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2 How should I adjust the pressure during open practices?
The maximum yield of the tires is obtained with the lowest possible pressure. For example, with the “Vega White”, it can reach up to 0,45 bar. The important thing is to always use the lug nuts now present on all the rims available on the market. With lower pressure, the tire performance remains constant during the practice seasons. Lowering the pressure is particularly important if during the open practice one has to go through several rounds, as by doing this, one limits the tire wear to a minimum.
3 If, once back in the pits, the pressure on the hot tires have different values, what do you do?
Indicatively, if there is a difference in pressure between the two front and the two rear tires, it is necessary to adjust them, always based on the data recommended by the manufacturer. Let us take as an example to understand this in a better way. If at the end of an open practice session the pressure is 0.78 for the front tires and 0.82 for the rear ones, we should not make the mistake of lowering the pressure to 0.78 on the rear tires too while they are hot, because at the time of the restart we will have too low a pressure and we will have no grip in the first laps, an important factor if we have to race a heat. The important thing is to stay in the window recommended by the manufacturer. If, for example, this window is from 0.80 to 0.84 while hot, we could lower the rear pressure by 0.02 and always raise the front ones by 0.02 to fall within the proper range.
To be thorough, if we manage to stay towards the lower values within this range, we can make the most of the tires.
The values recommended by Vega range from 0.78 to 0.82 so, to give another example, if we had a hot tire pressure of 0.78 at the front and 0.80 at the rear, we could leave everything unchanged as we are within the indicated range.
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