1997 Gil de Ferran Walker Racing CART Helmet
Helmet painted for Gil de Ferran while in his first season driving for the Walker Racing in the 1997 CART season. de Ferran had ten top five finishes for the year including seven podiums.
The helmet is dated 1997 and has all of the sponsor decals from that year applied. Signs of the original radio, microphone and pop-off vale fitting are still present. Exterior very clean so likely unused.
Painted by Bullseye Visual, this Simpson helmet has de Ferran’s well know design. The white base color has the red and blue Walker Racing colors applied in bands that crisscross around and over each other at the halfway point of the helmet. It has the sponsor/supplier decals of Valvoline, AXE, Varig and Honda applied.
This helmet is the correct helmet size and has correct snell sticker inside. It was part of the Ron Burton Collection who often was gifted helmets from the drivers in exchange for his artwork.