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      07-10-2012, 01:21 PM   #56
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Originally Posted by bigjae1976 View Post
The Conti's are likely a cost saver for BMW. The PDC cars all have conti's on them. I asked about it and they said it was a cost issue since they spend over $1M/yr on tires. So they run the Conti's for the most part instead of the Michelins.



Agreed. The pilot cup is an R-Comp with some grooves they call tread to make it DOT legal. The PSS is no where near that.
However the grip level delta between the PSS and PSC is closer than ever, and the PSS has better grip at street temperatures, which is frankly quite amazing
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