The chest protection vest is an essential element for every kart driver. Initially developed as a self-made product, it has now come to play a fundamental role on all tracks, so much so that the International Automobile Federation, through the 88070-2018 approval (which you can learn more about thanks to our article “Technique – The FIA 88070-2018 approval for kart rib protectors”), has made it mandatory for all participants in FIA Karting competitions starting from 2021. On the occasion of Round 2 of the FIA Karting European Championship OK-OKJ 2022, in Zuera, we collected, through a sample of drivers, the data (in percentages) on the models used, as well as various opinions on the matter. Stilo, Tillett, OMP and Bengio HST: which is the favourite product of the drivers who take part in the most prestigious races?
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