The IndyCar Series is testing out a new sustainable racecar tire rubber made in Arizona

By Richard Copeland
Published: Thursday, May 25, 2023 - 12:06pm
Updated: Friday, May 26, 2023 - 9:07am

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A Memorial Day Weekend tradition takes place Sunday with the107th running of the Indianapolis 500.

The IndyCar Series is experimenting in slower speed races with a highly sustainable new tire whose production leaves a relatively small carbon footprint.

The Show trekked out to Eloy and rural Mesa to see how this tire is made.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This headline has been updated to clarify that the rubber for the new tires is made in Arizona.

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