Inside Motorsports Vol. 1 2018/Q1 - Part I - Page 24

Hel met of t he er a hist or y and anal yzis Af t er Massa's acci dent i n 2009, hel met s had t o meet even st r onger r equi r ement s: t hey need t o have f ur t her car bon f i ber / kevl ar sect i on t o pr ot ect dr i ver s head. To gi ve t hi s some cont ext t he F1 chassi s i s made of Car bon f i ber / kevl ar . You r emember t he br ut al cr ashes, wher e t he car pr ot ect ed t he dr i ver s, and nowadays even t he hel met i s made of t he same l i ght wei ght (t he hel met 's wei ght i s j ust a sl i ght l y mor e t han 1kg) and st r ong mat er i al . Vent i l l at i on became mor e ef f i ci ent of cour se, but t hat 's somet hi ng t hat st i l l keeps i mpr ovi ng over t he year s. 2010'S: Michael Schumacher 's hel met