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2017 Tyres 

Updated 2-12-16


2017 sees the start of a new period for Dry tyres for a number of classes. The following is an update of what the spec tyre is for your class, retail prices (where known) and other details.

All Classes except:  KZ2, KZ2 Masters, KZ2 Restricted, Open, Rotax DD2, International and National (on 6” wheels)

As advised in February 2016 the MG-AZ tyre is not available post 31-12-16. Following the on-track testing of a numberDunlop DFH10X4505-SET.png of different tyre brands/models earlier this year and subsequent contract negotiations the Dunlop DFH Dry tyre (as announced on 6 June) has been selected for the period 1-1-17 to 31-12-19. Retail prices are fixed for the period of the contract.

Dunlop DFH Retail prices (incl GST) as follows:
Full Set $295.00
Cadet Set $270.00
Front tyre $67.42
Rear tyre $80.08

NOTES: 

The Cold pressures provided by Dunlop for the comparative testing were: Front and Rear 16.00 psi (1.10 bar). Your experience may be different.

Testing was undertaken using current model OTK chassis in Rotax Junior specification and using OTK MXJ wheels. Chassis set up for the control MG-AZ tyres.

The Dunlop DFH is speed rated to 200kph max.

Wet Tyre:

The Wet tyre for these classes remains the Dunlop SLW2 until 31-12-17. We expect to announce the Wet tyre for the next contract period, commencing 1-1-18, before the end of June 2017.

Dunlop SLW2  Retail prices (incl GST) as follows:
Full Set $316-00
Cadet Set $277-00
Front tyre $69-25
Rear tyre $87-25

KZ2, KZ2 Masters, KZ2 Restricted, Open and National (on 5” wheels, except Rotax DD2) Classes

As announced on 28 September KZ2, KZ2 Masters, KZ2 Restricted, Open and National (on 5” wheels) classes will move to a control Dry tyre for the period 1-2-17 to 31-12-19. UPDATED 15-11-16

This change was initially indicated to potential suppliers in October 2015 and subsequently confirmed to them in August 2016. vega logo.png

Following an evaluation of offers for 2017-19 period CIK-FIA Prime Z homologated tyres, the Vega XM has been selected. This is Vega’s new CIK-FIA homologated Prime Z tyre. (Speed rated to 200kph max.)

Vega XM  Retail prices (incl GST) as follows:
Full Set $356.50
Front tyre $74.75
Rear tyre $103.50

Wet tyres for these classes remain as per Rule L3.5(b):

Wet tyre:   Any tyre from the CIK homologated “Wet” classification tyre, 2011-2013 or 2014-2016 or 2017-2019 Lists.

Rotax DD2 (and DD2 Masters for NZRMC)

The Rotax DD2 (and DD2 Masters for NZRMC) class tyres will be:

Dry: MOJO D3+ (with updated rear tyre specification) (Speed rated to 180kph max.) 

MOJO D3+ Retail prices (incl GST) as follows: UPDATED 2-12-16 
Full Set $366.00
Front tyre $84.00
Rear tyre $99.00
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Wet: MOJO W2 and the new MOJO W3 (once stock of W2 is exhausted)

MOJO W2 and W3 Retail prices (incl GST) as follows: UPDATED 2-12-16 
Full Set $366.00
Front tyre $84.00
Rear tyre $99.00

 

2017 NZ Rotax Max Challenge Rounds Only

As per previous years, and in line with current contracts held by KartSport New Zealand, the following dispensations are being considered for Dry tyres for 125cc Rotax Max Junior and 125cc Rotax Max Light classes. These dispensations are still subject to final agreement.

125cc Rotax Max Junior
Dry tyre: MOJO D2 (new specification)
MOJO D2 Retail prices (incl GST) as follows: UPDATED 2-12-16 
Full Set $350.00
Front tyre $78.00
Rear tyre $97.00

Wet Tyre: As per current, i.e. Dunlop SLW2. 
Prices above.

125cc Rotax Max Light
Dry tyre: MOJO D3+
MOJO D3+ Retail prices (incl GST) as follows:  UPDATED 2-12-16
Full Set $366.00
Front tyre $84.00
Rear tyre $99.00 

Wet Tyre: As per current, i.e. Dunlop SLW2.
Prices above.

 

NOTE: See Rule Changes 2016-8 regarding SuperKart classes tyres for 2017. UPDATED 2-12-16 



 

 

 

 

 

 
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