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Schuberth GmbH

Formula 1 supplier

Schuberth GmbH
Credit: Allianz SE
Supplier information
Primary roleProtective equipment
HeadquartersAbu Dhabi

Schuberth supply helmets to several of the drivers on the Formula One grid. Helmet supply is a personal choice for each driver, and Schuberth have been used by such names as Michael Schumacher, Fernando Alonso and Nico Hülkenberg. The company also supply other forms of motorsport, as well as for standard motorcycle riders and industrial use.

Biography

The Schuberth company has been making and providing high quality helmets since the 1950s, with their first product concentrating on motorcycle safety. Over the years they have developed and innovated where necessary, to include working with different materials for strength and durability, as well as increasing comfort wherever possible.

The German company claim to be the “only helmet manufacturer in the world with its own wind and acoustic tunnels,” proving how much emphasis they put on testing and improvement. Although based in Germany and proud of their roots, the company has expanded across the globe, to provide helmets to many different industries. Emergency services, motorcycle riders, and of course, motorsport enthusiasts and professionals, have all used Schuberth helmets.

Current F1 racers using the helmets include Felipe Massa and Sergio Pérez, whilst Fernando Alonso and Nico Hülkenberg have both also been customers.