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Founder Fridays

Happy Friday, #CarbonArmy! For this month we are introducing "Founder Fridays", where you'll catch up with news and musings from the Founder of Black Armor Helmets, James Wilson. "Racing has been a passion of mine since childhood. Since having two big crashes in 2017, it's been tough for me to not be in a racecar. This is almost inevitable in auto racing, and while it's no fun, preparing yourself now can aide in the recovery process later. Post-crash recovery involves several aspects-- physical, mental/emotional, and financial. On the physical side, injuries small and large can make bouncing back from a...

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Team Black Armor Helmets Sweeps Pirelli World Challenge at Road America!

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Team Black Armor Helmets Sweeps Pirelli World Challenge at Road America!

Black Armor Helmets drivers swept the Touring Car (TC) and Touring Car B-Spec (TCB) classes in Rounds 7 and 8 of the Pirelli World Challenge at Road America.  Leading the TC class and the overall field on both days was Tony Rivera in his Brass Monkey Racing/Tiburon Motorsports Nissan 370Z.  Tom O'Gorman bested the TCB field both days in his Team Black Armor Helmets Honda Racing/HPD Fit. Tony wears our Circuit Pro SA2015 while Tom wears our Aero Pro SA2015.  Both helmets are made of carbon fiber and they provide outstanding lightness, protection, and durability. Black Armor Helmets is also...

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Black Armor Helmets to Debut New Car and New Driver in the Pirelli World Challenge Championships

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Black Armor Helmets to Debut New Car and New Driver in the Pirelli World Challenge Championships

Black Armor Helmets will debut both a new car and a new driver in the Touring Car B (TCB) class for Rounds 7 and 8 of the Pirelli World Challenge Championships. Heading into the mid-point of the season, Tom O’Gorman, who has finished second in every race this season, will debut his all new #94 Black Armor Helmets 2015 Honda Racing/HPD Honda Fit at scenic Road America. O’Gorman’s sights remain set on the TCB Championship and the Ohio native hopes his new car is just the boost he needs to lead to victory in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. “Our goal for...

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Black Armor Helmets Announces Five Car Line-up for the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge Championships

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Black Armor Helmets Announces Five Car Line-up for the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge Championships

Black Armor Helmets is pleased to announce a team high five entries for the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge Championships season. The team will head to Circuit of the Americas March 4-6 with a record four Touring Car B (TCB) entries with a fifth TCB car to be added later in the season. The team will field four Mazda2’s and a Honda Fit. Black Armor Helmets was recently announced as the Official Helmet of the Pirelli World Challenge Safety and Pace Car team and the race team has high hopes to improve upon last year’s eighth place team standings. Drivers James...

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Black Armor Helmets Named Official Helmet of Pirelli World Challenge Safety and Pace Car Team

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Black Armor Helmets Named Official Helmet of Pirelli World Challenge Safety and Pace Car Team

Black Armor Helmets is pleased to announce that WC Vision has chosen their new Circuit Pro and Rally carbon fiber helmets for use by officials in the 2016 Pirelli World Challenge Championship Series.   This season, members of the Safety and Pace Car team will be outfitted with new Black Armor Rally Carbon helmets featuring integrated radio communications. For the OEM Hotlaps program, participants will be donning Black Armor Circuit Pro carbon fiber helmets with the new SA2015 certification. Several competitors in the series also wear Black Armor Helmets, including Randy Hale (TC), Austin Snader (TC), Steve Taake (TCB), Tom...

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