Andy Hollis
Andy Hollis
10/27/21 10:50 a.m.

Quick, consistent, durable. When it comes to motorsports tires, you can’t have all three. 

One-lap-wonder qualifying tires are great for delivering ultimate pace, but they struggle to do so for very long. Back off on the speed a little, and you’ll get more fast laps. 

Need the tire to last all day? Doable, but only at a further reduced pace. …

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Javelin (Forum Supporter)
Javelin (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/27/21 11:04 a.m.

Excellent! I look forward to burning off my set of RT660's and RS-4's on the last 2 track days in a couple weeks and getting the ContiHoosiers for next season's TT's. The immediate grip from cold is a major plus up here in the Pacific Northwest, especially for those early-season spring races.

ross2004
ross2004 Reader
10/27/21 11:10 a.m.

"Further, we’re told that more sizes for the new tire are on the way for 2022, including a 245/40R15"

Nice!

Shaun
Shaun Dork
10/27/21 7:49 p.m.

Is it a given that the Falkens will not last with the other two tires in the test?

 

I re-read it and der the Falkens were already worn...

wvumtnbkr
wvumtnbkr GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
4/2/22 2:38 p.m.

Anybody know when and if a 245 40 15 is gonna be available for the conti?

wvumtnbkr
wvumtnbkr GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
5/8/22 12:13 p.m.

Any update on the 245 15s?

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/11/22 2:14 p.m.

In reply to wvumtnbkr :

I'm asking. 

wvumtnbkr
wvumtnbkr GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
5/11/22 3:40 p.m.
David S. Wallens said:

In reply to wvumtnbkr :

I'm asking. 

Thank you very much!

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/11/22 5:04 p.m.

In reply to wvumtnbkr :

My source says possibly Q4.

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