Check out our informational articles to learn about the “how” and “why” some of our specs were developed, as well as stories about SFI in other media publications.

SFI Published Articles –

Seat Belts
Seat Belts: Essential to Driver Safety
Posted – June, 2012

Driver Suits
SFI Specs Assure Quality Driver Suits
Posted – October, 2006

Helmets Perform in the Lab First, Then on the Track
Posted – March, 2006


Other Media Articles –

(Disclaimer: The below articles are shared for informational purposes only. The content, views, and opinions expressed in any of the articles posted below are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the SFI Foundation, Inc, its directors, officers, employees, members, affiliates, representatives, or agents.)

NASA Speed News Magazine
Setting the Standard by Brett Becker
Online Article – October 1, 2019

Performance Racing Industry
Setting the Standard by Steve Statham
Online Article – August, 2019

Performance Racing Industry
Challenges Create Opportunities – Diesel Drag Racing Safety by Todd Ryden
Online Article – May, 2018


Read online at SEMA News:
SEMA Heritage, Know Your Helmets, page 140

Or download the .PDF version here:
SEMA Heritage, Know Your Helmets
Posted – September 19, 2017

PRP Seats
SFI 16.1 vs. 16.5 Harness: Which One Do I Need? (for off-road racing) by Zack Pressey
Posted- April 20, 2017

Performance Racing Industry
Emergency and Safety Training in Motorsports by Laura Pitts
Online Issue- April, 2017

RPM Magazine
Read about the history of drag racing safety:
Standard of Excellence by George Klass
Issue- January, 2016

Performance Business Magazine

Read online at Performance Business:
SFI is Serious Business, page 44

Or download the .PDF version here:
SFI is Serious Business
Posted – May, 2013


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