A short-lived company called Sports Coverup made NASCAR replica helmets in the late 1990’s, and here are five examples.Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Sports Coverup Helmets
By David G. Firestone This is a helmet worn by Kevin LePage in 1994. This style of open-faced helmet was worn by drivers for many years in NASCAR, and it was allowed because NASCAR did not want to restrict the vision of the drivers. They felt that if this helmet kept drivers from losing situational […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Tunnel Vision…A Good Thing?
By David G. Firestone I discuss the various aspects of race-worn and race used collectibles on this blog, and in researching something, I had received a suggestion that sounded like a great idea. The idea that was posed was “You may want to mention where people can actually buy these suits as well.” So I […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The First Question…Where Do You Buy This Stuff?
By David Firestone Many race fans have seen these small patches on driver suits, and may have wondered what they are. What many do not realize is that these small patches have a very critical role in driver safety. These small patches are the safety certification patches. These small patches state that this uniform part […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog..The SFI and FIA patches…Why they are as critical as they are.