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What width / profile tyres for track racing?

Old 03 December 2018, 05:39 PM
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Default What width / profile tyres for track racing?

Final point of call on the car is new rubber - at the moment ive got 4 mismatches on that wont do!

However I'm not 100% clued up on what is best r.e. tyres for track use. (will have to be semi slick at a max as dont have a trailer yet)

Do i want to stretch the tyre out (i.e low profile) or do i want a thicker profile ?

Do i want different profiles on front/back or all the same?

The rims are 17" x ?? width (will have to measure), but im assuming its around the 225 mark for the tyre

Any reccomendations? Currently looking at some Toyo Proxes but its a minefield out there

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Old 13 December 2018, 01:38 PM
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Old 13 December 2018, 02:30 PM
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Dont stretch tyres if your doing track work. Ideally you want tyres with a sturdy sidewall that can take the beating that tracks provide.
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From info given by other 'enthusiastic drivers' I believe the STi specified Bridgestone RE070 would suit perfectly...

Got some on my spare wheels



400 and you can take them all away I would even drive the 500m to your house and drop them off for FREE
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