New Series, New Helmet: Danica Patrick Chooses Schuberth SF1 as She Moves to NASCAR

ALISO VIEJO, CA – April 26, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – German helmet manufacturer, Schuberth, has entered a multi-year partnership with Danica Patrick to be her official helmet supplier. As Patrick enters the NASCAR season, she is sporting the Schuberth SF1, the helmet worn and proven by drivers such as Michael Schumacher, Felipe Massa, Fernando Alonso, Nico Rosberg, Nick Heidfeld and Townsend Bell.

“We are proud that Danica Patrick chose Schuberth for her head protection,” reports Randy Northrup, Schuberth North America’s Vice President. “For over a decade, top-level Formula 1 and Indy Car drivers have chosen to race in Schuberth helmets based on recommendations from experts in head injury research and from fellow drivers.”

Patrick was first seen in the Schuberth SF1 racing in the Daytona 500 in February and is competing in both NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup series in 2012. “Safety and comfort are important to me, I want to wear the best. Schuberth is number one in safety so the choice was clear.” says Patrick.

“Schuberth is best known worldwide for its innovative German engineered aerodynamic and aeroacoustic high-end motorcycle helmets. Danica’s SF1 racing helmet is the culmination of 70 years of Schuberth Head Protection Technologies that includes police, firefighting, military, and worker protection. The safety innovations, engineering and technology advancements all come together in the newly released SF1 in North America,” says Northrup.

Schuberth North America is a branch of Schuberth GmbH in Magdeburg, Germany, providing innovative, protective Motorcycle Helmets. Made in Germany. Since 1922.