INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time Allstate 400 winner Tony Stewart says he’s confident Akron, Ohio-based Goodyear has solved the tire problems that plagued last year’s race at the Brickyard.

Stewart was among the drivers who participated in Goodyear’s seven test sessions at the track since last year, when the problems turned the race into a series of 10- to 12-lap sprints.

Stewart says he was able to run about 30 laps on the new tires during the tests and he’s “not at all” concerned about their durability.

The July 26 race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be the first for Stewart as both driver and team owner.

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