Every year Goodyear produces 100,000 tires for the top-3 NASCAR national divisions
NASCAR and Goodyear have reached a multi-year extension. Goodyear will continue to provide tires for all three of the national touring series divisions being the NASCAR Cup Series; Xfinity Series and Trucks Series.
Additionally, the company will remain the title sponsor of the Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway.
“From our manufacturing plants to offices around the world, racing is ingrained in our culture, and the importance of our relationship with NASCAR is reflected in the quality, performance and engineering we put into every Goodyear Eagle race tire,” said Richard J. Kramer, chairman, chief executive officer and president at Goodyear.
“Our performance on the race track plays an active role in the success of the sport and inspires the development of our consumer tires, fueling our commitment to take performance and innovation to the next level.”
“Goodyear has been a trusted partner to the NASCAR industry since 1954, playing a critical role in our shared pursuit to deliver the best racing in the world,” said Steve Phelps, president of NASCAR. “For more than 25 years, Goodyear Eagle tires have been the only component that connects the stock car to the racetrack. Our continued partnership will allow us to push boundaries and innovate our racing product for generations to come.”
Goodyear Racing Timeline
NASCAR and Goodyear have been partners for nearly 70 years.
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