Schumacher sticks with red helmet in 2010

Michael Schumacher's 2010 F1 helmet

Michael Schumacher's 2010 F1 helmet

Michael Schumacher may have left Ferrari to join Mercedes but one very important thing will stay red in 2010 – his crash helmet.

After much speculation about what design he would use in 2010, a red version similar to the one he used in 2006 was revealed at the Mercedes livery launch today.

Nico Rosberg's 2010 F1 helmet

Nico Rosberg's 2010 F1 helmet

The only significant changes are an incorporation of the Mercedes three-pointed star and a logo for the team’s title sponsor Petronas.

Nico Rosberg has also stayed largely faithful to his usual design – inspider by father’s Keke’s – but with the same two changes as Schumacher’s.

Read more: Mercedes launch 2010 livery (Pictures)

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33 comments on Schumacher sticks with red helmet in 2010

  1. Topgun575 said on 25th June 2011, 22:50

    Wearing a Ferrari inspired helmet in a mercedes is sacrilege and not to mention very bad luck I would like to see Michael wear his true colours one that made him a World Champion!

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