Race season is in full swing across the US. Ever wondered what tires are used by racers? Let’s take a look at a few of the different tires used in different types of racing.
NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series is undoubtedly the most popular racing series in the United States. The Stock Cars wear Goodyear Eagle racing slicks. At 11.5 inches wide, and fitting a 16 inch wheel, these tires are designed to heat up quickly, and provide grip through 190 mph superspeedway corners. A NASCAR infographic lists the price per tire at $389, but they are worn out after 150 miles. The closest comparable tire is the Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar. They may cost … Read the rest