The Firehawk Indy 500 tire is Firestone’s ultimate in sport performance, inspired by our racing heritage - ultra-high summer performance at a great value.<p>Proprietary Pulse Groove technology improves water evacuation and helps increase resistance to hydroplaning for more control on wet roads.<p>Improved wet rubber compound and tread design provides 20% shorter stopping distance on wet roads, while wide shoulder blocks deliver impressive handling and cornering in dry conditions.<p>If you’re a car enthusiast looking for a tire that can provide extreme performance and extreme fun, this is the tire for you.
Performance Plus Tire has sold Firestone Tires for nearly 40 years. The Firestone Tire brand has been around for over 100 years. Firestone Tire is now owned by Bridgestone Tire of Japan and they have reshaped the company over the past decade. Firestone has introduced many new products over the last several years for passenger cars, light trucks, and sport utility vehicles. Firestone has done a phenomenal job winning back consumers after the Firestone Ford Explorer recall. The Firestone Ide Oval Indy 500 lineup continues to be popular with automotive enthusiast. Bridgestone continues to expand the Firestone's offerings with the latest technology as one of the world largest tire manufacturers.