Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Goodyear Tire Fast Facts - Richmond


NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 9 -- Toyota Owners 400 
NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 7 -- ToyotaCare 250 
Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile oval) - Richmond, Va. 

Tire: Goodyear Eagle Intermediate Radials 

Number of Tires:
 Sprint Cup: Left-side -- 1,200, Right-side -- 1,275; 
Nationwide: Left-side -- 675, Right-side -- 675 

Set limits: 
Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 sets for 
the race.

Nationwide: 3 sets for Thursday practice and 6 sets for Friday 

Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4416; Right-side -- D-4432 

Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.4 in. (2,220 mm); Right-side -- 
88.7 in. (2,253 mm) 

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

Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 12 psi; Left Rear -- 12 
psi; Right Front -- 30 psi; Right Rear -- 27 psi 

Teams in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series will 
run the same tire codes at Richmond this week. This is the same 
combination of left and right side tires that teams in both series 
have run at Richmond the last two seasons. Sprint Cup and 
Nationwide teams also ran this left side tire code (D-4416) with a 
different right side code at Bristol last month. As on most NASCAR 
ovals one mile or less in length, teams will not run inner liners in 
their tires at Richmond. 

- Goodyear Racing News

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