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The Subjects of Tires and Tire Testing on Many Drivers’ Minds in Dover

NASCAR's tire company of choice, Goodyear, has received much criticism and praise since it has been in the sport and Friday at the Dover International Speedway, it was no different.  The tires on a racecar are going to play a major role in not only determining a race, but how that race can play out over the course of 500 miles. This weekend, the Sprint Cup Series is at Dover and drivers know they need all four tires—good tires—on their car to keep them from being snatched up by Miles the Monster.  But upon arriving at the speedway, teams were under the impression that Goodyear had brought a completely different tire than what several drivers had worked with during a tire test at the track.  The tire that was being used for Sunday's r...

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