Track & Competition Tires

Track / Competition
  • KUMHO® - ECSTA V720
    KUMHO®ECSTA V720
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    # 100746209
    ECSTA V720 Tires by KUMHO®. Season: Summer. Type: Track / Competition. The Ecsta V720 was bred for autocross and domesticated for civil society. It offers heart-pounding performance on dry pavement, cool confidence on wet, and an...
    Solid center rib maintains high-speed stability for precision control under duress.Wide, optimized outside blocks deliver excellent grip around corners and exceptionally stable dry handling.
    $264.11 - $510.59
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • NEXEN® - N FERA SUR4G
    NEXEN®N FERA SUR4G
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    # 1908216666
    N FERA SUR4G Tires by NEXEN®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Two wide linear grooves and two diagonal grooves deliver high drainage performance enhancing driving performance on wet roads Three wide ribs in the...
    Optimized tread pattern designDurable, damage-resistant construction
    $448.00
    In Stock (11) - Ships within 24 hrs
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT CUP 2 ZP (RUN FLAT)
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT CUP 2 ZP (RUN FLAT)
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    # 84221080
    PILOT SPORT CUP 2 ZP (RUN FLAT) Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition, Run Flat. Make the most out of your sports car with the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2, a tire designed for the track and...
    Race-inspired design to provide faster circuit timesAdvanced Bi-Compound technology to ensure precision steering and excellent dry traction on tight corners
    $587.89
    In Stock (9) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO TROFEO R (RUN FLAT)
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO TROFEO R (RUN FLAT)
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    # 35241607
    P ZERO TROFEO R (RUN FLAT) Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition, Run Flat. Developed for racetrack use on dry asphalt, these tires deliver even greater, more consistent performance - on the...
    Inner area and longitudinal grooves respond to the critical issues of wet surfaces and aquaplaning.Wide central ribs reduce the stress of accelerating/braking and deliver precise trajectories.
    $330.07 - $451.50
    In Stock (8) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
  • GOODYEAR TIRES® - EAGLE F1 SUPERCAR 3R
    GOODYEAR TIRES®EAGLE F1 SUPERCAR 3R
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    # 967458165
    EAGLE F1 SUPERCAR 3R Tires by GOODYEAR TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. A track-ready tire providing superior grip and control in dry conditions.
    Racing-derived tread compound helps to deliver superior performance in dry and damp conditions and provides consistent lap times.Asymmetric tread design with large and aggressive pattern ribs helps to provide phenomenal grip and precise steering response.
    $475.33
    In Stock (11) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
  • KUMHO® - ECSTA V70A
    KUMHO®ECSTA V70A
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    # 469645
    ECSTA V70A Tires by KUMHO®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. The Kumho Ecsta V70A is a new DOT approved race tire that is perfect for circuit racing, as well as sprint and hill climb events. Because of its...
    Perfect for circuit racing, sprint and hill climbing.Designed to help you get the best results on tarmac rally stages.
    $229.49
    In Stock (12) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
  • TOYO TIRES® - PROXES R888R
    TOYO TIRES®PROXES R888R
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    # 388620837
    PROXES R888R Tires by TOYO TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. The Proxes R888R is the Toyo Tires’ new competition radial that has been developed to provide highly competitive dry handling capabilities with...
    High Grip Race CompoundLarge Tread Blocks
    $153.58 - $607.33
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT CUP 2
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT CUP 2
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    # 33209815
    PILOT SPORT CUP 2 Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Make the most out of your sports car with the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2, a tire designed for the track and approved for on-road use!...
    Race-inspired design to provide faster circuit timesAdvanced Bi-Compound technology to ensure precision steering and excellent dry traction on tight corners
    $382.40 - $778.25
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • TOYO TIRES® - PROXES RR
    TOYO TIRES®PROXES RR
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    # 18560768
    PROXES RR Tires by TOYO TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Competitions Only tire developed for driving enthusiasts who compete in road racing and track attack events where high levels of grip in dry...
    Racing tread compound increases grip and improves lap timesReinforced sidewall and high-modulus bead filler provide excellent steering response and feedback
    $220.58 - $480.57
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • NITTO® - NT05
    NITTO®NT05
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    # 453876
    NT05 Tires by NITTO®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. This is a max performance tire that was developed through extensive computer simulation modeling and on-track testing. These rigorous development procedures...
