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      10-06-2009, 07:50 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
Where is the test that shaves a tire so much that there is not enough tread life left to even finish the session? I don't think that test ends up getting run very often and if so only by a big accident.
Our fastest tire setup was always the new shaved to 2/32's(minimum tread depth by the rules) that we used for qualifying or a short race where the tires would still be quick and not be corded before the end of the race.If started on 4/32 with a few heat cycles on it became quicker as the tread disapeared with our fastest laps usually at race end ,but remember this is a single session with no further heat cycling.

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