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Race Tires Versus Extreme Performance Summer Tires

Race Tires Versus Extreme Performance Summer Tires


…These are street tires that can be driven on the track without destroying them and perform reasonably well if driven within their limits. They are much easier for learning on a track and hone your skills. Each tire has more progressive breakaway at the limit compared to R-compound tires, and not nearly…

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Toyo's Best Track Tires Now Featured at Tire Rack

Toyo's Best Track Tires Now Featured at Tire Rack


Tire Rack has carried Toyo Original Equipment tires in the past, but we recently added their highly sought after Track & Competition DOT tires. Toyo tires began competing in U.S. road racing in the 1980s and became a household name among amateur and professional racers. We are pleased to add their Proxes…

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New Track and Autocross Tires for 2013

New Track and Autocross Tires for 2013


tires for the upcoming season. New this season are the BFGoodrich g-Force Rival, Dunlop Direzza ZII and Bridgestone Potenza RE-11A. All of these tires are new to the Extreme Performance Summer category, which means they're intended to be streetable track tires. If you require a tire that has near R-compound

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Competition Tires: The How and Why of Heat Cycling and Tire Shaving

Competition Tires: The How and Why of Heat Cycling and Tire Shaving


…competition tires into action, take a look at the key features and benefits to heat cycling and tire shaving: Heat Cycling Heat cycling applies to R-compound competition tires. To take full advantage of the tire's durability and traction, there's a required break-in process. By heating the tires up in a…

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Do I need an R-compound tire for the track?


…autocross, you do not need to have R-compound tires. R-compound tires are very good and will help lap times improve as skill level increases, but I would suggest any of the top tires from the Extreme Performance Summer tire category or the Max Performance Summer tire category as a good option. For example…

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Extreme Performance Summer Tires


…aggressive tread compounds and reinforced internal constructions to emphasize dry road response, traction, handling and high speed capabilities for serious driving enthusiasts. View survey results for Extreme Performance Summer tires. BFGoodrich g-Force Rival See Special Offer on this Tire g-Force Rival…

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A 2012 Street Tire Auto-X Favorite: Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec

A 2012 Street Tire Auto-X Favorite: Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec


…Spec as a more cost-effective alternative to R-compound tires. Where as before in Street Modified, the only way to be truly competitive was to run a low tread depth tire (2-4/32") and extremely soft compound (Hoosier A6). Now drivers can enjoy tires that can be driven to the event, wear much longer…

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Tire Test Results : Testing Extreme Performance Summer Tires: How Well Can They Handle the Extreme?


…pressure distribution across the tire's footprint. To see how well the Hankook and Dunlop evolutions work, the Tire Rack team conducted a Real World Road Ride and Performance Track Drive, comparing them with the BFGoodrich g-Force Rival and Yokohama ADVAN Neova AD08 R. Our evaluation used 2014 BMW F30…

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Autocrossing with Bridgestone, Dunlop and Hoosier!


…R-compound options. Even though the tires are street legal, they are not recommended for street use. This is due to soft compounds and other track specialty features that make them less than ideal for daily driving. Take a look at what consumers had to say about their experience with each tire: "[The…

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Wheel Tech - Wheels for Competition or Track Use


Tire Rack * LOG IN * ORDER TRACKING * MY ACCOUNT * WISH LIST * CART ( 0 Items ) 1-888-541-1777 * Please enter search term here. * * Enter Upgrade Garage * View Saved Vehicles * View Photo Gallery * * Tires * Shop by Vehicle * Shop by Size * Brands * Winter / Snow Tires * Tire Tech * Test Results * Survey…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Track & Competition Use


…resulted in the evolution of numerous tire and rim width combinations that fall outside those recommended by the tire manufacturer. While this practice is most frequently requested to accommodate mounting wide R-compound tires on narrower wheels than recommended by the tire manufacturer, there are also instances…

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Tire Test Results : Testing Extreme Performance Summer Tires: The Boys of Summer Are Here


…features a tweaked tread compound for improved traction and lower lap times. Dunlop has imported a clean-sheet new design with the Direzza ZII, while Yokohama tuned their previous Extreme Performance Summer tire into the ADVAN Neova AD08 R. We wanted to see how these four new tires perform out on the road…

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