Track side Tire Management

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    Mike Lemmon

    Hey There:
    I wanted to get input on how best to manage my tires at the track.

    Could someone share their race / track day tire management process that they have had good luck with?

    I have just ordered a memory tire pyrometer, so I’m looking to use Tire Pressures and Temperatures to maximize for tire life and grip.

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    Mike Lemmon
    289 260 8525

    Dave Osborne

    Hi Mike,

    Obviously keeping a constant check on tire pressure is good for them and good for even grip. The manufacturer of a competition tire will do endless testing to determine the best all round hot pressure range. Your tire dealer should be able to help you with that information.

    At all of our events we have Brad Shimbashi at Braidan Tire in residence and I’m sure he’d be happy to give you guidance. You can contact Brad off season at his cell number, which you will find on the back page of Provinz Magazine.

    Have fun!

    Mike Lemmon

    Hey Dave:
    Thanks for the response, I will follow up with Brad.

    Thanks again…hope you are having a great off season .. I can’t wait to be back .. On Track

    Kathleen Wong

    Hi Mike,

    Braidan Tire is hosting a UCR Tech Session at its Markham store on Saturday March 24 @11am-2pm. I know quite a few members, who have registered for the event, are interested in track side tire management.

    Braidan Tire will host a pasta lunch during the tech session. Please check out the details below if you are interested. Advance registration is required at

    Tech Session

    Kathleen Wong
    Porsche Club of America – Upper Canada Region

    Mike Lemmon

    Hey Kathleen:
    Thanks, I’m already registered for the session at Braiden Tire, spoke with Marcello at the car show and look forward to their support for the upcoming track season.

    Thanks again.

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