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Which Competition Tires Suit Your Needs Best?

Which Competition Tires Suit Your Needs Best?


…Racetrack & Autocross Only Majority of tires in this class feature a slick type design that offers the top in dry traction, steering response, braking and acceleration. These tires are delicate and are not intended to be driven on the street or exposed to cold temperatures. Their life can be extended by using…

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Hankook's Ventus R-S3 Brings Competition Tire Grip to the Street

Hankook's Ventus R-S3 Brings Competition Tire Grip to the Street


Hankook's Ventus R-S3 provides an affordable street tire that best mimics the grip of a racing slick intended for the track. The R-S3 entered a very competitive group of Extreme Performance Summer tires dominated by the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 and the Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec, both of which…

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Weekend Autocross and Daily Driving Tires? Bridgestone Has You Covered!

Weekend Autocross and Daily Driving Tires? Bridgestone Has You Covered!


…Performance Summer tires are a great bridge between street tires and DOT approved slicks. The Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 came out on top during our testing of tires in this performance category. This tire brings higher grip levels than a performance street tire in both wet and dry conditions, with durability…

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Track & Competition DOT Tires


…during racetrack, time attack or autocross competition. Never intended to be driven on the street or exposed to near-freezing temperatures, Racetrack & Autocross Only special-use tires feature racing slick type tread designs and compounds optimized for dry traction to provide the ultimate in acceleration…

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Project STR races in C Street Prepared at the Solo Nationals


Following the fun of our R-compound tire test, we thought it would be an interesting experiment to run the car in the C Street Prepared class at the Tire Rack SCCA Solo Championship event in Lincoln, Nebraska. Since our regular drivers can’t compete in more than one class we drafted GRM’s newest…

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Tire Tech Information - When Should I Replace My Tires?


…: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street/Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire Specs Explained: Tread Width Tire Specs: Globalized Standards…

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Tire Test Results : BFGoodrich g-Force Rival Launch Event


…-Force T/A KD was a true street tire that delivered an extreme level (for the day) of dry traction, sought after by enthusiastic street drivers and autocross/track day participants who wanted a tire they can also drive to and from the track. While enthusiasts have always taken street tires to the track, the…

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Circle track DOT budget tire set-up

Circle track DOT budget tire set-up


…believe should be Step 1 -- shaving the tires -- and we work our way through the other over the next few weeks Step 1 One of the reasons radial racing slicks are so effective is because they feature shallow tread depths and their contact patch acts as a single unit. However, any tread design breaks up the…

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Tire Tech Information - Shaving Tires for Autocross / Track Use / Competition


…: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street/Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire Specs Explained: Tread Width Tire Specs: Globalized Standards…

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About Tire Rack Testing Program


…dedicated to testing during the week and is used for Tire Rack Street Survival teen driving schools or car club autocross competition on weekends. However, since it is never used as a parking lot, parked vehicles don't create isolated slick spots by dripping gas, oil and antifreeze. Dry, Wet and Wintry…

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Tire Tech Information - Inconsequential Racing Tire Cosmetic Conditions


…: Measuring Rim Width Tire Specs Explained: Overall Diameter Tire Specs Explained: Revolutions Per Mile Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Street/Highway Tires Tire Specs Explained: Section Width Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth Tire Specs Explained: Tread Width Tire Specs: Globalized Standards…

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Tire Test Results : Testing the Newest Crop of Studless Ice & Snow Winter Tires


…you would during your drive to school or work. For most of us living in winter climates, snow doesn't fall every day. Road crews quickly plow the streets following each periodic snowfall, making clear road manners something to consider when choosing a winter / snow tire you'll have to live with for four…

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