Shop Talk Series — Tires 101
• What are the markings on the tire, and what do they mean?
• What are the tread wear ratings, and what does a DOT tire mean?
• What are the current “best” tires in each category for track use or combined track & street use?
• How much difference does a softer tire make?
• What are the optimal tire pressures for track use? For street use?
• How do we manage tire pressures at the track?
• What do tire pressures tell us about our car?
• What do tire temperatures tell us about our car?