Originally Posted by Oleg Babich
What about 100% pneumatic tyres without the sponge inserts?
I have just remembered that I have tried this at 2002 TC Euro Champ in Lostallo and even finished some hits with still inflated tires.
Some benefits are obvious: less weight and possibility of the inner pressure adjustment.
Of course it needs a completely new design for the tires structure for better result but this is possible even for current tires.
Sounds good. Given the speeds that can be achieved balanced wheels would be worth a look.
I was also thinking different diameter and width.
Re shocks maybe we need more complicated valving ie velocity sensitive pistons and nitrogen.