First place in the slick track day tires comparative

The prestigious German magazine PS Magazine conducted a test of the leading brands and tires in the track segment at the demanding “Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya” in Spain.

After an eight-point analysis, Contitrack came out on top in five of the eight points, scoring 183 points out of a possible 230. Competitors received between 171 and 180 points.

Four professional riders faced off at the weekend track day utilizing on Honda CBR 1000 RR-R Fireblade SP with racing tires favored by “amateur” riders.  One bike was outfitted with Continental’s ContiTrack tires.

Tires were rated based on handling, precision, stability, grip, behavior at the limit, righting moment when braking, feedback, and lap times.

Riders lauded the performance of the ContiTarck after the test: “Best handling and highest precision within the track day slicks. This makes the Conti rider totally trust the feedback on the front wheel, which is really fun. (…) Overall, a great rubber for hobby racers, test victory in his group.”

After the eight-point analysis, Contitrack came out on top in five of the eight points, scoring 183 points out of a possible 230. Competitors received between 171 and 180 points.

Following the test, PS Magazine acknowledged that the ContiTrack was the winner and clearly the right choice for riders at track days.

The ContiTrack is was designed by Continental’s Korbach engineers with completely new compound variations, adapted to Super sport and Superbikes.  Different compound ratios (Soft/Soft and Medium/Medium) also ensure an optimal flexibility from standard supersport to modified superbikes. The ContiTrack’s feature ZeroDegree technology and are built with a new carcass construction for significantly greater braking stability, precise turn-in, and noticeably better corner exit traction.  Riders looking for sustainable performance together with higher durability have found this German-engineered and manufactured tire to be an exceptional choice for getting that extra performance when every second counts.

ContiTracks are track slicks and are not legal for street use. For this purpose, Continental offers the ContiRaceAttack 2 (Soft/Medium) or the ContiRaceAttack 2 Street.

Find the right size for your ride at the Continental Motorcycle Fitment Guide.