ScorpionEXO Racing Helmet Worn by Armani Williams while Competing in the ARCA Truck Pro Series, circa 2016

Summary

Armani Williams didn't let an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis hold him back from his goal to be a racing driver. He began competing in NASCAR's Canadian Pinty's series in 2017, and in its American K&N Pro Series East the following year. Williams used this gear while driving in ARCA Truck Series races in 2016.

Armani Williams didn't let an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis hold him back from his goal to be a racing driver. He began competing in NASCAR's Canadian Pinty's series in 2017, and in its American K&N Pro Series East the following year. Williams used this gear while driving in ARCA Truck Series races in 2016.

Artifact

Crash helmet

Date Made

circa 2016

Creators

KIDO Sports Co. Ltd. 

ScorpionEXO USA 

Place of Creation

South Korea, Seoul 

China 

United States, California, Santa Fe Springs 

Creator Notes

Designed by KIDO Sports Co. Ltd. in Seoul, South Korea. Made at the KIDO Sports factory in China. Distributed by ScorpionEXO in Santa Fe Springs, California.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2021.30.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Armani Williams.

Material

Plastic
Polystyrene

Color

Black (Color)
White (Color)
Blue

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 9.5 in

Length: 12.75 in

Inscriptions

on sides: Exo / Scorpion on back: URBAN / DESTROYER sticker on back: SNELL / M2005 APPROVED / DOT / EXO-400 label inside front: SCORPIONEXO ABS/PC / WARNING! / NO HELMET CAN PROTECT THE WEARER / AGAINST ALL POSSIBLE OR FORESEEABLE / IMPACTS. HOWEVER, FOR MAXIMUM / PROTECTION, THE HELMET MUST BE OF GOOD / FIT AND ALL RETENTION STRAPS MUST BE / SECURELY FASTENED. HELMETS CAN SERIOUSLY BE DAMAGED BY SUBSTANCES / SUCH AS PETROL, PAINT, ADHESEVE OR CLEANING AGENTS. WITHOUT DAMAGE / BEING VISIBLE TO THE USER. WHEN CLEANING THE HELMET WASH WITH WARM / WATER AND A MILD SOAP. AIR DRY. MAKE NO MODIFICATIONS. FASTEN HELMET / SECURELY AT ALL TIMES. IF THE HELMET EXPERIENCES A BLOW, RETURN IT TO / THE MANUFACTURER FOR INSPECTION OR DESTROY AND REPLACE IT. / SHELL CONSTRUCTED OF THERMOPLASTIC POLYCARBONATE. / LINER MADE OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE. / MANUFACTURED BY KIDO SPORTS CO., LTD. MADE IN CHINA

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