Originally Posted by apecush
Good luck trying to prove that the tire shredded due to a manufacturing defect. I think once you are on track, all bets are off - if you are going to push a car like that, you'd better expect equipment failures, and be willing to live with the consequences.
Its a slick tire, its a track tire.
Either way, its a scary event. Its actually something that crosses my mind at the Glen sometimes.