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Old 01-21-2021, 04:32 PM
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Where is Todd Reid when you need him? He ran 8 year old R888's on his Lotus at the Turkey bowl.
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This is a bit of a non-sequitur, but for those of us competing in the HPDE national championship, it's harder and harder every year to justify r-comps over street tires. The current crop of street tires are SO good. I have lots of laps on RE-71Rs and Hankook Vwhatevers. They're better/faster than some race tires I've run in years past (Nitto NT-01, Maxxis Victra RC-1, older RA-1, V710, etc.).
Agreed, the Potenza RE-71R is faster than a Toyo RR tire on a SpecE46 car.
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Where is Todd Reid when you need him? He ran 8 year old R888's on his Lotus at the Turkey bowl.
Yeah, I would say that most of rules don't apply to Todd, I think some of his luck with driving around equipment issues final bit him a few years back with that bad wreck of his old NASA Probe GT.

I had Todd in the right seat years ago for a weekend, he's a really good teacher.
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Old 01-21-2021, 06:43 PM
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Street tires aren't street tires anymore. They are r comps with 200TW stamped on them.
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He ran 8 year old R888's on his Lotus at the Turkey bowl.
and I still couldn't catch him...
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