Track and competition tires are designed for racing enthusiasts to maximize performance on racetracks, while some are also suitable for street use. These tires are not meant for winter driving. Using slick type tread designs and specialized rubber compounds, competition tires are build for ultimate acceleration and cornering, but have modest wet capability and short tread wear life.
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Nitto NT555R is a D.O.T.-compliant competition drag radial designed with additional flexibility for the weekend drag racer. Nitto NT555R combines a high-grip compound and semi-racing construction to provide increased traction at the starting line. The NT555R is the drag radial for the street or strip. The overall construction has been modified to improve launch performance. Nitto NT555R was designed to achieve a balance between maximum dry performance and occasional street use. Semi-radial construction combined with a unique reinforced package helps provide stability at high track speeds. The tread compound is formulated to achieve a balance between tread wear and drag strip performance, allowing for the weekend racer to drive to the track, compete, and drive back home on the same set of rear tires.