Phil Read

Phil Read Helmets

Phil Read
Phil Read was nicknamed “The Prince of Speed”, and was the first man to win world championships in the 125cc, 250cc and 500cc classes. Phil Read’s racing career also saw him competing against Giacomo Agostini and Mike Hailwood, making his achievements all the more inpressive.

Phil Read was the man responsible for delivering Yamaha their first World Title when he won the 250cc class in 1964.

Phil Read’s iconic helmet design is currently available from Arai helmets.