    Dry PerformancePredictable Cornering
    $125.00 - $477.00
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • NITTO® - NT01
    NITTO®NT01
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    # 443880
    NT01 Tires by NITTO®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. This car tire is a DOT-compliant dry competition radial designed with the weekend road racer in mind. The compound was developed to provide the best balance...
    ConsistencyCompetition Performance
    $170.00 - $551.00
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT CUP 2 CONNECT (240)
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT CUP 2 CONNECT (240)
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    # 2941098925
    PILOT SPORT CUP 2 CONNECT (240) Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Make the most out of your sports car with the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 connect (240), a tire designed for the track and...
    Race-inspired design to provide faster circuit timesAdvanced Bi-Compound technology to ensure precision steering and excellent dry traction on tight corners
    $284.41 - $921.93
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R CONNECT
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R CONNECT
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    # 5586870584
    PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R CONNECT Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Engineered for ultra-high performance sports vehicles, the MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport Cup 2 R CONNECT track tire is the Ultimate...
    Race-inspired design to provide faster circuit timesAdvanced Bi-Compound technology to ensure precision steering and excellent dry traction on tight corners
    $395.27 - $831.00
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R
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    # 3029087514
    PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Engineered for ultra-high performance sports vehicles, the MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport Cup 2 R track tire is the Ultimate lap time...
    Race-inspired design to provide faster circuit timesAdvanced Bi-Compound technology to ensure precision steering and excellent dry traction on tight corners
    $505.13 - $934.34
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO CORSA SYSTEM ASIMMETRICO
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO CORSA SYSTEM ASIMMETRICO
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    # 15313642
    P ZERO CORSA SYSTEM ASIMMETRICO Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. The Pirelli P ZERO™ CORSA SYSTEM concept combines directional (front axle fitment) and asymmetric (rear axle fitment or...
    Give you high performance in hot summer conditionsOffer excellent grip and superior handling on dry or wet roads
    $316.10 - $875.48
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO CORSA PZC4
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO CORSA PZC4
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    # 197887281
    P ZERO CORSA PZC4 Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. The Pirelli P ZERO Corsa is designed to bring the best of motorsport technology both on the road and track. Developed in association with...
    Customized Outer Tread DesignCustomized Inner Tread Design
    $460.40 - $1,718.26
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO CORSA SYSTEM ASIMMETRICO 2
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO CORSA SYSTEM ASIMMETRICO 2
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    # 665807332
    P ZERO CORSA SYSTEM ASIMMETRICO 2 Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. The Pirelli P ZERO™ CORSA SYSTEM concept combines directional (front axle fitment) and asymmetric (rear axle fitment or...
    Give you high performance in hot summer conditionsOffer excellent grip and superior handling on dry or wet roads
    $487.92 - $1,597.32
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • MICHELIN TIRES® - PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R ZP (RUN FLAT)
    MICHELIN TIRES®PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R ZP (RUN FLAT)
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    # 5586867694
    PILOT SPORT CUP 2 R ZP (RUN FLAT) Tires by MICHELIN TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition, Run Flat. Engineered for ultra-high performance sports vehicles, the MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport Cup 2 R track tire is the...
    Race-inspired design to provide faster circuit timesAdvanced Bi-Compound technology to ensure precision steering and excellent dry traction on tight corners
    $569.30 - $762.82
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • PIRELLI TIRES® - P ZERO TROFEO R
    PIRELLI TIRES®P ZERO TROFEO R
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    # 2706494996
    P ZERO TROFEO R Tires by PIRELLI TIRES®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Developed for racetrack use on dry asphalt, these tires deliver even greater, more consistent performance - on the occasion of Track Days -...
    Inner area and longitudinal grooves respond to the critical issues of wet surfaces and aquaplaning.Wide central ribs reduce the stress of accelerating/braking and deliver precise trajectories.
    $133.37 - $1,032.02
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • ZESTINO® - GREDGE 07RS
    ZESTINO®GREDGE 07RS
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    # 4861290224
