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Re: btcc tyres

In a message dated 2/28/98 11:01:47 PM, dave.eaton@minedu.govt.nz writes:

>actually the btcc has only this year (1998) introduced a control tyre. 
>when audi was racing, there were no 'control' tyres.  tyre size and 
>width was reglated, that was all.  audi was supplied by dunlop, most 
>of the others by michelin.  audi has swapped to michelin this year 
>(after trialingit on piro's a4 fwd last year)...

Actually Durometer was also regulated, making the tires in essence control
tires.  The manuafacture could do anything they wanted with belts though and
some of the cars ran damn near bias ply tires.  (Honda and Volvo)


Eric Fletcher S.O.C.
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