Studded Tires

Studded Tires:

The choice of tires is free and Burzet tires remain allowed, as well as the Square Head Studded Nokia Tires.

The choice of tires remaining the responsibility of the crews.

In case of snowy or icy roads, the fitting of studded tires will be compulsory, in both categories : Rally and Hiking.

Most of the course is most of the time on white roads, each vehicle engaged must be equipped with 2 studded tyres at minimum on the propulsion axle, except in case of insufficient snow, indicated by the race direction, authorizing tires without nails.

The number of studded wheels used is free.

Competitors must affix at the car back regulatory sticker indicating that they are equipped with studded tires (supplied by the organization)

Diameter and width tires are free compared to the original model.

Only tires that are road legal and bare the mention “DOT” or “E” on the side will be admitted. Competition tires that have the “road illegal” mention on their sides are prohibited.

Only studs authorised, must corresponding at the following standards:

- Minimum distance between 2 studs: 3.5mm

- Maximum authorized protuberance on new tyres: 1.8mm

- The number of studs must be between 100 and 150 per tyre

- There must not be any studs in the central part of the tread

- Screwed studs are forbidden. Only injected studs are allowed.

NOTE: We will be particularly vigilant with regard to the quality of the tyre equipment and the ground clearance, the unconfirmed could lead to exclusion. Studded tires must be "marked" during technical checks.

Studded Tires Seller:

We indicate below the studdable winter tires providers who are able to stud your tires at the request in accordance with our regulations.


Dominique BARRIAL - 104 Chemin de la Forêt aux Martins - ZAC Briffaut Est - 26000 VALENCE - Tel: 04 75 442 443 -

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