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Firestone Racing: Pre-Race Notes for XPEL Grand Prix at Road America

Pre-Race Notes: XPEL Grand Prix at Road America This weekend the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES and INDY NXT by Firestone compete on the 4.014-mile, 14-turn natural terrain road course at Road America. The track near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, is historically the fastest road race on the schedule with an elevation gain of nearly 211 feet per lap. NTT INDYCAR SERIES...

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Firestone Racing: Indy 500 Pre-race Notes & Quotes

108th Indianapolis 500: Pre-Race Notes & Quotes Firestone Racing is providing more than 5,000 Firestone Firehawk Indy 500 race tires to NTT INDYCAR SERIES entries in preparation for the 108th Running of the Indianapolis 500. The race tires are designed for use in practice, qualifying, and the 500-mile race on the 2.5-mile oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Firestone Racing...

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Firestone Adds New Sustainably-Sourced Raw Materials to Race Tires for 108th Running of the Indianapolis 500

Firestone Adds New Sustainably-Sourced Raw Materials to Race Tires for 108th Running of the Indianapolis 500 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2023) – Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) is once again demonstrating and accelerating the use of more sustainable materials and technologies in motorsports at this year’s 108th Running of the Indianapolis 500. As its Firestone brand celebrates 25 consecutive years...

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Firestone Racing Pre-Race Notes: Sonsio Grand Prix

Source: Manufacturer PR The Month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) kicks off with both the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES and INDY NXT by Firestone in action this Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, on the 14-turn, 2.439-mile road course at the Sonsio Grand Prix. NTT INDYCAR SERIES Firestone is supplying approximately 1,400 race tires to

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Firestone Racing: The Thermal Club $1 Million Challenge Pre-race Notes & Quotes

Source: Manufacturer PR This weekend the NTT INDYCAR® SERIES will compete in The Thermal Club $1 Million Challenge, a unique non-championship race on a 17-turn, 3.067-mile road course near Palm Springs, California. Firestone is supplying more than 1,400 race tires for two days of open testing, group qualifying sessions, two heat races, and a 12-car “all-star” main event. Each NTT INDYCAR

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Firestone Racing Pre-Race Notes for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey

The 2023 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season finale takes place at California’s WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for this weekend’s Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey on the newly repaved 11-turn, 2.238-mile road course that features the famous Corkscrew.  INDY NXT by Firestone 2023 season also concludes this weekend with a doubleheader to determine their series champion.  NTT INDYCAR

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Firestone Race Tires Made with Natural Rubber from Desert Shrubs Reach One Year Milestone in Meeting Demanding Track Performance Requirements

Also: Firestone Firehawk Race Tire Facts for Nashville’s Music City Grand Prix    (Below) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 2, 2023) – Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) celebrates its  first-year milestone of using Firestone Firehawk race tires with sidewalls made of natural rubber derived from the guayule desert shrub, grown in Americas desert southwest. Throughout the course of the year, guayule-derived alternate tires

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