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Offline tweed

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track day helmet requirements
« on: 30 October 2013, 07:36 »
Just got a new helmet for karting. My old one was a snell sa2000 that runs out next season.  So ive just got a arai sk6 and that is a snell K2010.
Is that ok for a track day or do I need a SA rating?
Looking to do couple track days next year in the m3

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Re: track day helmet requirements
« Reply #1 on: 30 October 2013, 08:47 »
In my experience track day organisers don't really give a hoot about what lid you are wearing.  It's only in motorsport where your car and kit actually gets scrutineered that anyone checks for the right stickers and dates etc.
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Re: track day helmet requirements
« Reply #2 on: 30 October 2013, 11:00 »
You would think with a bunch of amateur drivers on track safety would be paramount.

Thanks, I should be fine. 

The sk is not fire retardant and I thought that would be important.

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Re: track day helmet requirements
« Reply #3 on: 30 October 2013, 12:29 »
Ive never had a lid looked at on a trackday


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Re: track day helmet requirements
« Reply #4 on: 30 October 2013, 13:37 »
You would think with a bunch of amateur drivers on track safety would be paramount.

Go to one of the Castle Combe Action Days to see just how 'paramount' safety can be.  :grin:
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Re: track day helmet requirements
« Reply #5 on: 30 October 2013, 17:20 »
 Its a bit far for me and sounds like its a good thing too.

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