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SFI Undergarment Study

SFI Technical Manager, Mike Hurst, asked the important question, “Why is it important to wear flame resistant (FR) undergarments beneath a racesuit?” To answer this question, Mike went to the SFI Test Lab with various samples to compare wearing FR and non-FR underclothing fabrics under a racesuit when

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SFI Chassis Spec 25.5C Revision

The SFI Spec 25.5 has been revised, effective May 12, 2015. The newly revised version is designated as SFI Spec 25.5C and is for Full Bodied Car Stock or Modified/OEM Floorpan and Firewall with OEM Frame or Uni-Body Construction – 7.50 to 8.49 Seconds; 3,600 lbs. Maximum.

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Rally Group Joins SFI

SFI welcomes the Organized HP Rally Group (Southwest Rally Series) as our newest Affiliate Sanctioning Body. OHPRG-SWRS was formed in 2004 to provide high-performance stage rally events in the southwestern United States. Their objective is to encourage participation and promote the sport of rally racing, especially at

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SFI Welcomes North West Truck Pulls

North West Truck Pulls, LLC (NWTP) recently signed on with SFI as an affiliate sanctioning body. NW Truck Pulls hosts events throughout the Pacific Northwest United States, showcasing diesel pulling sports. They have seasoned professionals competing and also encourage anyone with little or no experience to give

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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING COUNTERFEIT PRODUCT

Counterfeit devices have been obtained by Simpson Performance Products and the matter is under investigation.  If you have a non-carbon head and neck restraint device labeled Hutchens Hybrid Pro with a 2013 SFI 38.1 label, this device may not be genuine.  If this device does not have

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SFI Welcomes SCORE and Other Sanctioning Body News

SFI welcomes SCORE International as our newest Affiliate. SCORE sanctions off-road open desert racing in the U.S. and Mexico for trucks, motorcycles, quads, and more. SCORE is best known for its Baja 1000 event that challenges competitors as they navigate an expansive course throughout Baja California. SFI

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AMCS Joins SFI as Member Sanctioning Body

The American Motorsports Challenge Series has joined the SFI Foundation as our newest member sanctioning group. They specialize in Figure 8 racing for mini stocks, street stocks, thunderstocks, and more! They also host oval racing in addition to their Figure 8 events. They have a full schedule running

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Mud Racers Association is Newest SFI Affiliate

The Mud Racers Association (MRA) is an organization that formed in 2007 with the mission to create unity for mud racing groups across the country. With the sport fragmented and lacking consistency in rules and safety, the MRA founders had the vision to lead the sport towards a national uniformity

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SFI Responds to Recent CAMS Announcement

April 17, 2014 – The SFI Foundation, Inc. (SFI) has significant concerns with the recent decision made by the Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS) to disallow the use of SFI Spec 38.1 head and neck restraints (HNR’s) in their sanctioned events after 2015. SFI is greatly disappointed

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Notice of Non-Compliant Products: Suits and Hoods

SFI Foundation has found several products (suits, hoods) sold by Sawan Sports which bear counterfeit SFI labels stating that the manufacturer certifies that their products meet the applicable SFI Specs. SFI obtained examples of some of these products and determined through testing that they DO NOT meet

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