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  • One Lap of America 2010

  • …challenging racetracks, starts and ends at Tire Rack. Take a virtual walk through the staging area and see the cars tackle both the Wet and Dry Skid Pad Shootout on our test track. Testing Two New Max Performance Summer Tires 2019: Yokohama ADVAN Apex V601 Category: Tires Length: (01:56) Testing Two…

  • Why the Michelin Pilot Super Sport Will Change the World

  • …man and machine but also the rubber. Top wet and dry skid pad (both held on Tire Rack's test track) winners and the overall champion won using the Michelin Pilot Super Sport. Perhaps most impressive, the Super Sport set a new dry skid pad record at 1.120g. This shattered the old record of 1.098g.…

  • Testing the New Yokohama AVID ENVigor

  • …warranted to 60,000 miles and the W-speed rating is warranted to 50,000 miles. The ENVigor provided the best wet traction of the group on our skid pad while giving the best estimated fuel economy on our road circuit! (Read the full test results.) Whether you need the Ultra High Performance…

  • One Lap of America: The finish line is in sight!

  • …started, and the Tire Rack test track is ready and waiting. We look forward to seeing all the action at the Wet Skid Pad Shootout on Sunday. Judging by the action at the Dry Skid Pad Shootout, it should be a great day for everyone. Take a look. Visit the official One Lap of America Website for all…

  • Does tire category affect gas mileage?

  • …Exalto A/S 28.4 Sumitomo HTR A/S P01 27.8 Yokohama AVID ENVigor 28.7 **Tested on 205/55-16** The High Performance Summer tires will produce higher skid pad results, which leads to having better grip. As you can see though, the gas mileage difference is nominal at best. The increase we saw with the…

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  • Hoosier Tire Dealer

  • …times from the high performance tire test was 29.9 seconds with a .93 G average skid pad g-force. The tire with the slowest lap times from the high performance tire test was 30.41 seconds with a .90 G average skid pad g-force. If you are at the track, you are there to win.. Why not get the best set…

  • Watch the new One Lap of America video!

  • …some of America's most challenging tracks. Both the start and finish lines of One Lap of America are at Tire Rack, marked by exciting Wet and Dry Skid Pad Shootouts. It proves to be a lot of excitement for our test track, and this year was no exception. You'll want to check out the video for proof:

  • One Lap of America starts today!

  • …Rack One Lap of America. Cars are continually arriving for registration, and we couldn't be more excited to kick things off at 5pm with a Wet Skid Pad Shootout—just one of many events that some of the fastest street legal cars will participate in over the next 8 days across the entire country.…

  • Looking for a new, sporty all-season tire for an SUV?

  • …for your light truck or SUV. I recently tested this tire on our test track using our Porsche Cayennes and let me tell you...this thing stuck! It provided great traction around our skid pad and excellent stopping power. And while you're at it, why not throw a new set of Mamba M-2 rims on your ride!

  • Salute the General!

  • …created some level of road noise, the General was the quietest. On our wet test track, the AltiMAX RT inspired more confidence coming around the skid pad and through the slalom. It also did a good job braking on the wet track. I was feeling a little aggressive and decided to wait a little longer to…

  • A Fantastic Autocross Tire -- the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

  • …at our recent test of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11. In the tests I recently participated in, we installed the tire on our BMW 328 coupes for wet skid pad exercises, as well as on a mix of highway and back roads for a better "real world" experience. Read about our testing process here. The…

  • BMW Driving School: what a blast!

  • …instructors were impressed by the amount of grip they provided (even once "broken in"). The Dunlops were very predictable on the wet skid pad, and exceptional on the small road course on site, and garnered some glowing reviews from all. Check out our test results at the link below and see…

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