Originally Posted by Martinmaxx
Since the overal diameter is bigger, the contact patch is also bigger (longitudinaly). The curvature of the taller wheel is flatter, and therefore, puts more rubber on the ground at once. That is why dragsters have not only wider but also taller wheels on the traction axle... (to maximize traction)......and 265/35 18.
Is there any benefit of having smaller diamater tire at front axle?