BFGoodrich® Tires Announces First-Ever Contingency Program with NASA

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 16, 2011) – 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 race cars 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 and apply a minimum of three decals to their race machines.  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).

Using motorsports as a proving ground for more than 40 years, BFGoodrich® Tires is involved in every type of racing, including oval, sports car, drag, desert, dirt, rally and extreme rock crawling.  BFGoodrich Tires combines technological expertise with vast motorsports experience, delivering a high-performance tire for every type of vehicle.  Visit BFGoodrich Tires at www.BFGoodrichTires.com  on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BFGoodrichTires  or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/BFGUpgrade

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