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Tires the talk of NASCAR before Sunday's race at Texas

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FORT WORTH, Texas -

Tires remained the hot topic at Texas Motor Speedway, where NASCAR and Goodyear took the unprecedented step of discussing the compound selected for Sunday's race before a single lap had been turned.
 
Goodyear's multi-zone tread tire is making its season debut at Texas, where speeds inched toward 200 mph in Friday's opening practice session.
 
A handful of drivers publicly worried about tire wear and durability on Texas' high banks.
 
The concern comes two races after a flurry of left-side tire failures at California led many drivers to question Goodyear's product and preparation.

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