Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

How I drive: - Leave the line fast - On-ramps are drag strips - Move through traffic - Corner hard - Brake early for stops The OEM Firehawk GTs were capable tires, but they wore out in 24K. I had the Firehawk Indys installed on Christmas Eve and all I can say is...this tire is absolutely AMAZING on the 300S!!!So far, I have yet to hear these tires squeak or...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

I have roughly 5,000 miles on these tires over the course of 5 months, on all road types (excluding gravel). I love them.I drive extremely aggressively and they are the best tires I've put on my Camaro to date, far better than the factory Pirelli's. More grip both lateral and in a straight line, much better in wet/cold conditions, tough and resistant to road...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

I recently purchased these tires to replace my Continental DWs, and they are awesome. I drive on a lot of twisty backroads with wet patches and so far these tires have been excellent. I just did a 1,000 mile car rally with these and they performed flawlessly in the dry and wet and were quiet. On top of all that, they look really good with a nice round...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS80

After much research and debate as to whether or not I even needed snow tires (last winter was very mild and the year before the tires were old), I purchased a set and had them installed on a smaller sized rim. The day after I had them installed we received 8 of snow. Driving on country roads that had not been plowed would have been a nightmare on my...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval Indy 500

I finally have enough miles to write a review. These tires are overall very good. They are a little stiff when pumped up to 35 PSI. I usually run them 32 to 30 PSI. Being summer tires, they are noticeably stiffer in the winter until they warm up some. My main concern when buying tires is smooth ride and low noise. These tires are smooth enough and pretty...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

Wow. What a great tires! I was looking for my previous Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval AS replacement. These tires were extremely loud and uncomfortable. I also hated the cheap looking pattern. I decided to replace them with Pirelli P7 Cinturato and I could not be happier with my choice. Tires are so quiet that the only thing that I hear now is the wind at...  Read More

Looking For Closeouts and Specials? We've Got Them!

Since we stock a large amount of tires, we're uniquely positioned to take advantage of buying opportunities to bring you some amazing closeouts and specials. Let's take a look at a few offers our customers can find: 205/60R16 Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus tires are on special for $58.23. This tire is an Original Equipment tire used on the 2016 Mazda 3....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (W-Speed Rated)

Just put these on, other than some impact harshness (45 series) they're ---- impressive for the money, quiet and smooth. They balanced perfectly which is more than I can say for the OE Firestone Firehawk GT. I wanted the Eagle Sports but read reviews about balance/ride disturbance issues (typical Goodyear). Steering response off center is a but slow, but I'm...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

Had these for a couple thousand miles. More quiet than the stock Potenza S001 and probably just as grippy if not more in the dry. I was skeptical at first, due to the price, but have been very happy with them so far. They are an aggressive looking tire and I would say definitely perform the part. After about 20+ Autocross runs in them I have noted hardly any...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

My car is a 6spd manual and with my previous tires (Firestone Wide Oval Indy 500 & Pirelli P Zero) I could not go full throttle in 1st gear from a roll. With these tires I can roll into full throttle and it will stick ! Also, 0-60 times are on average .2 seconds faster repeatedly. I'm running the same 0-60 times on the street with these tires as I was on a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

I was looking for a decent tire for my daily driver that occasionally sees a track and canyons. I initially was going to go the tried and true Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Glancing over the TireRack website I see a tire I have never seen before, the Indy 500. I was attracted to the tread design and the specs was what I was looking for. Better yet they were...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

These are my first set of firestone tires, tons of research and thanks to tire rack they make it easy to compare! My first set of tires were a set of cooper zeon rs-3 tires and they were great but these firehawks blow them out of the water, large sweeping edge and better wet traction, tons of traction period! My other set was a set of sentury and for only a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

only use this for my weekend fun drives. for the price, these are the bomb. tires are a soft compound so steering response is not as responsive with slight wheel turns, but when you actually do some hairpin turns and pushing these tires on the autocross, they stick like --------. i had more expensive tires but after buying these, such a waste of money. i can...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

I did about a months worth of research trying to find the right tire for my speed3. My car is upgraded and is pushing 300whp and 330wtq. I was having issues with traction in 3rd gear on dry pavement with my Yokohama YK580's and the wet was almost a joke! So long story short, after video after video and review after review, i stumbled on these tires just a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

I have found my tire! Absolutely adore these. I was a little iffy, because I felt the price was low for something with such tremendous reviews all over the place. But WOW, what great tires. I've tried Goodyear Eagle RS-As and RS-A2s, Firestone Firehawks, Hankook Ventus V12s and a couple of others on these big ol' Chargers and the G-Force Sport Comp-2s are so...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

this is very good race/street tire for the money I'm highly impress with them. I drive about 80 miles per week with theses tires highway and city and they have very good performance at high speed and rain. there is no hydro planning even on a rwd bmw that I drive that have a lot of hp.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

Me and Firestone have a complicated relationship I really don't like the brand, their tires usually only last for a year or two and that is a lot especially when your investing $400-600 for your car.These tires at the time of me buying them were about $90 bucks a pop I couldn't resist the price was just too good. I am using these as a summer tire in CT only...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval AS (W-Speed Rated)

love these tires didnt have them during winter yet but had the same ones last year during winter love them   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

I cannot speak to the longevity of this tire but I'll assume that the majority of people looking at this tire are much more interested in performance than longevity anyways. To put it simply, I LOVE these tires!! I was very pleasantly surprised with the wet traction capabilities even before I was able to really test them at the track. I run what they call...  Read More

Rebates for Summer 2015

Looking for a good deal on new tires this summer? Kumho and Firestone have you covered! When you buy a set of four of the following Kumho tires between now and August 31st, you'll get up to $120 back on your purchase in the form of a mail-in rebate*. Kumho's new Road Venture AT51 is available for a $120 rebate! This new addition to the Kumho family is an...  Read More