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      02-18-2011, 01:12 PM   #1
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Winter or Summer Tires for March Track Day in WA?

Hey Guys,
Just signed up for a track day in March at Pacific Raceways in Auburn, WA. I currently have my winter wheels/tires on (17" w/ MICHELIN PRIMACY ALPIN PA3 ZP RUNFLAT). My only other set of wheels has summer tires on them (19" w/ CONTINENTAL CONTISPORTCONTACT 3 XL). Seeing as the average temp for around Seattle in March is 53, I'm not sure if I should leave my winter tires on, or switch over to the summer tires. What do you guys think?

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I'd start by checking the rules of the club you signed up with, most do not allow winter tires for track events.
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      02-19-2011, 08:55 AM   #3
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If it's above freezing, definitely run the summer tires. The winter tires will be destroyed after a couple sessions for sure.
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