|CARL EDWARDS HELPS GOODYEAR ILLUSTRATE THE GRUELING CONDITIONS NASCAR TIRES FACE IN NEW ‘TIRE TALK' VIDEOS|
| ||Goodyear Releases Three New Videos in 'Tire Talk' Series during Daytona Speedweeks
AKRON, Ohio, February 18, 2015 – For more than 60 years, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has provided tires that offer confident grip and handling for drivers in America's most popular motorsport, designed to face the extreme demands of NASCAR racing.
To kick-off the 2015 NASCAR season—and help fans better understand the role tires play in delivering superior performance on and off the track...[Read more...]|
|ICONIC GOODYEAR BLIMP RETIRES AFTER DAYTONA 500|
| ||DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, February 24, 2014 – After 14 years of filling the skies, the 'Spirit of Goodyear' airship retired after the Daytona 500. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's longest continuous operated airship was overhead to provide aerial coverage for its final events this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
Goodyear's 'Spirit of Innovation' joined the 'Spirit of Goodyear' in a rare appearance by two Goodyear airships at the same event. The 'Spirit of Goodyear' will b...[Read more...]|
|GREG BIFFLE GIVES FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1,000TH NASCAR VICTORY AFTER WINNING AT MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY|
| ||◾Ford Motor Company has won 1,000 NASCAR races in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series combined.
◾Jim Roper won the very first NASCAR-sanctioned stock car race in a Lincoln when he was deemed the winner at Charlotte on June 19, 1949.
◾Ford Motor Company has won 20 manufacturer titles and 13 driver championships in NASCAR's top three series.
DEARBORN, MI, (June 16, 2013) – Henry Ford's win over Alexander Winton on Oct. 10, 1901 in what proved to be his only race a...[Read more...]|
|FORD/AAA STUDENT AUTO SKILLS COMPETITION HELPS DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIANS|
|DEARBORN, Mich., June 5, 2013 – One hundred of the nation's best young automotive minds will converge on the Motor City to compete for the title of top high school technicians in the country at the 64th annual Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills Competition National Finals, June 9-11. With jobs in the auto industry on the rise – up more than 30 percent since last April according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills challenge serves as a springboard for aspiring au...[Read more...]|
|RICHARD PETTY DEDICATES MUSCLE CARS FOREVER STAMPS|
|Raw power gets a stamp of its own today as seven-time NASCAR National Champion Richard Petty helps dedicate the America on the Move: Muscle Cars Forever stamps.
Petty, his son Kyle and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will dedicate the limited-edition stamps at the Daytona International Speedway where 'The King' won a record seven Daytona 500 Championships.
Typically equipped with big, powerful engines, these high-performance vehicles began roaring across America in the 1960s. The limite...[Read more...]|