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  • Wider is better some of the time

  • …from the driving experience. All driver inputs were met with delayed response and a sluggish feel. When you are missing your marks due to sidewall deflection inconsistencies it can be very unnerving especially at speed. So, in the end the 245 width tire on car #2 was able to turn faster laps than…

  • Review of: Yokohama RY215

  • …results. Even highly regarded Goodyear Marathons have not proven to be much better than average for durability and strength- they have Hugh sidewall deflection at sharp turns that I believe leed to pre- mature belt separation and tire failure. This is not a result of low tire pressure as I always…

  • Introducing the New Dunlop Direzza ZII

  • …dry traction and improved stability in cornering. The Direzza ZII features Dunlop’s True Circle Profile that distributes tire deflection forces along the sidewall to provide more control by better communicating tire performance limits to the driver. Its internal structure includes JointLess…

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  • Differences in Tire Speed Ratings Explained

  • …that tires receive their speed rating based upon the amount of deflection in the sidewall and surrounding shoulders of the tire. A tire that is more stable at high speed will build up less heat than one with higher levels of deflection, and therefore be labeled with a higher speed rating. It is for…

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  • Review of: Yokohama RY215

  • …results. Even highly regarded Goodyear Marathons have not proven to be much better than average for durability and strength- they have Hugh sidewall deflection at sharp turns that I believe leed to pre- mature belt separation and tire failure. This is not a result of low tire pressure as I always…

  • Review of: Yokohama RY215

  • …results. Even highly regarded Goodyear Marathons have not proven to be much better than average for durability and strength- they have Hugh sidewall deflection at sharp turns that I believe leed to pre- mature belt separation and tire failure. This is not a result of low tire pressure as I always…

  • BFGoodrich g-Force T/A KDW-2

  • …water evacuation to improve wet traction and reduce the risk of hydroplaning. The g-Force T/A KDW-2 tires also feature g-Control sidewall inserts to resist deflection and generate more cornering force. It also has a rim protector rib to help protect alloy wheels from curb damage. Get yours today!


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