Dunlop Race Tyre Compounds

Dunlop Race Tyre Compounds

Author: SuperUser Account/Monday, January 18, 2016/Categories: Technical Information

DUNLOP Motorsport produces the current range of race tyres in several compounds, ensuring the best performance for each application. Following is an explanation of each compound and its application, for each category of tyre:

SLICK TYRES

HARDNESS
COMPOUND
APPLICATION
SOFT
-
-
^
W02
Hillclimb and wet use for light cars
|
W08
Hillclimb and wet use for heavier cars
|
SS12/D12
Slick compound for lighter cars
|
D31
Soft sllick compound
v
D11/D21
Harder slick compound
HARD
-
-

 

TARMAC RALLY CARS

HARDNESS
COMPOUND
CIRCUIT APPLICATION
TARMAC RALLY APPLICATION
SOFT
-
-
-
^
S
Wet use and very light cars
Very light cars
|
M
Wet use and light cars
Most cars for sprint rally
|
R
Light cars/sprint
Most cars
v
H
General purpose
Heavy cars and endurance rally
HARD
-
-
-

 

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