Unbiased reviews of fireproof base layers including shirts and pants from brands such as Coolshirt, Oakley, CarbonX, and Traqgear.
The driving suit is not the only piece of equipment that protects a driver in the event of a fire. What you wear underneath the suit can prevent heat transfer, protect you from burns, and buy you precious time to vacate a burning vehicle.
Nothing zaps a driver’s performance like heat stress. Fortunately there are a couple of new products on the market designed to lower body temperature in the cockpit. This week I review Team Driving Impressions' Cool-A-Clava, as well as the Ultralight fireproof balaclava from Traqgear.