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New helmet designs

Posted on: August 27, 2010 | Comments(4) | Drivers, Helmet Designs | By: Jason Fowler

The workshop at JLF Designs has been as busy as ever with more IndyCar helmets being painted for Dan Wheldon and E.J. Viso. Two helmets have been recently painted for Dan with one featuring a design combining his main sponsors NOS energy drink and National Guard which has a camo design which is very time-consuming to paint! Each of the tiny blocks is laid on as masks so that the next color can be sprayed over the top and the process is repeated until all three colours are done. Then it can take over an hour just for the masks to be removed. There are no short-cuts in helmet paintwork!

Dan Wheldon's helmet

Wheldon's camo design

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