Helmet: What kind should I buy?

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Helmet: What kind should I buy?

Postby Michael Palero » Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:54 pm

Please see SCCA SOLO Rules page for the most up to date information on allowed helmets in a QUICK REFERENCE SHEET
https://www.scca.com/pages/solo-cars-and-rules

Should I buy an SA rated or M-rated helmet?
If you are planning on attending an event with a group that requires an SA helmet, you might want to plan on buying an SA helmet. Some of these groups require SA helmets and will not allow you to pass tech with an M-helmet.


My Helmet is DOT approved. Isn't that good enough for autocross?
Your DOT sticker means nothing to CSCC.
We only allow helmets with the holographic SA, M, K, SFI or BSI stickers.
You cannot and will not pass tech with a DOT-only helmet.

    Allowed helmets:
    ECE: 22.05 (Reg 22 Ammendment 05)
    SA: SA2010 or newer.
    K: K2005 or newer.
    M: M2005 or newer.
    CMS: 2007 or newer.
    CMR: 2007 newer.
    SFI: 31.1/2005
    BSI: BS6658-85 type A/FR



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Re: Where Can I Buy a Helmet & What kind should I buy?

Postby Christine Grice » Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:53 am

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Re: Where Can I Buy a Helmet & What kind should I buy?

Postby Michael Palero » Mon Sep 27, 2010 12:24 pm

2010 Helmet Certification Bulletin:
http://www.scca.com/documents/Solo_Rule ... lletin.pdf
2010/09/27 - M95 Eligibility Expiration Update

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Re: Where Can I Buy a Helmet & What kind should I buy?

Postby Michael Palero » Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:57 am

2015 Helmet Certification Bulletin
http://scca.cdn.racersites.com/prod/assets/2015_Solo_helmet_cert_decals.pdf
3/10/2015 M2000 & SA2000 requirement

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Re: Where Can I Buy a Helmet & What kind should I buy?

Postby Kristoffer Gjevre » Fri Aug 28, 2015 1:25 pm

Michael Palero wrote:2015 Helmet Certification Bulletin
http://scca.cdn.racersites.com/prod/assets/2015_Solo_helmet_cert_decals.pdf
3/10/2015 M2000 & SA2000 requirement


That link is not working for me, but I found this link that seems to be for the same pdf:
http://cdn.growassets.net/user_files/scca/downloads/000/003/718/2015_Solo_helmet_cert_decals.pdf?1432652723

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Re: Where Can I Buy a Helmet & What kind should I buy?

Postby John Cipolletta » Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:42 am

OMG thank you so much for sharing this post! It will help me a lot.

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Re: Helmet: What kind should I buy?

Postby David Watson » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:57 am

Anyone have a lead on where to fit and purchase a helmet in So. Cal./Los Angeles?
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Re: Helmet: What kind should I buy?

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Re: Helmet: What kind should I buy?

Postby David Watson » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:38 pm

Close by, thanks! :clap:
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Re: Helmet: What kind should I buy?

Postby Kevin Pao » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:42 pm

David, check your inbox.


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