BFGoodrich® Tires announced today an official contingency program in the growing National Auto Sport Association (NASA) road racing series, continuing its commitment to improving the motorsports experience. Retroactive to May 1, 2011, the contingency program will enable the BFGoodrich® g-Force™ R1™ tire to be used in dry conditions, with the BFGoodrich® g-Force™ T/A®KDW allowed for wet surfaces.
25 different classes of racecars are eligible for the contingency program, which will reward competitors with race tires for their wins and podium finishes.
"BFGoodrich Tires is proud to be a part of NASA for the remainder of the 2011 race season," said Silvia Mammone, BFGoodrich Tires motorsports and sponsorship manager. "With a series full of driving talent and exciting racing, we look forward to continuing the BFGoodrich tradition of race wins and podiums."
To be eligible for contingencies, racers must use BFGoodrich competition tires on-track. Classes eligible for the contingency are AI, AIX, HC1, HC2, HC3, HC4, HC5, 944 Spec, GTSU, GTS1, GTS2, GTS3, GTS4, GTS5, PTA, PTB, PTC, PTD, PTe, PTF, ST1, ST2, STR1, STR2 and SU.
For more information about the BFGoodrich Tires / NASA contingency program, call 1-800-RACe-BFG (1-800-722-3234).
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