In the early morning of July 4th, after a serious rollover accident at the F1 British station, Zhou Guanyu reported to everyone that he was safe through his personal social media. Zhou Guanyu said that it was Halo who saved him, and the entry “Halo system has made a contribution again” also instantly became the number one searched.
A number of on-track accidents have proven that Halo is extremely important to motorsport. At Spa in Belgium in 2018, Hulkenberg, Alonso and Leclerc all survived a serious crash, and the Halo system has been recognized by the team and drivers.
Halo is a safety system that fully protects the driver’s head for high-speed racing cars, mainly to protect the driver from flying debris. The Halo head protection system is made of titanium alloy materials. At present, titanium structural parts with a diameter of 50mm are mostly used, and the weight is about 7 kg.in testCONTROL ENGINEERING China All rights reserved, the Halo system can withstand a static load 10 times the full mass of the vehicle itself in the case of a vehicle-to-vehicle collision, significantly reducing potential damage. This component of only 7 kg can withstand a shock force of about 12 tons and is the strongest part of the whole car.