Originally Posted by smmmurf
I've run the R888's on a Spec Miata as the above poster noted. The R888 is not a great tire unless it's perfectly dialed. It is slower than the RA1 unless you have the setup (temps, camber) perfect, and even then there are better R-compounds to try with easier setup parameters ie RA1, NT01, BFG R1, Hoosier R (aka Conti Extreme Contact Race scrubs).
I am glad you chimed in. The younger/newer guys need to hear the experience from the veteran track/race guys more often.