Toyo introduces Proxes R888 racing tire

June 21, 2007

Toyo Tire (U.S.A.) Corp. has rolled out its Proxes R888 R-compound D.O.T.-approved racing tire. It will be avaiable in mainstream 17- through 19-inch sizes this summer.

The tire's tread design delivers continuous center contact and its semi-slick shoulder areas maintain large surface contact, according to Toyo officials.

It also contains a rounded shoulder and a unidirectional V-shaped tread.

Additional sizes will be released through spring of 2008.