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-- mission was to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup champion.
Now -- next mission is to honor our troops it's very dangerous right now is NASCAR champ Kurt Busch who joins us live from Charlotte good morning -- Good morning guys thanks for having me on listen let's have our pit crew bring in the big tire tell us a little bit about how Goodyear has replaced eagle and instead put on.
Letters support our troops.
But got our support our troops tires and these are commemorative special edition tires that were running.
At the Coca-Cola 600 this weekend.
And it's a great campaign that kicks off.
Military awareness and the way that you can get involved is to go to Goodyear dot com.
Slash gives back and it's a charity auction so you can grab these tires as well as other items.
That Goodyear is had donated to them and such a great way where Goodyear gives back.
-- yeah I don't forces foundation we should -- this great work for.
In the past and Kurt what is their reaction when -- they do stuff like this when you do stuff like this for them.
Well just a great way to put two programs together the armed forces foundation.
Does a lot with our military behind the scenes such as the mental wounds not necessarily the physical wounds that you see -- The military members missing an arm or leg.
PT SD is a serious epidemic as well as TV -- traumatic brain injury.
And the armed forces foundation really creates awareness to helping our troops getting back up on their feet we bring him to the NASCAR events to you know help with.
-- -- And get back into society and then once we get them stable.
Then we wanna try to get him back out in the workforce but this a great campaign that -- does for all the NASCAR teams.
All the NASCAR guys will be racing these tires this weekend Memorial Day weekend brow -- like the unofficial kickoff to summer -- but also it's a great red white and -- weekend.
Yeah no doubt I was just gonna say that it it seems like NASCAR has embraced our troops and -- so dramatically and and with such verve and this is just another example of that.
Well what's great is that everybody can be involved in that is to go to Goodyear dot com slash gives back.
Up to 50000 dollars to -- raised Goodyear will match that.
But yes all of the drivers are very patriotic and we all stand behind our men and women.
That it serves -- and -- -- our troops tires.
-- gives back you got it right exactly and in addition the actual tire if you if you have the winning bid the driver of that car with those tires is an autograph.
Along with some other stuff.
Absolutely right I heard a number 78 has the Coke cola trophy.
Right next to it -- well I -- got a great here 34 years old get a big weekend last weekend you read for twenty -- for twenty laps.
Two segments are you predicting victory this weekend.
I can't quite predict victory -- I know -- definitely developing more momentum with our team and just the way that our furniture row racing team has developed over this season.
Barney Visser who is our team owner is a veteran himself.
He likes the progress and we made nice steady progress.
We sat on the pole at Darlington led some laps there Richmond.
And so it Charlotte yeah they all star race we almost broke through.
As a little team to win the all star race how good luck this week big show the Coca-Cola 600 indeed all right Kurt thank you very much like guys pit crew you wanna strike this.
That's thank you all right you get less and probably didn't mr.
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