Red Bull drivers sport special helmets for team’s home race

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Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez are sporting special helmet designs for the first of two consecutive races at the track which bears the team’s name.

It’s the first of three races the team can count as home events. As well as two races in Austria, the following round will take place at Silverstone, half an hour’s drive from the team’s base in Milton Keynes.

Max Verstappen’s Styrian Grand Prix helmet

Max Verstappen's Styrian Grand Prix helmet
Max Verstappen’s Styrian Grand Prix helmet

Three-times world champion Niki Lauda and Austria’s other title-winner, Jochen Rindt, are named on Verstappen’s new, day-glo yellow helmet design for this weekend’s race.

Sergio Perez’s Styrian Grand Prix helmet

Sergio Perez's Styrian Grand Prix helmet
Sergio Perez’s Styrian Grand Prix helmet

Perez has also incorporated the colours of the Austrian flag alongside his more familiar Mexican design, with a hand-stitching effect around the ever-present Red Bull logos.

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12 comments on “Red Bull drivers sport special helmets for team’s home race”

  1. Biskit Boy (@sean-p-newmanlive-co-uk)
    26th June 2021, 7:40

    What God awful designs

    1. I agree, so messy.. I’m strongly in favor of ‘clean’ designs.

      To be more constructive though: which designs do you like then?

  2. Checo’s is a bit better,but stil…

  3. Weird. It’s like they switched colors on the top. Will be strange picking them out this weekend.

  4. Somewhat as if they switched around their standard designs. Not bad, but I still prefer their regular ones.

  5. Good god these things are out of control

  6. RandomMallard (@)
    26th June 2021, 9:48

    Does Perez’s remind anyone else of Marc Marquez and his ‘brand’?

    Also nice touch for the two champions from Max.

  7. Joe Pineapples
    26th June 2021, 10:49

    New helmets, that makes a change 🥱

  8. The change completely threw me off yesterday, couldn’t tell them apart for a while.

  9. Unrecognizable.

  10. ForzaAlonsoF1
    26th June 2021, 12:34

    Missed an opportunity to headline this artice “Special Helmuts” there Keith!

    1. aha, that’s a good one

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