Black, mean and no-nonsense - the helmet pictured here is the zenith of driver head protection. A mere 1,200 gram carbon-fibre shell that can withstand the crushing force of a 55-tonne tank without deforming, and an 800 degree Celsius fire for 30 seconds without its interior rising above 70 degrees Celsius.
This FIA-prescribed 8860 racing helmet reached such a peak after years of...»
The best way to defend your world title? Attack with maximum ferocity from the off. That's exactly what Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull did in Melbourne, from the German's crushingly dominant pole lap, to his equally imperious race drive.
Against testing form, McLaren proved Red Bull's biggest threat, with Lewis Hamilton's spirited second place just reward for the team's late...»