[VIDEO] Slow Motion Drag Racing Shows Just How Much Abuse Those Tires Go Through

Everyone’s seen some really incredible looking slow motion footage of a race at breakneck speeds or a launch that sound like it’ll rip your ears off. However, of all the things to pay attention to when a drag racer is taking off from the line, have you ever looked at the wheels in slow motion? Look at what the balance between traction and give those slicks have to live within. Check out how much it forces the entire tire to wrinkle and buckle. You can even see the suspension tweak in ways that look like it’ll rip the whole car apart.

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