Cal Crutchlow’s ‘Willow’ helmet

Cal Crutchlow will be racing with an updated helmet design for this weekend’s Austrian MotoGP at the Red Bull Ring circuit

Crutchlow’s usual design has been given an update as a tribute to his daughter Willow who was born on August 2nd.

Cruthlow’s usual green design has been given a pink colour and the rear of the helmet features a cartoon baby wearing a nappy with Crutchlow’s race number ’35’ on it.

The back of the helmet also features the name ‘Willow’ and the date of birth.

It’s a touching tribute – good luck Cal!

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Dani Pedrosa and Cal Crutchlow attending MOTORCYCLE LIVE

Dani Pedrosa
Dani Pedrosa and Cal Crutchlow will be appearing live at the Motorcycle Live show that is taking place at the Birmingham NEC from the 19th – 27th November, 2011.

Pedrosa will be signing autographs and giving interviews on Arai’s stand B320, which can be found in Hall 2. Cal Crutchlow will be opening the show by starting up and revving his Yamaha M1 live on the main stage.

Joining Pedrosa on the Arai stand will be Crutchlow, Johnny Rea, and Leon Haslam.

Arai will also be takin the opportunity to showcase their new and forthcoming helmet range that includes two new models.

1) The Arai Axces II features a completely new shell and interior with a wider aperture and visor, giving better peripheral vision and provides a fantastic entry point into the Arai brand.

2) Arai Tour X-4. The Tour-X has long been the benchmark helmet for adventure sports riding and the Tour X-4 is a superb evolution, featuring a re-designed, new shape shell with reinforced hyper ridge around the base. The revised, bigger chin vent gives better airflow and there are now brow vents added to the visor; the rear exhaust vents are also a sharper, more aggressive design.

And if that wasn’t enough, there will also be new and fresh designs being launched that includes a new Jonathan Rea RX-7 GP replica helmet (photos when we have them).

Motorcycle Live runs from 19th-27th November 2011. Tickets are £16 in advance for adults, £10 for Senior and £6 for children aged 6-16

Don’t forget to check out the existing Dani Pedrosa Helmet and the Cal Crutchlow helmet available in the Arai range