Compounds are listed from least to most aggressive. If you are unsure what pad would work best for you, please do not hesitate to call us!
The Hawk HB198.685 comes in the following compounds:
The HP Plus brake pad is the perfect compromise for drivers looking for an aggressive autocross or track-day pad that is still highly usable on the street. The HP Plus compound uses a unique Ferro-Carbon friction material that was developed and manufactured with high-performance autocross and track-day driving in mind. With its high friction coefficient and resistance to fade, this pad is the perfect upgrade for the enthusiast driver.
The Blue 9012 Racing compound exhibits medium to high temperature and torque control. It is a great multi-purpose pad and is especially useful for lighter weight cars. With excellent modulation and release characteristics, it is no wonder this compound is a best seller with the SCCA!
The HT-10 compound is a great pad for intermediate drivers that want a streetable pad that still offers superior performance. It has a very smooth initial bite and provides a consistent pedal feel. The HT-10 delivers medium to high torque over a significant temperature range to help increase your track day performance.
The DTC-60 compound is similar to the DTC-70 brake pad, but has less torque and initial bite, and improved pad wear. It is a great choice for lighter weight front axle applications or for a split friction set up (especially when paired with the DTC-70). The DTC-60 demonstrates excellent torque control that the DTC series is known for, providing first-rate modulation and release characteristics. Overall this is a great choice for cars needing high deceleration rates, with or without down force.
Common Vehicle Fitments:
For more details on Hawk Performance products, including complete fitment guides, please go to our Hawk Brakes Information page.