Nankang AR-1


Nankang AR-1 

DOT Competition Tire 100 treadwear

Tire Shaving  / Heat Cycling – available

*** Nankang AR-1 Specs ***

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225/45ZR15 sold out – stay tuned!

335/30ZR18 sold out – approx ETA 8/6

235/40ZR17 245/40ZR17  275/35ZR18 sold out – no ETA as yet – consider the CR-1 as an alternative!

245/40ZR18  255/35ZR18 sold out – no ETA as yet

***Check out the Nankang CR-1 here!***

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New sizes now in stock!

335/30ZR18, 325/30ZR19, 325/30ZR21



Nankang AR-1

DOT Competition Tire

175/50R13, 185/60R13, 185/60R14, 195/50R15 - perfect for Vintage / Historic Racing!

Also for Vintage we have the 205/60R13 and 235/45R13

*** Nankang AR-1 Specs ***

  • Special inner angled pattern design to improve performance in wet track conditions.
  • Special bevel pattern design for improved tire stiffness.
  • Large block at tire shoulder for improved tire stiffness and traction on curved roads.
  • Wide center ribs for improved steering performance and precision.
  • Optimized tread with wider contact patch for the best stability at high speed driving.
  • Unique semi-slick compound shorter tire warming time which speeds up tires in reaching effective working temperature and improves gripping performance.

Set up tech tips

Optimum operating window 160F degrees to 220F degrees

Optimum camber settings between  -1.0 to -3.0 degrees

HOT Pressure settings - 

Just a guide - precise pressures should be decided by driving style, ambient temps and car set up

23 - 27.5 psi  for cars  less than 1760 lbs 

24 - 32 psi   for cars 1760 lbs - 2200 lbs 

27.5 - 37 psi for cars 2200 lbs - 3080 lbs

34 - 42 psi  for cars over 3080 lbs


PTS offers Tire Shaving starting at $30 per tire

We also offer Heat Cycling - Have your competition tires heat cycled today and be race ready!

*Caution: The Nankang AR-1 is recommended for competition events only.

 Allow an extra day for shaving or heat-cycling.

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