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Tire Siping and Its Importance to Dirt track Racing!!!

Tire Siping and Its Importance to Dirt track Racing!!!

 

 

Siping is also cutting the surface of the tire, but instead of creating a tread pattern, when you sipe a tire you are only cutting slits in the rubber. The slits may not look like much, but they serve multiple purposes. When the car first hits the track, the sipes help the tire heat up faster. But once the tire is up to temperature, the sipes will “open up” and then keep it from overheating and loosing traction. Sipes generally help improve traction but also will increase tire   wear, so how much you choose to sipe any tire will often become a balancing act between traction and durability.

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Fire Suit Safety!!!

 

Just So you know  you get roughly twice as much fire protection from an SFI-5 rated suit versus an SFI-1 rated suit? 

Now let me ask you this.  How many square inches of skin graft can you buy for $200???

The difference between surviving a fire in your race car is your firesuit. choose the right one correctly. This is based on budget, sizing and SFI Ratings.

All racers should be wearing at minimum, a double or triple layer fire suit at all times!!!!!