure in the inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire. 

- Goodyear Racing Press Release

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