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Formula Racing - Open Car Motorsport Accessories

Formula racing is a form of motorsport that requires a select range of specialised safety equipment for the style of open-top and open-wheel cars. Formula series like F1, Formula E, F2, F3, F4 and Indy Car use dedicated track-specific cars that are highly regulated and designed to perform on a track only.

These single-seater cars often require high safety standards for helmets and racewear due to the exposed nature of the driver within the car.
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Alpinestars ZX Top
Alpinestars ZX Evo LS Top
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£139.96 £116.63
Alpinestars Race V2 Top
Alpinestars Race V2 Top
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£99.95 £83.29
Alpinestars Kart Rain  Suit
Alpinestars Kart Rain Suit
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£104.95 £87.46
Alpinestars Kart Rain Youth Suit
Alpinestars Kart Rain Youth Suit
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£74.95 £74.95
Alpinestars Stratos Suit - FIA
Alpinestars Stratos Suit - FIA
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£400.00 £333.33
Alpinestars GP Racesuit Fia
Alpinestars GP Racesuit Fia
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£529.99 £441.66
Alpinestars ZX Evo Bottoms
Alpinestars ZX Evo Bottoms
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£94.96 £79.13
Alpinestars Race V2 Bottom
Alpinestars Nomex Bottom
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At Nicky Grist Motorsports we can offer you top-of-the-range products all manufactured for use in open-top race cars including custom-designed racesuits, the latest in helmet & frontal head restraint technology and other pars and accessories that will improve your track times or driver performance.

FAQ Research FAQ Research 100% 10 F11 Understanding the importance of a safe helmet for formula racing is key, especially when starting out in racing. To budget for the best helmet your finances allow is always best and a sure way to ensure your head is protected in the event of a crash in a formula car. To enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash Understanding the importance of a safe helmet for formula racing is key, especially when starting out in racing. To budget for the best helmet your finances allow is always best and a sure way to ensure your head is protected in the event of a crash in a formula car. Turn on screen reader support
Stilo have a handful of drivers in Formula One who use their specially developed ST5 FN helmets. Now, all F1 helmets have to be ABP specification which means they undergo even further testing than regular 8860 helmets. This improves strength in the event of a head-on collision with a smaller penetrative object and works in harmony with the HALO on the car.
Formula E is an evolving new series for electric single seater cars. As a result, they are not yet at fast as Formula One cars.
Formula racing cars are typically single seater racing cars where the driver is positioned in front of the engine, with all four road wheels exposed or "open". Generally these cars have aerodynamic aids in the form of wings and spoilers, and as the drivers are normally exposed, safety equipment has to be top notch.
The fastest racing circuit in Britain is Thruxton which has a very high average speed, thanks to a series of high speed sections throughout the entire lap. The lap record is 1.01.960 and the circuit regularly sees some cars reach speeds of 190mph.