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Old 08-05-2008, 03:32 PM   #496
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Originally Posted by Jack Rimer View Post
From what I heard about the race in Portland, the foam tires had no bite on the nitro cars either and they, too, wore out prematurely. That is very unusual.
Obviously the track has a huge impact on what works and what doesn't. These tires were developed by testing at the Florida state series- all asphalt tracks. The fact that they work on carpet is an added bonus. Until someone tries greens at that track, I think it is premature to pass judgement on the tires' performance.
From what I saw some of the nitros worked and some didn't. They at least had the chance to run what ever tire they liked. I personally didn't think there was a wear problem with the tires. More of a side bite issue, When I get back to SIR I am gonna try adding camber but it will be a tough comparassion to the Portland track. SIR grip is insane.

Being more of a carpet racer, I an anxious to try them on the rug.

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