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Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.4

1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo

Vehicle Miles: 110,000

Location: Rosemount, MN

Driving Style: Average

Miles of
product use: 500

Pads: Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Brembo Sport Slotted Rotors

May 09, 2008

These are tried and true track pads. They perform excellent for track days and road racing. They are better than other compounds from companies like carbotech in my opinion. The one thing about the blue compound is they dust horribly and the dust will eat your wheels if you do not blow it off imediatly with compressed air. DO NOT GET THE WHEELS WET WHEN THIS DUST COATS THEM! The dust will damage any finsh and pit aluminum. I would only use these with a track wheel and tire that you dont mind being perpetually dirty and pitted.
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Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.3

2003 Mini Cooper S

Vehicle Miles: 24,000

Location: BEDFORD, VA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 400

Pads: Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads

Lines: Goodridge G-Stop Brakeline Kit

Calipers: Stock

Rotors:

December 28, 2007

I attend 10-14 track days per year, mostly at VIR. As I ve continued to improve my driving skills I ve begun to drive deeper into corners putting additional stress on the braking components. The Hawk Blues (combined with HP Plus on the rear) have provided me with exceptional, consistent, non-fading braking power. The MINI weighs about 2700 pounds and these pads last me for 4 days on the track. The group I usually drive with provides significant track time - 3 to 4 hours per day. I can get 1500 miles on track out of these Hawks. I know many say the pads are abrasive and dusty, that s okay with me - I expect that from an aggressive, high initial bite pad used for the track. If someone is upgrading to these, or similar pads for the street and are worried about dust on their "dubs", they re buying the wrong pads for the wrong reasons....
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Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 6.2

2000 Acura Integra R

Vehicle Miles: 36,000

Location: santa Rosa, CA

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 500

Pads: Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads

Lines: Goodridge G-Stop Brakeline Kit

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Brembo Replacement Rotor

December 06, 2007

I road raced on these for a complete season. The Hawk Blues pads are known to be the most aggressive rotor-eating pads out there. The rotors held up the entire season! The vanes extended further into the center than the OE rotors, keeping the disc much cooler, thus extending their life and keeping the pads from cooking.



I now have them on my tow vehicle! Great rotors!
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Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads Reviewer's Overall Rating: 5.5

2006 Mini Cooper S

Vehicle Miles: 4,500

Location: ENGLEWOOD, FL

Driving Style: Spirited

Miles of
product use: 150

Pads: Hawk Blue 9012 Track Only Pads

Lines: Stock

Calipers: Stock

Rotors: Stock

November 02, 2007

these pads normally last 3 race weekends(about 500 miles). they are easy to modulate, stop well and are consistant. rears in same compound last 10 weekends easy. Car is Mini Cooper S
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