The Racecooler CoolerIntroducing the one and only beverage cooler made from official NASCAR racing tires.Bad-to-the-bone in design, the Racecooler is much more than just the Ëcoolest' cooler, it's also the fastest! Hot off the track to our facilitiy, your Racecooler arrives to you, a beautiful, limited edition, and highly-functional, genuine racing artifact complete with a Certificate of Authenticity.Being "green" just got cooler! The Racecooler Company prevents thousands of tires from being sent to land-fills every year. Scrap tires are one of our nations' biggest environmental concerns. Our interior liners are more than just tough, they are reprocessed plastic resin! That means that our beautiful "appliance-black" finished interiors are made entirely of recycled plastic.Reinvent the wheel! NASCAR fans with insatiable thirsts for unique memorabilia can drink down a bit more with this unique Race cooler. Turn a real Nascar racing tire into a beverage cooler and you're the star of the party!These are the ultimate party conversation pieces for racing fans! Race Coolers are the only beverage coolers made from genuine NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide or Camping World Truck Series racing tires.Each one is hand assembled from tires used in actual NASCAR races. Every tire is slightly different, and you never know what kind of debris or racing scars you'll find in yours. Made with a genuine NASCAR racing slick, an aluminum-rimmed base, drain plug and two heavy-duty, rubber-padded metal handles, the Race cooler is durable, functional and one of a kind. Bad-to-the-bone in design, the Race cooler is much more than just the Ëcoolest' cooler, it's also the fastest! Hot off the track.. a beautiful, limited edition, genuine racing artifact â which makes it a cool and a functional collectors item for any die hard fan. (no two are alike since each tire shows its own individual wear patterns)In keeping with the spirit of U.S. Stock Car Racing, each Race cooler is assembled entirely in the USA!Racecooler Specifications: Authentic Goodyear racing slick from NASCAR Racing Series5 cases of 12oz cans, plus 30 lbs of ice capacity! Re-processed high impact polystyrene, injected molded interior shellDecorative, tread-plate aluminum rim baseCommercial grade, spring-loaded, stamped zinc plated handlesEasy-to-grab, poly-urethane gripsSoft rubber drain plug Zinc plated fasteners2.5Â?H x 28Â?W 36 lbsRace cooler weigh 36 lbs without bottles and ice. Many of the tires used still have the original pit crew grease pencil markings on them indicating the proper tire position on the vehicle (e.g. L/R, L/F), the pit stop on which it was changed and other information important to the crew. Some tires will also show the actual car number that it was used on. RaceCoolers Fact:The average time required to change all four tires during a pit stop is 12 to 15 seconds.Each tire has to be capable of running at an average speed of 110 tp 200 mph.Each tire costs over $600 when new.A tire will be used for 55 to 70 miles on average.Tires for all three series races (Nextel Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck) are identical in design and specifications.Tire pressure is adjusted to Â¼ lb increments depending upon track conditions, air temperature, etc.During the course of a race, the rubber on the tires actually melts at times and will pick up small pieces of track debris which can be seen afterward embedded in its surface.