Mickey Thompson Releases Sportsman S/R Skinny Front Radial Tire

New from Mickey Thompson – the Sportsman S/R skinny front radial. This tough lightweight tire allows easier launches and quicker ETs at the track. See more details below.

Official Release:

Drivers of high-horsepower late-model street cars can have a true drag race look and performance with the recently expanded Sportsman S/R front radial tire line from Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels.

The skinny front tire solution for today’s heavy muscle cars, the Sportsman S/R front radial is now available in a 28X6.00R18LT size that carries up to 1,650 pounds per tire at 95 psi. Rated at load range F and approved for 4- to 5-inch-wide wheels, the tire pairs well with Mickey Thompson’s ET Street S/S & ET Street R (radial) rear tire lines for a top street performance combination.

Particularly suited for modern high-performance street cars, the Sportsman S/R radial also offers decreased weight for easier launches and quicker ETs at the track.

“Featuring a unique flamed tread pattern while providing a classic skinny tire appearance, the Sportsman S/R radial is a must-have for hot rodders and racers alike,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Mickey Thompson.

Features:

  • Carries up to 1,650 pounds per tire at 95 psi
  • Rated at load range F and approved for 4- to 5-inch-wide wheels
  • Offers decreased weight for easier launches and quicker ETs

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Chris McWilliams

Chris McWilliams grew up watching his dad race go-karts around his Southern Indiana home and started racing junior dragsters when he was 10 years old. Chris drove a UMP Mini Stock for two seasons until he totaled his racecar in an accident at Western Kentucky Speedway. He is currently a college student at Oakland City University working on a degree to pay the bills for his dirt racing addiction.
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