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      03-07-2012, 07:22 PM   #1
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Wet, Cold, Autocross... with Winter Tires?

Low 36F, High 42F, 5-10mm of rain. How bad would it be to AutoX with Winter Tires instead of Summers?
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      03-08-2012, 12:13 PM   #2
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Your winter tires aren't meant to be pushed like that in the corners. You'll have a better chance of getting grip from the high-performance tires if it's around 40 degrees than the snows.
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I actually just had an autocross event with temps being low 40s with rain and I was on Michelin PA3 snows. They gripped better than I thought! Sat in some others' cars with summers on and it felt like they were slipping more than I was.

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