Here it is,Fernando´s 2012 season helmet. After last year getting back to basis, Fernando has opted to keep the design virtually unchanged. Again the Spanish flag predominates over the helmetsides and Asturian blue fulfills its basic colors. At the front, light blue isintegrated in the top part of the screen.
Otherwise littlechanges. Famous poker cards due to the two world titles and also two rays overthe head stay, as these last are present in each Fernando´s helmet since as achild, he got as a present a small car whose pilot had this ray in his head.
The helmet weighs 1.3kilos and is made with 16 layers of carbon fiber to fit the pilot´s head, whichusually has 5 or 6 during the season. He also wears Kevlar and Nomexreinforcements, which are able to resist the flames in a crash and the visor isbulletproof, as specified by FIA.