F1 2007 Preview: Helmets

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Scott Speed, David Coulthard, Mark Webber, Vitantonio Liuzzi, preseason, 2007Time was when drivers would go throughout their career without changing their helmets. These days F1 racers seem to spend every moment they’re out of the cockpit dreaming up a new style, or finding some way of cramming more adverts on them.

Home races, one-off sponsor deals, minor football tournaments – everything has been used as a pretext for a unique, possibly chrome, certainly one-of-a-kind collector’s edition helmet.

Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and Mark Webber are just three of the drivers sporting new styles in 2007. Here’s a run down of all the drivers in 2007 and the lids they’re be wearing.


Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso, McLaren-Mercedes, helmet, 2007

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes, helmet, 2007


Giancarlo Fisichella

Giancarlo Fisichella, Renault, helmet, 2007

Heikki Kovalainen

Heikki Kovalainen, Renault, helmet, 2007


Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa, Ferrari, 2007, helmet, 2

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, 2007, helmet, 2


Jenson Button

Jenson Button, Honda, helmet, 2007

Rubens Barrichello

Rubens Barrichello, Honda, helmet, 2007


Nick Heidfeld

Nick Heidfeld, BMW, helmet, 2007

Robert Kubica

Robert Kubica, BMW, helmet, 2007


Ralf Schumacher

Ralf Schumacher, Toyota, helmet, 2007

Jarno Trulli

Jarno Trulli, Toyota, helmet, 2007

Red Bull-Renault

David Coulthard

David Coulthard, Red Bull-Renault, helmet, 2007

Mark Webber

Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault, helmet, 2007


Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota helmet, 2007

Alexander Wurz

Alexander Wurz, Williams-Toyota helmet, 2007

Scuderia Toro Rosso-Ferrari

Vitantonio Liuzzi

Vitantonio Liuzzi, Toro Rosso-Ferrari, helmet, 2007

Scott Speed

Scott Speed, Toro Rosso-Ferrari, helmet, 2006


Christijan Albers

Christijan Albers, Spyker, helmet, 2006

Adrian Sutil

Adrian Sutil, Spyker, helmet, 2006

Super Aguri-Honda

Takuma Sato

Takuma Sato, BAR-Honda, helmet, Shanghai, 2005

Anthony Davidson

Jenson Button, Anthony Davidson, Honda, Monza, 2006

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6 comments on “F1 2007 Preview: Helmets”

  1. Not only do Toyota never change their livery, their drivers never change their helmets

  2. It’s good to see Anthony Davidson has kept the same basic helmet design he had when he was about eight years old…

  3. Massa changed his helmet design for 2007. You can add the new picture if you want.

  4. Thanks for the spot – have updated accordingly (and Raikkonen’s).

  5. Has Lewis always had the same helmet design throughout his motor sport career? If so does anyone know why?



  6. He used a yellow helmet when he was in karting so his dad could spot him more easily. Not, as has been suggested, as an homage to Ayrton Senna.

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