I personally don't like Richmonds if it's for drag racing. Too brittle, IMO. U.S. Gear is the best for racing.
SOLD <sigh> 1979 RS weighs 3580 lbs. with me in it. 406 w/ Victor Jr, Pro Systems 850 CFM carb, Pro Topline 220cc heads, solid roller cam with .630 lift, 264-270 duration @.050, Ross -5cc racing pistons, 12.5 to 1 compression, Forged crank and rods, splayed 4 bolt mains, 1.875" headers. Converter stalls at 3200, Trans Specialties turbo 350, 4.10 gears. Fastest to date is 10.67 @ 124.