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New Extreme Performance Summer Tires for 2013

New Extreme Performance Summer Tires for 2013


…very easy to drive on, had excellent responsiveness and is designed to wear very well over the course of a competitive event. It has the 200 UTQG treadwear rating that is required by many sanctioning bodies. The next new tire for 2013 is the Dunlop Direzza ZII. This tire is replacing the Direzza Sport…

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Great Grip at Great Pricing - Closeout Pricing on Hankook Ventus R-S3

Great Grip at Great Pricing - Closeout Pricing on Hankook Ventus R-S3


…You may also notice that some R-S3 tire specs show a 140 UTQG Treadwear rating, where others are now 200 rated. When the Ventus R-S3 was introduced in the spring of 2009, Hankook assigned the 140 rating to match the UTQG Treadwear rating required by existing competition rules. However, subsequent Hankook…

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What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?

What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?


…shopping for tires the rating of most interest to consumers is the UTQG. However, this is also the rating with the least amount of consistency among manufacturers. It's important to realize that the Department of Transportation does not conduct these tests. The UTQG ratings are assigned by the tire…

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Reintroducing the Hankook Ventus R-S3 (Version 2)

Reintroducing the Hankook Ventus R-S3 (Version 2)


…(Version 2). The revised tire uses a new compound that addresses the concerns of wet traction and heat retention and is also branded with a 200 UTQG treadwear rating - making it legal for use in street tire competitions. The tire also reduces the performance gap between street and track tires. If you're…

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Max Performance Summer Tires: In Search of What Fits Your Needs (04:44)


…Category: Winter / Snow Tires Length: (04:37) The Downshift Episode 65: The One About Tires Category: Tires Length: (14:11) HOT ROD Unlimited Tests 200-Treadwear Tires on a 1970 Plymouth Category: Tires Length: (10:39) High Performance All-Season Tires: Which Focus on Good Handling? Category: Tires Length…
 
New Dunlop Direzza ZII Now Available for Order!

New Dunlop Direzza ZII Now Available for Order!


…Direzza ZII! If you're already starting to shop for an Extreme Performance Summer tire, give the Dunlop Direzza ZII some attention. With a 200 treadwear rating, it's legal for street tire class racing and is available in a large variety of sizes.

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Tire Tech Information - Uniform Tire Quality Grade (UTQG) Standards


…7,200 miles. The vehicle can have its alignment set, air pressure checked and tires rotated every 800 miles. The test tire's and the Monitoring Tire's wear are measured during and at the conclusion of the test. The tire manufacturers then assign a Treadwear Grade based on the observed wear rates. The…

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Testing High Performance All-Season Tires (02:40)


…Category: Winter / Snow Tires Length: (04:37) The Downshift Episode 65: The One About Tires Category: Tires Length: (14:11) HOT ROD Unlimited Tests 200-Treadwear Tires on a 1970 Plymouth Category: Tires Length: (10:39) High Performance All-Season Tires: Which Focus on Good Handling? Category: Tires Length…

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Dunlop Direzza ZII Coming Into Stock for the 2014 Season

Dunlop Direzza ZII Coming Into Stock for the 2014 Season


…incredible. In my opinion, this is the best street tire there is." -- Tire Rack Consumer Review, 2008 Porsche Cayman The Direzza ZII features a treadwear rating of 200, making it legal for most classes of SCCA and NASA competition. With 26 sizes offered, the ZII offers good market coverage of many popular…

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Ultra High Performance Summer Tires: Sporty New Shoes (04:16)


…Category: Winter / Snow Tires Length: (04:37) The Downshift Episode 65: The One About Tires Category: Tires Length: (14:11) HOT ROD Unlimited Tests 200-Treadwear Tires on a 1970 Plymouth Category: Tires Length: (10:39) High Performance All-Season Tires: Which Focus on Good Handling? Category: Tires Length…

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UTQG... Does it Matter to Me?


…help you better understand how the UTQG rating works: 1. 100-700 - The first number is an indication of how long the tire will last based on how the tire wears during a predefined test. Each manufacturer assigns Treadwear Grades based on wear during a 7,200 mile test. The test includes a vehicle running…

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Testing Max Performance Summer Tires (03:17)


…Category: Winter / Snow Tires Length: (04:37) The Downshift Episode 65: The One About Tires Category: Tires Length: (14:11) HOT ROD Unlimited Tests 200-Treadwear Tires on a 1970 Plymouth Category: Tires Length: (10:39) High Performance All-Season Tires: Which Focus on Good Handling? Category: Tires Length…

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