Originally Posted by Purple Derple
Yes street tires will burn up before r-comps, and they will come back faster than r-comps too. But don't you think it is a useful skill to learn, to look after the tires, on a tire where it happens more easily and is more easily felt and controlled?
Am I wrong about this thread? Is the focus here about learning the most or is it about the ultimate HPDE speed setup?
+1, beginners should learn on good street tires before going R-comp. It has a level of safety that is useful for beginners. There are also many street tire options that are close to R-comp performance that one can use.