QUESTION: When will Snell SA2015 Rated Helmets be available? Snell SA2015 Certified helmets will be available for sale on October 1, 2015, when the new standard takes effect. You can read the official Snell statement here.
Shop for Snell SA2015 Rated helmets at SoloRacer.com.
QUESTION: Can I get your advice on choosing an auto racing helmet?
Yes! You can get our free personalized helmet recommendations by following the instructions here.
QUESTION: What are the differences between Snell M and SA rated helmets?
Click here for more information on Snell M and SA rated helmets.
QUESTION: How do I know what size helmet to order and how do I make sure it fits properly once I get it?
Click here for information on determining your helmet size and also making sure it fits once you try it on.
QUESTION: How much do automotive helmets weigh?
The weight of a helmet is a very important thing to consider. Helmet weights can vary due to different shell composition and interior liner materials. After many emails and phone calls on this subject, we weighed some of our more popular full face Snell SA2005 rated helmets. You can view the chart here.
QUESTION: Is there any way I can use this website to compare the different features of all of your helmets?
Yes. Click here to view our Helmet Comparison Chart.
QUESTION: Do any helmets come with a liner that is removeable?
Yes. All of the Pyrotect Snell SA2010 rated helmets come with a removeable/washable liner, as do the AR-10 and HX-10 helmets from HJC Motorsports, and also the Zeronine Racing Z9-APX.
QUESTION: Which helmets come pre-drilled for a HANS® device?
There are several companies that make helmets which come pre-drilled for a HANS® Device. Click here for more info.
QUESTION: Which full face helmets work best if I wear glasses?
If you wear glasses or sunglasses, choose either an open face helmet or a full face helmet that has a large eyeport. To see some of the helmets we recommend for use with glasses, click here.
QUESTION: Are there helmets available in colors other than just white or black?
Yes. There are several helmets available with special custom-looking paint schemes as well as a few helmets with Ferrari-inspired paint jobs. The new hot color in auto racing helmets is flat black.
QUESTION: What is the shell of a helmet made of?
Generally the more economically-priced helmets will have a shell made out of fiberglass. Some of the lighter and more expensive helmets will have a carbon/kevlar/fiberlass composite shell, and now a few helmet manufacturers are making helmets out of carbon fiber.