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Arai Auto Racing Helmets GP-5W Helmet SA2015

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Arai GP-5W


THE FAVORITE OF STOCK CAR, SEDAN, AND RALLY DRIVERS: The GP-5W is favored by stock car, sedan, and rally drivers because of its wider, 90mm (approx. 3.5") eye port. With the larger eye port opening, the GP-5W uses its own exclusive shield.

Snell SA2015 certified with M6 washer/nuts installed at the factory so anyone can easily install their Head and Neck Restraint system anchor posts (sold separately). This helmet also comes with the FIA-8859-2015 certification sticker applied to the interior liner of the helmet.

Sizes: XS-XL



The 5W is constructed of Arai's exclusive, very-lightweight ScLc shell technology (Super Complex Laminate Construction), so it maintains a low overall weight to offset the added weight of the larger shield.


  • It has a smaller, more "natural" head shape and a lower center of gravity to balance and stabilize the helmet so it feels even lighter, helping to reduce fatigue.


  • The interior fit is typical Arai, benefitting from over 50 years of research and refinement and resulting in a helmet that more closely matches the shape of the human head. The fit is snug, allowing for the smallest possible helmet to be worn while still being comfortable.


  • Larger 90mm eye port top to bottom provides a better vertical view desired by many sedan drivers. For drivers not needing a shield, a visor peak is available.


  • The cheek pads are removable and washable for easy cleaning. More importantly, they're replaceable with pads of varying thickness for a custom, personalized fit.


  • Pre-Installed M6 threaded washer/nut with 6mm threads accept a variety of anchor systems for Head and Neck Restraints. Flat surface area around the mounting nut allows the anchor post to rest flush on the helmet surface. FIA-8859-2015 certified.


  • The upper ventilation system incorporates two large intake ducts and two exhaust vents. This vent system allows for improved air flow even within the confines of a sedan or closed cockpit.


  • Standard shields in Clear, Light Tint and Dark Smoke; Anti- Fog Shields in Clear, Light Tint and Dark Smoke; or Tear-Offs in Five-Packs (10 mil thick) and Ten-Packs (5 mil thick).

An effective helmet is one that fits properly. Have an assistant use a measuring tape, or a piece of string to measure the circumference of your head starting at a point approximately one inch above the eyebrows in front, around a point in the back of the head that results in the largest possible measurement, and finally wrapping back to the front. It is a good idea to take several measurements to make sure you have the largest one.