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    Thread: Post up your favorite motorsports hats

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      09-20-2012 10:49 AM #1
      Okay, maybe my post is stupid, so flame away if you must.

      I have a really small head, so it is hard to find a hat that fits well. I had a Williams F1 hat just like this (only it was the Juan Montoya one). By far the nicest cap I've ever owned: heavy, thick cloth that maintained its shape without an inner webbing, a long, thick, curved bill, and just great quality all around:



      Since then I could never find a hat as nice as that one. I bought a Kubica Renault hat, only it is a lot flimsier and suffered the "trucker hat" look that required me to cut the embroidery backing to make it conform to my head better:



      Anyone else buy a motorsports or car hat that looked so cool or fit so perfectly that they could never find another one as good at that one?
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      09-20-2012 11:14 AM #2
      Interested in seeing a motorsports hat that doesn't make you look like a dork. IMO, the only time a motorsports hat looks good is if you are also wearing a nomex suit.

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      09-20-2012 11:28 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Markos View Post
      Interested in seeing a motorsports hat that doesn't make you look like a dork. IMO, the only time a motorsports hat looks good is if you are also wearing a nomex suit.
      I used to feel the same way, then I lost my hair. Now I gotta put stuff on my head or it turns red. @#$%

      I got a hat from the original Mazda Zoom Zoom Live event back in 2002 for the first gen Mazda6 launch. I did well enough in the autocross (not that well, really) to get a hat. I loved that hat, actually I still have it, but it's so worn out I don't wear it. It split at the corners where the brim meets the cap itself.

      I got another free hat from the Scion FR-S drive events back in the spring just for showing up. That hat is really nice quality but the fabric is so heavy and so black that I can't wear it in the summer, too hot. More free promotional hats need to be made in grey or tan.
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      09-20-2012 11:35 AM #6
      Not necessarily my favorite, but I got one of these:





      From our driver in Formula BMW back in 04 after he won one of the race at Indy during the F1 weekend...

      I also like my Formula SAE hats..
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      09-20-2012 02:14 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by BluMagic View Post

      this. I bought one off ebay and loved it, I wore it everywhere and it was super comfortable but I lost it

      Im about to order another one though I miss it too much
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      09-20-2012 02:18 PM #8
      RIP Senna.

      Damn now I want that hat!
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      09-20-2012 02:27 PM #9
      I was watching senna about 2 months ago and I kept saying to my wife I wanted that hat but i never thought to look into buying it.

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      09-20-2012 02:29 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by tuddy View Post
      I was watching senna about 2 months ago and I kept saying to my wife I wanted that hat but i never thought to look into buying it.
      they sell them on ebay and I think the proceeds go straight to his foundation in Brasil
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      09-20-2012 02:30 PM #11
      I have this Repsol Honda hat that I got from Indianapolis motor speedway last year. I brought it to the race this August and got it signed by Jorge Lorenzo, the factory Yamaha rider. I can't find any pics of the hat online anywhere though.

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      09-20-2012 05:11 PM #12
      The carpet pissers did this?!

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      09-20-2012 05:32 PM #13
      My kid (5) loves the RedBull Team.

      I've been trying to find him a kid-sized hat that has the Redbull Racing logo on it. The twist? I'm not spending $50. Anybody know of a place I can pick up a reasonably priced hat for him?


      To answer the thread, I have a Sauber hat and a pile of Whiskey-Tango DIRT racin' hats.

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      09-20-2012 05:41 PM #14
      Come at me bro

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      09-20-2012 06:53 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by NotoriousWithaG View Post
      they sell them on ebay and I think the proceeds go straight to his foundation in Brasil
      Do you know if the hats come with the slightly bent brim like in Sennas photo or very curved like the ebay photo?
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      09-20-2012 06:54 PM #16
      Have a couple of these:

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      09-20-2012 08:12 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by .:bigred12 View Post
      Do you know if the hats come with the slightly bent brim like in Sennas photo or very curved like the ebay photo?

      curved like the photo after doing a quick search, pretty much how most of them are like

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/AYRTON-SENNA...item2ebf5eb1af
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      09-20-2012 09:17 PM #18
      I snatched up one of these while they were in stock.


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      09-21-2012 09:38 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by .:bigred12 View Post
      Do you know if the hats come with the slightly bent brim like in Sennas photo or very curved like the ebay photo?
      this has been my problem, finding an original looking one
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      09-21-2012 11:18 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by BluMagic View Post
      this has been my problem, finding an original looking one
      I ended up taking a bunch of heavy books and laying them ontop of the brim for a few days and it did the trick pretty well for me
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      09-21-2012 11:35 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      Come at me bro
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      09-21-2012 11:56 AM #22
      Cool thread. I have a question about a hat i had in the past. I'm trying to find a rare GoPro motorsports hat, i lost mine somewhere and i've searched with no luck. Does anyone know where i can find one ?

      Thanks

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      09-21-2012 12:07 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by NotoriousWithaG View Post
      I ended up taking a bunch of heavy books and laying them ontop of the brim for a few days and it did the trick pretty well for me
      pic? contemplating buying one, I wanna see how it looks straightened out.
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      09-24-2012 12:09 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by McBanagon View Post
      I snatched up one of these while they were in stock.

      The carpet pissers did this?!

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      09-24-2012 12:17 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by 612Scag View Post
      Thumbs up to the Brawn GP hat
      Before I typed out that reply, I looked to see if I could find one for sale. Nothing but eBay.

      I also snatched a lanyard, too. It's around my neck right now with my work badges on it.

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