Slick tyres : Gear up for competition
Slick tyres are exclusively designed for competition. Use on road is strictly prohibited.
The tread of a slick tyre is completely slick for unrivalled grip on dry. Using them on wet roads is just sheer recklessness.
That is because with no grooves aquaplaning on wet roads happens immediately
There is a wide selection of slicks
- Avon Tech R / Tech RA
- Kumho Ecsta S700 / W700
- Hoosier A3S03 / R3S03
- Hoosier A3S04 / R3S04
- Hoosier A3S05 / R3S05
- Hoosier A6 / R6
- Toyo Proxes RR
Semi slick tyres : adapted for the road
There is an alternative to slicks if you are looking after performance driving on the road: semi-slicks. these are based on the design of slicks, except they feature some grooves.As a consequence, grip performance on dry roads is not as good as for slicks. But they ensure against the risk of aquaplaning. Semi-slick tyres are approved for the road to make the most of the vehicle capacity.
The semi slick tyres you can find out there are :