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Goodyear Accolades!

by: Willie Whitewall


New Eagle GT leads the way in recent media coverage

The new Eagle GT is already garnering attention from various outlets, which have been writing about the high performance tire’s eye-catching tread and sidewall design.

Especially targeted at the “tuner” segment – those who consider their car a form of self-expression and pride – the Eagle GT was described by Performance Auto & Sound magazine as “an ultra-high performance tire, with an aggressive tread and clean sidewalls.”

Mike Maez, of Modified magazine wrote, “While many enthusiasts in our particular market segment (tuner cars, sport compacts) consider the inevitable decision of which tire manufacturer to spend their hard-earned dollars, rarely do they consider Goodyear. With the new Eagle GT, however, Goodyear is aiming to change all of that.”

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Catch Hooters Pro Cup Drivers Along the Grand Strand All Week

The pre-race festivities for Saturday’s Greased Lightning 250 presented by Black’s Tire & Auto Service at Myrtle Beach Speedway are under way. You can catch up with some of your favorite drivers this Friday, June 20, 2008.

Black’s Tire Race Kickoff Party

94.9 The Surf
429 Pine Avenue
Myrtle Beach, SC

When 11 am – 2 pm

Drivers with cars:
Clayton Rogers
Wade Day
John Gibson
Dange Hanniford
Drew Herring

Driver stopping by:
Trevor Bayne
Mark McFarland
John Gibson
Joey Coulter

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Black’s Tire & Auto Service Charity Golf Tournament generates $50,200.00 in support of Boys and Girls Homes

by: Willie Whitewall


On Friday, June 20th, Black’s Tire & Auto Service hosted its seventh annual Boys and Girls Homes Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the children of Boys and Girls Homes at Myrtle Beach National Golf Course.  Assisting Black’s Tire and Auto in hosting the tournament were Cooper Tires, 94.9 The Surf, Hog Slat, Cox Furniture Warehouse, BB&T, BF Goodrich Tire, J.H. Honeycutt Produce, U 1st, Titan Tire, Heintz Performance, Falken Tire, Harold W. Wells & Son, Inc. Insurance, Goodyear Tire, Hankook Tire, Ultimate Graphics, Dilmar Oil, East Coast Race Tire, and CARQUEST Auto Parts.

One hundred five players participated in the 2008 event to raise funds to support the children living at Boys and Girls Homes.  In addition to the tournament’s major sponsors, the more than seventy four hole-sponsors, donors, and players raised $50,200 for the Homes.  The golf tournament was held prior to ...

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To whom it may concern,

I am writing this letter in response to the service I received in your store on June 28th, 2008. I am from the Indianapolis Indiana metro area and was on vacation in Ocean Isle, North Carolina this past week. My family was returning home and was passing through Dillon on our way to I-95. We pulled up to an intersection in town and noticed a loud, screeching sound coming from the passenger side front tire. I believed this was not a simple brake problem and thought the problem could be serious. I was traveling with my wife, and my two sons (4) and (2) years of age and pictured a major car expense and a hotel room in Dillon in my future. Our goal was to drive the entire distance in one day to make it home by 9 or 10pm, and this vehicle break down could jeopardize this. I pulled into your store and was given superior service on a Saturday morning. I believe the technicians name was T.J. who fixed our tire by replacing a bolt that had broken on the p ...

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We are from Virginia and were travelling back from Key West. When we were leaving the hotel (Thunderbird Motor Lodge)on the morning of the 17th in Florence, S.C., we noticed a nail in the front left tire. The manager at the hotel told us to go to Black’s Tire which was a couple of lights down the road. The people there were awesome. They took the nail out, tested for a leak and told us to have a nice day. That kind of customer service is very rare these days and we just wanted you to know we appreciated it very much. A lot of companies might have tried to take advantage of us since were so far from home and at their mercy. These guys didn’t!

Thank you so much,
Diana & Earl Englehart

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