1996 Kevin Olson USAC Midget ‘Chili Bowl’ Race Uesd Helmet
A Helmet used by popular USAC Midget car star Kevin Olson. In a career spanning almost fifty years, Olson won USAC National Midget championships, in 1982 and 1987 and captured 23 victories during his USAC career. Among his victories, wins in the 1983 Turkey Night Grand Prix and the 1996 Hut Hundred. He is a five-time Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA) Champ and also won the prestigious ‘Pepsi Midget Nationals’ five times. Olson is still racing but has more recently been involved in motorsports broadcasting and works for the team at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kevin was inducted into the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 1997. The Helmet has been photo-matched to one used at the 1996 ‘Chilli Bowl’ at the Tulsa Expo Centre.
This helmet comes from the famous Ron Burton Collection. The helmet is one of 170 helmets in which were on display at the famous Union Jack Pub in Speedway (Indianapolis) Indiana. Ron Burton was a famous artist who often traded his paintings with drivers for one of their helmets. We are proud to offer this unique collection of many one of a kind helmets and artwork. All items come with a COA and have been selling fast so don’t miss out on this great item today.