Race Engineering: Typical Race Tyre Temperature Ranges

Typical race tyre temperature ranges are in the table below.

Temp ℃ (℉)Grip LevelDegradation
< 60 (<140)LowLow
65 – 75 (149-158)MediumLow
85 – 90 (185-194)HighMedium
90 – 95 (194-203)Very HighHigh
> 100 (>212)Medium >  LowVery High
Baseline figures for expected grip and degradation for different tyre temperatures

Use this table as a baseline template that you can then reference and adjust when you get your own test data.

More tyre temperature information.

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