m menu image  m home m cart

Results Guaranteed

Testimonials

Keeps my caliper seals from cooking.

Keeps my caliper seals from cooking.

The Brembo brakes on my Nissan Sport-sponsored 350Z T2 racecar are a huge strength. Using Hoosier R-compounds generates additional heat over the...
Read More ->


Endurance Racing "Must Have"

Endurance Racing "Must Have"

We had not raced in the Continental Tire Series for a few years, so stepping back into this world, we knew that there would be some new things to...
Read More ->


Track Wisdom

"Very high [brake] temperatures can also cause the brake fluid to boil with a resultant increase in pedal travel. This should be detected immediately by the driver, as a very small quantity of boiling fluid is enough for the pedal to go right to the floor without any effect; in contrast to the liquid brake fluid, the boiling part is compressible. It is particularly important that when the car has been stopped for a short time -- up to 15 or 20 minutes after a drive in which the brakes have become very hot -- the pedal is depressed for a check. When the car is at rest, brakes act as a heat sink from which heat spreads to the fluid contained in the calipers; brakes which were fully operative when the car was driven may have become totally inefficient after it has stood awhile."

-- Paul Frere, Sports Car and Competition Driving

What about upgrading to track brake pads?

Upgrading from street to track brake pads is an important step in increasing your brake performance on the track. However these track pads carry much more heat than street pads, and that can be bad news for the rest of your braking system (especially your hydraulic brake fluid!). Our titanium heat shields can provide critical assistance in protecting your hydraulic brake components and keeping the heat where it can do the least damage. For more information, please follow this link to a news article on the subject of increased heat from track brake pads .