In this tech video, Kenny explains street brake pads versus race brake pads and why they rarely cross over. In most cases, you don't ever want to use a brake pad designed for normal passenger car use on a race track, unless it's the drag strip.
Is there an option for a brake pad that can serve a dual purpose, absolutely yes! Although there is some limitation to the heat range and some downside on the street. Kenny offers a few tips and some options for every type of driver.