The Nitto NT 01 tire is designed to perform. Drivers using this tire have dual assurance of proven consistency and dependability and superb performance on the track. The consistency and dependability are based on the combination of compound features and construction that dramatically cut down the heat built up and its negative effects. The compound is high modulus rayon carcass with sidewalls of reinforced steel and plies constructing the body. This trio combination produces the ultimate driving satisfaction and fast lap times. The tire is built to provide stability and consistency under extreme racing conditions, enhancing the confidence of racing drivers. The tire is designed with large shoulder blocks to give optimum contact with the surface and increase dry performance without compromising on speed, quick braking and efficient corner handling.