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Street/Autocross BFGoodrich g-Force Rival S

Street/Track BFGoodrich g-Force Rival

g-Force Rival S

gForce Rival S 1.5  – Now Available in 18″ & 19″

Rival S 1.5 —  The same proven Rival S compound introduced in 2015 with enhanced internal construction to improve turn-in and transitional response during autocross competition.  Rival S 1.5 is SCCA Solo legal in 13 sizes across 15″-19″ rim diameters.

See the preview in Grassroots Motorsports magazine June 2016.

UPDATE – Grassroots Motorsports magazine tire test July 2018

Rival S is an extreme high-performance street/autocross tire for national level SCCA Solo, Pro Solo and Pro Touring competitors sacrificing wear for quick warm-up and ultimate dry grip.  As a result it is not intended for low-cost endurance road racing where the standard Rival is a more viable option.

Updated compound for quicker warm-up, maximum dry, and improved wet grip; sacrificing wear while still meeting UTQG 200 requirements.
Enhanced construction to improve shoulder wear on camber challenged cars
Tested at Lincoln Air Park on 2014 Tire Rack Solo Nationals West course with SCCA National Championship drivers and at Michelin Laurens Proving Grounds (LPG) Black Lake
SCCA National Solo legal after April 30, 2015 for Street Touring (ST), Street (S), and Classic American Muscle (CAM) classes requiring UTQG 200 minimum
Also eligible for autocross competition in Good Guys Pro-Touring Autocross, Optima Ultimate Streetcar, and Tire Rack One Lap of America.
UTQG 200
Molded tread depth 7.2/32”
Shaving not required
13 popular sizes in 15″-19″ seat diameters:

Version 1.5 – update for 2017
205/50R15 86V
225/45R15 87V
245/40R15 88V
215/45R16 86V
225/45R17 91V
245/40R17 91V
255/40R17 94V
245/40R18 93V

Version 1.0 – 2018 production limited to stock on-hand
P275/35ZR18 87W LL

Version 1.5 Coming Winter 2018-19:
P275/35ZR18 87W LL – Available February 2019
P315/30ZR18 91W LL – Available February 2019
P335/30ZR18 95W LL – Available February 2019
275/35ZR19 96W – Available February 2019
305/30ZR19 98W – Available April 2019


Rival tires feature a three rib (255mm and smaller)  or four rib (275mm and larger) tread design depending on section width
Category exclusive all Rival models are designed, engineered, and Made in USA

Official Tire Evolution Performance Driving School

Available exclusively through BFGoodrich USA and Canadian race tire distributors:

The Tire Rack
Jackson Motorsports Group
Roger Kraus Racing

Phil’s Tire Service
Summit Racing

Braidan Motorsports
Pneus Touchette Motorsports

Visit BFGoodrichTires.com for additional information.

Remember to ensure maximum performance vehicle set-up, tire pressure, and temperature monitoring is imperative.  Rival S is primarily intended as a low-speed autocross tire.  Use on road courses in time attack formats requires proper care and feeding.  With proper and safe operation on “roval” road courses necessitating increased air pressure to compensate for the vertical loading exerted by the track banking.

BFGoodrich g-Force Rival and Rival S - SCCA Solo Street Touring and Stock Legal UTQG 200 Tire

BFGoodrich g-Force Rival and Rival S – SCCA Solo Street Touring and Street Class Legal UTQG 200 Tire

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