|This is a
Dunlop Racing 'Green Spot' tyre from the above car, an Austin Mini Cooper S 999cc.
The tyre completed a warming up
lap, a slowing down lap, and 20 laps of racing, from brand new. A total of 58.3
miles around Brands Hatch Circuit, in England.
top of the tyre was originally flat with both sides having a sharp angle.
The right shoulder has been completely 'rounded off.' by
the car travelling sideways, to slow down, without using the brakes. This is the fastest
way through a corner.
The centre tread is worn mainly in accelerating out of