1986 Wayne Gardner 500cc / MotoGP Race Used Rothmans Honda Helmet
A race used Helmet and Boots worn by Australian 500cc motorcycle ace Wayne Gardner.
This Helmet was worn during the 1986 500cc Championship run in which Gardner riding a Rothmans Honda NSR500 finished runner up having ten top-five finishes, including two wins in the eleven race series. This season paved the way for Gardner to become the first Australian to win motorcycling’s premier class in the following 1987 season.
This Shoei helmet has the colors of major sponsor Rothmans and ‘Wayne’ painted on the rear.
Gardner also went on to be a top-class Australian touring car driver once he retired from motorcycle racing.
The helmet comes with a full Certificate of Authenticity.
The helmet and boots can be seen extensively in this fascinating documentary video of Gardner’s rise to greatness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isi3dhzn8-Y
We also have a matching 1986 race-worn Wayne Gardner boots in our inventory. Please see our listings.