    GREDGE 07RS Tires by ZESTINO®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Zestino tires are an excellent choice for veteran motorsports riders and amateur high-speed riders alike. They’re made from first-quality materials...
    Perfect way to dress up your wheels to beat the competitionEngineered for those wild at heart
    $106.75 - $157.09
    Varies - Depends on Product Options
  • COKER® - PHOENIX FRONT DRAG RUNNER
    COKER®PHOENIX FRONT DRAG RUNNER
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    # 1727796900
    PHOENIX FRONT DRAG RUNNER Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Coming from 40 years of drag tire history, Coker Tire Company's performance brand, Phoenix Race Tires offers a wide variety...
    Standard Bias Ply and Radial Slicks AvailableCompounds For Various Applications Including Our Soft F31, Medium F9 And Medium/Hard F14
    $210.38 - $224.19
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - PHOENIX FRONT RUNNER
    COKER®PHOENIX FRONT RUNNER
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    # 1727814081
    PHOENIX FRONT RUNNER Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Coming from 40 years of drag tire history, Coker Tire Company's performance brand, Phoenix Race Tires offers a wide variety of...
    Standard Bias Ply and Radial Slicks AvailableCompounds For Various Applications Including Our Soft F31, Medium F9 And Medium/Hard F14
    $224.19
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - M&H RACEMASTER FRONT RUNNER
    COKER®M&H RACEMASTER FRONT RUNNER
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    # 1726126908
    M&H RACEMASTER FRONT RUNNER Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Choose these trendy tires and hit the road with the style and comfort they provide! Thanks to a tall sidewall and a...
    Unbeatable in quality and incomparable in valueStandard bias ply and radial slicks available
    $225.25 - $294.31
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - M&H RACEMASTER DRAG SLICK
    COKER®M&H RACEMASTER DRAG SLICK
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    # 1726126912
    M&H RACEMASTER DRAG SLICK Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Choose these trendy tires and hit the road with the style and comfort they provide! Thanks to a tall sidewall and a stylish,...
    Unbeatable in quality and incomparable in valueStandard bias ply and radial slicks available
    $248.63 - $499.38
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - PHOENIX REAR SLICK
    COKER®PHOENIX REAR SLICK
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    # 1727814353
    PHOENIX REAR SLICK Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Coming from 40 years of drag tire history, Coker Tire Company's performance brand, Phoenix Race Tires offers a wide variety of...
    Standard Bias Ply and Radial Slicks AvailableCompounds For Various Applications Including Our Soft F31, Medium F9 And Medium/Hard F14
    $257.13 - $478.13
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - PHOENIX 3/4 INCH WHITEWALL
    COKER®PHOENIX 3/4 INCH WHITEWALL
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    # 1727814466
    PHOENIX 3/4 INCH WHITEWALL Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Coming from 40 years of drag tire history, Coker Tire Company's performance brand, Phoenix Race Tires offers a wide variety...
    Standard Bias Ply and Radial Slicks AvailableCompounds For Various Applications Including Our Soft F31, Medium F9 And Medium/Hard F14
    $272.00
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - M&H RACEMASTER MUSCLE CAR DRAG RACE
    COKER®M&H RACEMASTER MUSCLE CAR DRAG RACE
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    # 1726126917
    M&H RACEMASTER MUSCLE CAR DRAG RACE Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Choose these trendy tires and hit the road with the style and comfort they provide! Thanks to a tall sidewall and...
    Unbeatable in quality and incomparable in valueStandard bias ply and radial slicks available
    $277.31 - $371.88
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - M&H RACEMASTER RADIAL FRONT RUNNER
    COKER®M&H RACEMASTER RADIAL FRONT RUNNER
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    # 1726126913
    M&H RACEMASTER RADIAL FRONT RUNNER Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Choose these trendy tires and hit the road with the style and comfort they provide! Thanks to a tall sidewall and a...
    Unbeatable in quality and incomparable in valueStandard bias ply and radial slicks available
    $286.88 - $345.31
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - M&H RACEMASTER MUSCLE CAR DRAG
    COKER®M&H RACEMASTER MUSCLE CAR DRAG
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    # 1726360380
    M&H RACEMASTER MUSCLE CAR DRAG Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Choose these trendy tires and hit the road with the style and comfort they provide! Thanks to a tall sidewall and a...
    Unbeatable in quality and incomparable in valueStandard bias ply and radial slicks available
    $303.88 - $320.88
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
  • COKER® - M&H RACEMASTER CHEATER SLICK
    COKER®M&H RACEMASTER CHEATER SLICK
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    # 1726126909
    M&H RACEMASTER CHEATER SLICK Tires by COKER®. Season: Summer. Type: Classic / Muscle / Retro, Track / Competition. Choose these trendy tires and hit the road with the style and comfort they provide! Thanks to a tall sidewall and a...
    Unbeatable in quality and incomparable in valueStandard bias ply and radial slicks available
    $313.44 - $420.75
    OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice




