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How Hot Are Your Slicks? Race Tire Infrared Images



How Hot Are Your Slicks? Race Tire Infrared Images

Found this image at Bracket Talk in a post by Azzato Custom Chips
It was taken with a FLIR Systems infrared camera

Purple is cold, red/yellow is hot.

What do you think you could learn from this image? Best tire psi? Best rim width?...

The stock car guys could even learn more.

I need to sweet talk an insulation contractor into coming to the track and taking some photos.

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