New Airfix tyres for the Airfix Formula 1 Hi Speed cars

These Airfix tyres were used extensively during the 1970s on the front of the Airfix Formula 1 Hi speed cars.

Airfix tyres for the front of F1 Hi Speed cars


These new tyres are direct replacements for the original tyres fitted to the classic Airfix cars listed below, see above image. They are available in MAX Grip versions. Front of Airfix Formula 1 Hi Speed cars.

The new hand made MAX Grip tyres are unique to Scalextric Car Restorations and give the absolute maximum in performance at all times. Cornering and acceleration will all be at their maximum with these tyres. They give the very best performance possible on all track surfaces at all times. Simply put we have not yet discovered a better tyre for grip and race performance.

The MAX Grip tyres are hand moulded from 29 Shore A hardness rubber which is a very high grip material.

The tyres are smooth treaded and have a smooth tyre sidewall.


Size (mm)
Outside Diameter
Inside Diameter
Overall Width


2 off MAX Grip tyres - £6.00

Common applications


5142 Honda RA 273 - Hi Speed Front  
5143 Eagle Westlake - Hi Speed Front  
5197 Matra MS10 - Hi Speed Front  
5198 BRM - Hi Speed Front  
5300 Indy Novi Ferguson - Hi speed Front  



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