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Re: Helmet for autocross
Posted by Ron on May 18, 2002 at 12:27:23:

In Reply to: Re: Helmet for autocross posted by James Golz on May 18, 2002 at 09:22:47:

Thanks! The one I'm looking at is SA2000, open face. Are you sure open face is no good for track events? I'd like to keep that option open!
I may have to reconsider my first choice.

>Hey Ron! If you only plan to do autocrossing, a Snell M95 rated helmet will be fine for you. If you plan to step up to track day time trials or even club racing (I hope go club racing), you WILL need a Snell SA95 rated helmet. As for places to buy helmets on the cheap, I recommend:

> or

>As for what type of helmet to get (open or closed face), an open faced helmet is allowed for autocross but any type of track day driving will require a closed face helmet. After that, it's all about picking the helmet that is the cheapest and looks cool! :)

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