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Opinions differ on new tire
NASCAR Kansas Tire Te Heal
Goodyear racing tires await distribution to NASCAR teams at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. Teams are testing tires on the recently re-surfaced track. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) - photo by Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Chase leader Matt Kenseth could be forgiven for a relatively sour opinion of the tire that Goodyear brought to Kansas Speedway this weekend. It's not that he dislikes the "multi-zone tread" that made its debut Sept. 1 at Atlanta. It's just that the defending race winner at Kansas would have been happier with the status quo.