Loading…
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeSportsPro
Published: 7/23/2012

MIS to host 2nd tire testing on Monday

BLADE STAFF AND NEWS SERVICES
Racers round the track during a race at Michigan International Speedway. Racers round the track during a race at Michigan International Speedway.
BLADE Enlarge

Michigan International Speedway will host 28 drivers and teams on Monday when it holds its second Goodyear tire testing session this year.

The session begins at 9 a.m. and is free to the public.

"This test will help Goodyear select a tire that is more compatible with the fast Michigan racing surface and improve an already competitive race weekend from start to finish," NASCAR Vice President of Competition Robin Pemberton said in a release.

The testing field is expected to include current Sprint Cup points leader Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon, Rochester Hills, Mich., resident Brad Keselowski, and Kurt Busch.

Testing times, track schedule, and drivers are subject to change because of weather or other circumstances.

MIS will host the Pure Michigan 400 on Aug. 19.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories