Goodyear and driver Kyle Busch seem to be inextricably linked in the news fodder of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, and that continued to be the case Sunday morning here at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
An errant step by a fan in the garage sent oil spilling onto two tires of the #18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, necessitating a trip to the Goodyear building where the tires were washed and, after careful inspection, returned to the team. The tires were stacked outside the team's garage stall and a pan, which contained oil that had been drained from the car, was next to the tires.
"It's unfortunate, but look around," crew chief Adam Stevens said, noting the crowded garage area full of race fans and team personnel. "The tires seem to be fine, no issues there hopefully so we should be OK."
-- NASCAR.com --