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Ranking the Top 5 Formula 1 Driver Helmets of 2014

Formula One helmets are not what they used to be. They still, of course, protect drivers from injury, but their meaning—particularly in recent years as drivers have swapped helmets on a weekly basis—has expanded significantly. As well as being an integral part of a competitor's survival kit, helmets are now the racing driver's equivalent of a personal statement. They are used to echo a sense of patriotism, to deliver messages and well wishes and, essentially, to have a little fun. The view of helmets as fashion accessories has led to many weird and wonderful designs gracing the grid, with drivers offering glimpses of their personalities through these colours and images. From Nico Rosberg's Darth Vader imitation to Daniel Ricciar...

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