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Halo Proves its Worth

15 Sep 2021 - Category: Research

The Halo is a driver crash-protection system used in open-wheel racing series, which consists of a curved bar placed to protect the driver's head.

 

Initially, the system was unpopular among fans and many in motorsport - even some drivers. However, with the recent high-profile incidents of Lewis Hamilton & Max Verstappen at Monza and also Romain Grosjean's crash in Bahrain, it is clear that the Halo has saved these drivers from certain injury, or worse. 

 

For an interesting look at the development of Halo, there is an excellent article on the FIA website called 'how to make a halo'. You can read by clicking here or below.

 

FIA Halo Article