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  • The Dunlop Racing developed the R5 in 1958.
  • The development of the Racing R5 allowed up to 12lbs in weight reduction.
  • The Dunlop Racing R5 introduced the first nylon fabric and synthetic tread compound.
  • Dunlops R5 race tyre was also called the “Green Spot”.

The next breakthrough came in 1958 when Dunlop introduced the use of nylon fabric with the R5, reducing weights by 12 lbs. per tyre. It was in this pattern that Dunlop introduced the first synthetic tread compound, now known as 'green spot' by its colour coded identification

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  1. 650x16 R5 Dunlop Racing
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    6.50 x 16 R5 Dunlop Racing

    Starting at £385.20 £321.00

  2. 650x15 R5 Dunlop Racing
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    6.50 x 15 R5 Dunlop Racing

    Starting at £367.20 £306.00

  3. 600x15 R5 Dunlop Racing
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    6.00 x 15 R5 Dunlop Racing

    Starting at £339.60 £283.00

  4. 550x16 R5 Dunlop Racing
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    5.50 x 16 R5 Dunlop Racing

    Starting at £331.20 £276.00

  5. 550x15 R5 Dunlop Racing
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    5.50 x 15 R5 Dunlop Racing

    Starting at £312.00 £260.00

  6. 500x15 R5 Dunlop Racing
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    5.00 x 15 R5 Dunlop Racing

    Starting at £284.40 £237.00

  7. 450x15 R5 Dunlop Racing
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    4.50 x 15 R5 Dunlop Racing

    Starting at £252.00 £210.00

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Dunlop Racing R5: Dunlops range of full profile tyres in the R5 tread pattern and the 204 compound bridges the gap between Vintage cars and Classic racing cars- the 16" and 17" range of R5 tyrea asre road legal-