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Head Exam: How & Why You Should Regularly Inspect Your Motorcycle Helmet

For a lot of gearheads, a regular Rite of Spring is the return to two-wheeled motoring. And considering May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month anyway, now’s a perfect time to […]

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New Products / Parts

Parts Bin: Zamp Z-Tech Series 6A Head and Neck Restraints

It’s okay if the music makes your head rock back and forth, and from side to side. It’s less ideal when the g-forces do it. This is where Zamp’s new […]

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Parts Bin: Zamp ZR-60 Race Shoes

It’s an objective fact that one of the worst days in any child’s life is the day that he or she must trade in Velcro shoes for lace-up ones. Besides […]

Impact Racing NecksGen REV head and neck restraint system
Parts / Product Profiles

Brace Yourself: How to Properly Install Impact Racing’s NecksGen Head and Neck Support Brace

“There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.” – Ernest Hemingway … You have to appreciate the boldness of the drivers from the […]

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Safety First, Safety Fast—A Racer’s Take on Safety Gear

NORWALK, OH – In racing, safety is as important as horsepower. For that reason, we talked to racers about staying safe on the track at the 2017 NMCA All-American Nationals at […]

Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: What Helmet is Required for My Racing Class?

Q: I race a 12-second bracket car and I need to replace my Snell SA2005 helmet. Can you tell me what rating is currently required for my car’s class? A: […]

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HANS 101: How to Choose the Right HANS Device

Editor’s Note: June is OnAllCylinders safety month and will feature stories and tips on a variety of safety equipment. The HANS Device has been around since the early 1980s but gained […]

kirkey seat with g-force safety harness
Buyer's Guides / How Tos / Parts

Safety Harnesses 101: How to Choose Your OTHER Seat Belt

All legitimately sanctioned racing requires participating drivers to buckle up. In race cars, your seat belt is called a safety harness or racing harness, and their function and purpose requires […]

Buyer's Guides / How Tos / Parts

Racing Helmets 101: How to Choose the Right Racing Helmet

While SFI specifications are the thing by which most auto racing safety equipment is measured, your helmet is a different animal. Helmets are rated by the Snell Memorial Foundation, and in […]

Buyer's Guides / Parts

Buyer’s Guide: Mechanix Wear Gloves

Most people who spend a lot of time working with their hands are accustomed to wearing work gloves and might already have a favorite brand. Maybe Mechanix Wear gloves are already […]