Goodyear testing new compound strictly for repaved track surfaces – Tire wear promotion
Everyone likes old surfaces. They might not be aware of it, but they do. Old surfaces provide a slick race track and bumps. Both of those things cause driver mistakes, which causes side-by-side racing.
Unfortunately, many surfaces on the NASCAR schedule are quickly being repaved. These repaves aren’t necessarily the death of great racing. Though, it has been known to do that.
Related: Kentucky Speedway banking change
Goodyear got their tire test in yesterday at Kentucky Speedway. Despite, early rain, the new compound was put into action.