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Race Seat Selection
A good place to start. The first question you need to ask yourself is what level of motorsport am I racing? Am I a serious competitor, track day racer or something else? Once you know where you sit, you must understand the rules around your type of motorsport. Most motorsport governing bodies will have driver safety manuals which you must be familiar with before purchasing a race seat as their guidelines may narrow your options. Our philosophy is that we always want drivers and co-drivers to get home safely after race day. We believe your best option to do this is by choosing from our He..
Choosing Your HANS
General Info What is a HANS Device? HANS stands for Head and Neck Support. The HANS Device is technically known as a Frontal Head Restraint (FHR) and has been designed to minimize the risk of serious neck injuries in a crash. How does the HANS Device work? In an impact, the HANS Device tethers limit the forward motion of the driver's helmet. It also transfers the tension load from the neck, which is very fragile, into a compression load against the forehead, which is a considerably stronger load. Selection When selecting a HANS Device there are two important factors to take i..
HANS Device Regulations
The time has come for the majority of Rally and Tarmac Motorsport in New Zealand must adopt a new item of driver safety equipment. Since 2018 MSNZ have been making a push for all occupants of race cars to use HANS Device’s (FHR) in all categories from basic to Championship level. As of the 1st of October 2020 MSNZ Schedule A, shows that HANS Device’s will be “Mandatory” or “Recommended” across all levels of motorsport within New Zealand. (1)  Frontal Head Restraint Requirements: All occupants shall wear FHR made to an approved standard as per Chart (1) below”  ..

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