HPS – High Performance Street
Hawk Performance HPS compound provides advanced braking characteristics to enhance your driving experience. This unique compound combines the safety and quality of Aerospace design partnered with the braking technology of motorsports.
- Extremely low dust
- High friction/torque hot or cold
- Gentle on rotors
- Virtually noise-free
- Much improved braking over OE
- Long extended pad life
Hawk Performance (formerly known as Hawk Brake) is the performance division of Wellman Friction Products and is an acknowledged leader in advanced friction technology. Hawk Brake initially developed a strong following among weekend racing enthusiasts by focusing on manufacturing brake materials for high performance automobiles. Since then Hawk Performance has evolved by servicing a wide array of industries with friction materials for brakes and clutches including:
- Motorsports (NASCAR, CART, SCCA, NHRA, etc.)
- High Performance Automotive, Light Truck & SUV
- Severe Duty Fleet (Class 1 through 6)
- Emergency Vehicle
- General Aviation
With motorsports ranked as the largest spectator sport in the United Stastes in general and NASCAR ranked as the fastest growing major sport, Hawk Performance is proud of their association with the cars that have won NASCAR Championships, as well as Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) Champ Car Championships. Additionally Hawk Performance is the #1 motorsports brake pad supplier for NHRA and IHRA drag racers.
Hawk Performance is also the Original Equipment recommended performance brake pad upgrade for General Motors Corvettes and is an accessory performance brake pad supplier for Mazda, Nissan and Hyundai.
Hawk Performance's revolutionary friction materials can operate from temperatures of -30º Fahrenheit below zero to 1400º Fahrenheit above zero and offer a coefficient of friction ranging from 0.20µ to 0.68µ depending on the material selected and the application it is required to work in.
Hawk Performance brake pads are manufactured in the United States using the most sophisticated manufacturing processes available. Hawk Performance's recognition as an ISO 9001 manufacturer is proof that that they are committed to developing the safest, most durable brake products available.