200-treadwear tire test | Continental ExtremeContact Force vs. Falken Azenis RT660 vs. Hankook Ventus R-S4

Andy
By Andy Hollis
Oct 30, 2021 | Tire Test, tires, 200tw | Posted in Tires & Wheels , Features | Never miss an article

Photography Credit: Chris Tropea, Andy Hollis (tire insert)

Quick, consistent, durable. When it comes to motorsports tires, you can’t have all three. 

One-lap-wonder qualifying tires are great for delivering ultimate pace, but they struggle to do so for very long. Back off on the speed a little, and you’ll get more fast laps.&nbs…

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Javelin (Forum Supporter)
Javelin (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/27/21 11:04 a.m.

Excellent! I look forward to burning off my set of RT660's and RS-4's on the last 2 track days in a couple weeks and getting the ContiHoosiers for next season's TT's. The immediate grip from cold is a major plus up here in the Pacific Northwest, especially for those early-season spring races.

ross2004
ross2004 Reader
10/27/21 11:10 a.m.

"Further, we’re told that more sizes for the new tire are on the way for 2022, including a 245/40R15"

Nice!

Shaun
Shaun GRM+ Memberand Dork
10/27/21 7:49 p.m.

Is it a given that the Falkens will not last with the other two tires in the test?

 

I re-read it and der the Falkens were already worn...

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