If you’re a racing fan, this past weekend was probably one of your favorites. That’s because the Daytona 500 was on Sunday, and Denny Hamlin won in the closest finish in race history. If you’ve never watched the Daytona 500 before, check out our post to find out why you should – namely, incredible, thrilling finishes that’ll have you biting your nails and jumping out of your seat.
The Daytona 500: Awesome Racing, Amazing Finishes
Goodyear and NASCAR
If you did watch the Daytona 500, did you check out the tires being used on the track? You’ll notice that they’re all yellow-lettered Goodyear tires – that’s because Goodyear has been the official tire of NASCAR since 1997. Find out how track tires influence the technology used in your everyday tires – and vice versa.
Goodyear and NASCAR: A Legacy of Performance
Firestone’s Racing History
Firestone is another tire company with a long racing history. As the official tire of the IZOD IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500, Firestone is building on a tradition of racing excellence that goes all the way back to the first Indianapolis 500 in 1911, when the winner, Ray Harroun, sped across the finish line on a set of Firestone tires.
Firestone: A History of Speed
Feeling the need for speed?
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