Goodyear Unveils Special Edition Military Support Tire
AKRON, Ohio, April 23, 2013
AKRON, Ohio, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
(NASDAQ: GT), exclusive tire supplier of NASCAR's three major national series,
today unveiled the special commemorative tires it will supply for the upcoming
NASCAR races at Charlotte Motor Speedway to wave the green flag on the fourth
year of the successful Goodyear Gives Back campaign. A multi-year fund-raising
effort designed to generate support for the U.S. Armed Forces, the Goodyear
campaign has raised, to date, more than $700,000 in cash and product donations
that have gone directly to supporting the troops and their families.
Goodyear will replace its iconic Goodyear "Eagle" and "Wrangler" sidewall
designs with desert camouflage lettering that reads "Support Our Troops" on
its NASCAR race tires that will run during all of the upcoming NASCAR races at
Charlotte Motor Speedway. A number of initiatives are part of this year's
program, including at-track activities and multiple opportunities for racing
fans to participate, all to benefit the Support Our Troops organization.
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs
approximately 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 facilities in
22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and
Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and
services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.
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SOURCE The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Contact: Justin Metz, Office 330-796-3789, Cell 330-217-7973
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