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Bare minimum tread depth

Old 09-02-2017, 03:10 PM
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What would you guys say is the bare minimum tread depth for tires when going to a race? 8/10, 7/10, 6/10???
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depends on the race.
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If you're running appropriate slicks, none.
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A race? Zero is best. Tread is for dealing with water and dirt, which shouldn't be on a track. The only exceptions would be off-road racing or rain tires.
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