speed grand prix motorcycle and rider
Speed grand prix: streamlined motorcycle designed to race on a usually flat, closed road circuit; it can reach speeds of 200 mph.
Part that acts as a buffer for the helmet; it prevents the head from snapping backward in the event of a fall.
One-piece suit that protects the driver in the event of a fall; it provides protection for the hips, knees and elbows.
Item that covers the hand and wrist to protect them; it is reinforced at the fingers.
Pull-down part of the helmet; it is sturdy and transparent and protects the driver’s eyes and face while providing good visibility.
full face helmet
Rigid piece of equipment that protects the head; it is equipped with a visor and a chin cup.
Circular deformable unit made of rubber, mounted on the wheel and inflated with air, providing the connection between the motorcycle and the road, absorbing the unevenness of the road.
Hard plastic part attached by Velcro® to the place where the suit rubs the most often on the track in order to provide additional protection.
High leather boot protecting the ankles.
Circular unit turning around an axle; it supports the weight of the vehicle and transmits the thrust, steering and braking actions.
air intake for engine cooling
Opening for letting the outside air in to cool the engine.
Braking mechanism comprising a disc attached to the wheel, whose rotation is slowed down when the brake pads exert friction on it.