SEMA 2016: Mickey Thompson Helps You Get A Grip

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Anyone into automobiles and motorsports knows Mickey Thompson means business when it comes to traction.  Be it offroad, street, or track, they have a way to help your hotrod put power to the ground.  For 2017 they will offer new sizes in their popular ET Street R bias and radial tires, as well as the ET Street S/S line.

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For further information on the ET Street S/S line, we go to the official press releases from Mickey Thompson:

Official Release: 

MICKEY THOMPSON ADDS THREE SIZES TO ET STREET S/S LINE

 Stow, Ohio – The popular ET Street S/S product line from Mickey Thompson will be expanded in the first quarter of 2017 to include three additional sizes – P305/45R17, P275/45R18 and P285/35R19.

“The ET Street S/S is a truly incredible street performance tire that’s ready for the drag strip on the weekend,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “These new sizes have been specially designed for high-horsepower demands of late model vehicles. They handle confidently on the street and really perform at the strip.”

The ET Street S/S combines the popular Mickey Thompson R2 drag tire compound with polyester-ply, steel belted, tubeless radial construction to deliver dry traction performance and reliability.

Knowing that some enthusiasts wanted more size options in the ET Street R line, Mickey Thompson added new sizes for the R radial:

 MICKEY THOMPSON INTRODUCES FIVE NEW ET STREET R SIZES

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Stow, Ohio – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has expanded its ET Street R product line with the addition of five new sizes – P205/50R15, P275/60R15, P295/65R15, P275/40R17 and P325/35R18.

“The new sizes of the popular ET Street R are in high demand in the racing community,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “We’ve developed these new sizes using our record-setting ET Street Radial Pro technology for the drag strip.”

Scheduled for availability the first quarter of 2017, the new ET Street R sizes feature proven race compounds for incredible traction. The minimal tread void design of the DOT-approved ET Street R is perfect for high-powered applications. Not wanting to leave the bias-ply customers out, Mickey Thompson added a new size in the ET Street R bias-ply line:

MICKEY THOMPSON INTRODUCES 17-INCH BIAS ET STREET R

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Stow, Ohio – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels will soon expand its popular ET Street R product line with the addition of a new bias size – 28X11.50-17LT.

“The 17-inch bias ET Street R has been in high demand,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “We’ve developed this new size to meet the unique needs of enthusiasts who compete with late model manual transmission race cars.”

Scheduled for availability the first quarter of 2017, the new ET Street R bias size features proven race compounds for incredible traction. The DOT-approved ET Street R is perfect for high-powered applications.

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At just 5-years old, it was an ’85 IROC-Z Camaro that ignited the fuel that sparked the life-long passion of GM hardware for Michael. Being a huge fan of late-model muscle in general, the LS-powered 4th-generation Firebirds truly capture Michael’s heart.
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