Setting the Standard

Engineers at the SFI Foundation are good at breaking things — and, as a result, racing drivers across the world are safer because of...

A Deep Dive Into Sabelt Racing Seats

We’ve all become pretty familiar with some of the bigger names in the racing seat business. Sparco, Simpson, Impact, etc. Sabelt is another popular...

Installing a Fire System

When caveman invented fire, it changed the world we live in forever. Fire forges steel. Fire creates the very racecars we NASA members enjoy...

Installing Roll Cage Padding

In the NASA Club Codes and Regulations, specifically section 15.6.4, it states that “All roll cage surfaces that may come in contact with the...

Installing Seat Harnesses in a Spec Miata

Talk about taking responsibility for your own safety. When you convert a production car for racing, you remove a restraint system that has been...

Two-Inch Revolution: The Motorsports Industry is Shifting to 2-inch Harnesses for Enhanced Safety

For the longest time, the motorsports industry was fairly fixed on the use of 3-inch belts for driver safety harnesses. The prevailing wisdom was...

The Ultimate Auto Racing Helmet Buyers Guide

Competition Motorsport has sold tens of thousands of helmets and, in the process of doing that, answered as many questions about them. With that...

Head and Neck Restraints: Similarities and Differences

These days every major sanctioning body mandates the use of a head and neck restraint (HNR) to protect drivers from injuries to the head...

Seating Arrangements – The finer points of choosing and installing a racing seat

Think of selecting and buying a racing seat the same way you would buying a suit or a sport coat. How a suit fits...

Making Old New Again – Recertifying Safety Equipment Can Be More Cost Effective Than...

Safety equipment does expire over time. That applies to window nets, seats and harnesses, and other items. Recently my DefNder head and neck restraint...

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