A tire’s primary function is to provide traction so the vehicle can respond to inputs from the driver and accelerate, turn, and stop accordingly. Nowhere is this task more difficult to successfully achieve than on the racetrack. You can spend a fortune making a massive amount of horsepower, tuning suspension and upgrading brakes, but it won’t get you any trophies if your tires don’t grip. Whether you get your thrills launching hard at the drag strip, carving corners on a road course, dodging cones in autocross, or drifting through the turns, we have the tires to get you in the winner’s circle.

Unlike passenger car tires that must have tread for bite on ice and snow, and grooves to channel water on wet roads to prevent hydroplaning, “slicks”, the most extreme form of competition tires, have no tread or grooving. Drag races and most road races are held on dry, smooth concrete or asphalt tracks, and to get the best traction on these surfaces you need maximum rubber contact. Tread not only isn’t necessary under such conditions, it’s actually detrimental to optimal grip. But slicks are much more than tires without tread, their superior adhesion is also derived from a softer rubber compound.

Rubber compound has as much to do with traction as tread design even on a street tire. In fact, winter/snow tires are made with rubber that stays pliable at low temperatures for better grip on ice and snow. But softer tires also wear faster, which reduces tread life. Since drivers want tires that last long as well as traction, tire engineers have to strike a balance between traction and tire life when designing passenger car tires. However, when winning is the goal, racing tires must have the rubber compound that provides maximum traction, and short tire life doesn’t matter. Racing teams at the professional level go through numerous tires during an event. NASCAR teams may use as many as 10 sets of tires during a race, and the tires on NHRA top fuel dragsters and funny cars last only a few runs.

Racing slicks are designed to be stickiest within a narrow, elevated temperature range. They are routinely covered to keep them warm before an event, and drag racers do burnouts and road racers zig-zag during warmup laps to heat up the tires. Racing slicks are specifically designed for each type of racing and even for particular tracks. Bias ply slicks for drag racing have sidewalls that are not as rigid so they can flex. These “wrinkle walls” absorb some of the shock when the car is launched, preventing the tires from breaking traction so the car can launch harder. However, such tires would be dangerous trying to turn a corner at speed. Racing slicks designed for road courses and circle tracks have the sidewall strength to maintain vehicle stability and handling precision in turns.

Full slicks are the best setup for pure racing cars that never see the street, but what if you occasionally take your high-performance street car to the track or want to wow the crowd at the drive-in now and then with your track car? DOT (Department of Transportation) tires, sometimes called street slicks, are the answer. They have a minimal amount of tread, just enough to be DOT approved for street use, and although the rubber compound on DOT tires may not be as soft as an all-out racing slick, they’re still stickier than the most extreme performance summer tires, so you’ll have plenty of grip. DOT tires come in bias ply versions for drag racing and drag radials, plus there are DOT track tires designed for use in road racing and autocross.

Like their full race cousins, bias ply DOT tires are great for straight-line racing but don’t have the sidewall strength for regular cornering. Drag radials have stronger sidewalls and are the better choice if you want to be able to drive back and forth to the strip and leave hard at the Christmas tree, but they’re still designed primarily for drag racing. There are DOT tires designed for road racing and autocross, and some DOT tires excel at all 3 forms of competition. Nevertheless, even though DOT tires are street legal, it doesn’t mean they can handle regular street use. The minimal amount of tread and shallow tread depth aren’t sufficient to expel water from under the tires in the rain, and the soft rubber compound ensures that they won’t last very long.

If you’re looking for sticky tires for track days that are also genuinely streetable, summer performance tires may be a better choice. Summer performance tires also have minimal tread to present as much rubber to the driving surface as possible, but they have much more tread than DOT tires and it’s specially designed for safe driving, even in the rain. The grooves are shallow, but optimized to expel water and prevent hydroplaning on wet summer roads. And although the wear rate ultimately depends on how hard you use them, you should experience longer tire life with summer performance tires than DOT tires, even with the stickiest versions labeled “extreme performance”, “ultra high performance”, or “max performance”.

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TOYO TIRES® - PROXES R888R
Tires are super sticky, work well in rain, and have low noise. I love them.
Posted by Scott (Harrells, NC) / May 14, 20202017 Chevy Camaro
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