This is how drag racing tires are made - From begining to end
Drag racing slicks are some of the most punished tires in all of racing. They can be required to shoot from a standstill to over 300mph in just a matter of seconds as one of the key elements to success.
From the steel bands to the bead to the tread, everything has to be done perfectly to ensure that the tire work properly and stand up to the elements.
Check out the video below to learn more about how the tires are constructed. This is why tires have the tendency to get so expensive!