The Tech-1 K Shoe is developed to withstand the stresses of kart racing with a nubuck and microfiber upper for durability and support, new anatomical design for improved forefoot profiling and an asymmetric lacing system for a more progressive closure. New external reinforcements on the heel and toe area and an ultra-thin Formula 1 specification sole with rounded heel for unsurpassed levels of grip and sensitivity on the pedals.
• Designed and developed specifically for the stresses of kart racing. • Advanced hybrid construction consisting of a durable nubuck microfiber upper with strategically positioned perforated zones for lightweight performance, excellent breathability and superior feel. • External toe reinforcements on both sides for additional abrasion resistance and protection. • Enhanced anatomical profiling for improved levels of comfort, fit and performance. • Dual asymmetric closure system incorporates adjustable ultra-thin hookand- loop grip strap plus aramidic speed top lacing coupled with paraaramidic eyelets for durability, personalized fit and secure closure. • Collar padding constructed from Nitrile rubber for comfort and weight-saving. • Soft microfiber collar is cut lower at the rear to allow greater Achilles’ heel comfort and improved range of movement. • Tongue features perforated soft padding for comfort and improved fit. • Innovative Alpinestars foot counter for maximum performance: an ergonomic, polypropylene heel counter provides support and stability inside the shoe, while a flatter forefoot with die-cut ribbing provides greater feel on the pedals. • Ultra-thin Formula 1 specification sole uses Alpinestars exclusive rubber compound which is strategically ribbed to provide pedal sensitivity and grip - in both wet and dry conditions. • External rear heel rubber for improved abrasion resistance and protection. TECH-1