|Tire change a curveball for drivers at Bristol|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 19 March 2011 10:16|
Goodyear had nearly 1,3000 tires shipped in overnight from North Carolina to combat a problem with the wear. But teams had only one set of new right-side tires to practice with Saturday, and many found the new tires radically changed their cars.
Pole-sitter Carl Edwards says his car was slower and harder to drive.
Greg Biffle's crew chief said the driver's car was nothing like it was a day earlier, when Biffle qualified second.
But Jeff Gordon praised Goodyear for acting quickly to solve an issue that could have ruined Sunday's race.