This is the “Cuna de Campeones” helmet that was presented to Luis Salom to mark his participation in the Spanish “Cuna de Campeones”- which can be translated from the Spanish as ‘Cradle of Champions‘.
“Cuna de Campeones” is kind of like an ‘incubator class’ for talented young riders and it acts as an academy for riders to learn and sharpen their racing skills – Luis Salom spent time in the “Cuna de Campeones” between 2002 and 2004. He then moved to the Spanish Speed Championship and then Red Bull Cup, before eventually landing in the World Championship class.
Salom received the helmet shortly after he claimed his 3rd place finish in the overall Moto3 Championship standings.
Salom was presented with the helmet by Gonzalo Gobert (head of the Valencia circuit) and the head of the “Cuna de Campeones”, Julián Mir.
The helmet was made up of images and scenes from his time in the “Cuna de Campeones” as well as a few images from his time in Moto3.