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Photos: 2018 F1 Drivers Crash Helmet Design

Leading F1 teams unveil their 2018 championship machine with new mandatory Halo device, which designed to stop cockpit intrusion from large objects, such as wheels, another car or trackside barriers. As the drivers themselves are openly showing off their 2018 crash helmet design via social media. Crash helmets have been compulsory in F1 racing since 1953, To counter that risk a modern F1 helmet must be supremely light – around 1250 grams is the norm – and strong. The lighter the helmet, the less weight it adds to the driver’s head under the extreme G-forces experienced in accelerating/braking/cornering, hence the smaller the risk of whiplash-type injuries. And the stronger...
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