This Simpson helmet was used by NASCAR legend Fred ‘Freddie’ Lorenzen during the ESPN sponsored ‘Fast Masters’ series back in the summer of 1993. The all-white helmet has the ‘Fast Masters Championship’ oval logo and the Jaguar lettering and Leaping Cat logo below on both sides. Lorenzen’s ‘Freddie’ moniker is on either cheek and the Simpson black visor strip has his surname. 1993 Freddy Lorenzen Signed Jaguar Fast Masters Race Used Helmet Back in the summer of 1993 some of racing’s biggest names...
Darren L. Jack recently sat down with famed ex-racing driver Tommy Byrne and former IndyCar Rookie of the year Scott Harrington. The setting was the Mid-Ohio Sportscar Course, a track close to both of their hearts to talk about helmet designs, Tommy’s movie and reliving the fascinating career of Tommy Byrne. Tommy’s Book and DVD are available for purchase here: https://www.crashorbyrne.com/the-book
We met up with Davey Hamilton at the Honda 200 at Mid-Ohio so he can sign the latest helmet being added to our collection. Watch the video below!
Some helmet designs are timeless. It doesn’t matter how old the helmet is, the design will always remain cool. Paul Tracy’s first painted Karting helmet is certainly one of those. Darren Jack sat down recently with Paul Tracy to look at the unique history behind this helmet and some of the other helmets from the Canadian Motorsport Legend’s career.
The Hall of Fame Collection team was at the Honda Indy in Toronto this past weekend and we paid a visit to Jimmy Vasser’s motorhome to hand deliver his race worn 1992 rookie season IndyCar Helmet. This helmet was used during his Atlantic series career and first season competing in the 1992 PPG CART IndyCar Championship. Vasser made his CART debut while driving for Hayhoe-Cole Racing Team in 1992 and qualified for the Indianapolis 500, setting a record (at the time) for...
Here’s a video of some of our favorite moments from our week in Indianapolis at our new Ron Burton Studio. Check it out and subscribe to our channel for more videos like this one!
The legendary Arie Luyendyk visited our newly acquired Ron burton Studio in Speedway, Indianapolis prior to this years running of the Indianapolis 500. Darren and Arie have a chat about helmets, suits and the famous Ron Burton original painting that features the iconic race in 1993.
We visited bell racing USA headquarters in Speedway, Indiana, where we surprised Packy wheeler and his son Chris, with Packy’s last race worn dirt racing helmet which came out of the Ron Burton Helmet collection. Check out the video to see Packy’s surprise when he sees his helmet for the first time in over 20 years.
We visited the Bell Racing USA headquarters in Speedway, Indiana to show Bell executives, Chris & Packy Wheeler, Mario Andretti’s very first Bell Toptex Helmet. This original Snell 1962 Bell helmet was used during during Mario Andretti’s seCond USAC National IndyCar Championship in 1966 and appeared in many events such as the Indy 500, the Hoosier 100 as well as the Sebring 12 hours during the 1966 season. Mario Andretti would become Indycar champion for the second time in 1966 using...
We visited bell racing USA headquarters in Speedway, Indiana , where we surprised Packy wheeler by showing him and his son chris his racing helmet which came out of the Ron Burton Hemet collection. Check out the video to see Packy Wheeler’s surprise when he sees his helmet he hasn’t seen in over 24 years.