Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Links back to The Car Lounge (opens in same window)
    Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
    Results 1 to 35 of 37

    Thread: Post up your favorite motorsports hats

    1. Member MontoyaF1's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 6th, 2004
      Location
      Nashville, TN USA
      Posts
      928
      Vehicles
      2008 Saab 9-3 SportCombi, 2008 Saturn Astra XR
      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?
      Learn what the bible really says about the End Times:

      http://www.bibleprophecytruth.com

    2. 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.

    3. Senior Member Aonarch's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 4th, 2006
      Location
      US 129
      Posts
      31,679
      Vehicles
      More than you can afford pal. Ferrari.
      09-20-2012 11:21 AM #3
      INB4 Monster Energy.
      Semper Fi | USMC '06-'13 | 0311 | 0331| 0933 | '14- Soldier of Fortune
      Wagon Aficionado | Brodozer Brocionado | BMW Motorrad
      Aonarch's Blog!
      Wagon GTG SoWo '14

    4. Member BluMagic's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 9th, 2008
      Location
      snohomish, WA
      Posts
      5,018
      Vehicles
      2011 Genesis 3.8 R-spec
      09-20-2012 11:24 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by winstonsmith84 View Post
      He did this at 22 old. He is world strongest man. President Obama ordered him to stop but truth must come out. Buy silver in middle of week.

    5. Geriatric Member AKADriver's Avatar
      Join Date
      Nov 20th, 2001
      Location
      Unreal VA
      Posts
      40,861
      Vehicles
      NB Miata
      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.
      Splinter - Team Post-Killing Ninja
      I don't practice llanteria

    6. Member
      Join Date
      Mar 18th, 2011
      Posts
      4,660
      Vehicles
      2011 DB GTI DSG 2 Door
      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..
      Last edited by RacingManiac; 09-20-2012 at 11:37 AM.

    7. Member NotoriousWithaG's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 27th, 2005
      Location
      Ashburn, VA
      Posts
      4,186
      Vehicles
      [+7560 post] 07,13
      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
      Quote Originally Posted by Scottie2LO View Post
      I may or may not have slapped a cougar outside seacrits at 230am
      [Alex @ AllesGute

    8. Senior Member Aonarch's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 4th, 2006
      Location
      US 129
      Posts
      31,679
      Vehicles
      More than you can afford pal. Ferrari.
      09-20-2012 02:18 PM #8
      RIP Senna.

      Damn now I want that hat!
      Semper Fi | USMC '06-'13 | 0311 | 0331| 0933 | '14- Soldier of Fortune
      Wagon Aficionado | Brodozer Brocionado | BMW Motorrad
      Aonarch's Blog!
      Wagon GTG SoWo '14

    9. Member tuddy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jun 20th, 2006
      Location
      long island
      Posts
      3,148
      Vehicles
      evo, 190e
      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.

    10. Member NotoriousWithaG's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 27th, 2005
      Location
      Ashburn, VA
      Posts
      4,186
      Vehicles
      [+7560 post] 07,13
      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
      Quote Originally Posted by Scottie2LO View Post
      I may or may not have slapped a cougar outside seacrits at 230am
      [Alex @ AllesGute

    11. Member mike02467's Avatar
      Join Date
      Mar 17th, 2010
      Location
      Peru
      Posts
      2,819
      Vehicles
      Supercar
      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.

    12. Junior Member 612Scag's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 30th, 2012
      Location
      Hub City, Texas
      Posts
      92
      Vehicles
      2007 Audi A4 2.0T
      09-20-2012 05:11 PM #12
      The carpet pissers did this?!

    13. Member vortexblue's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jan 27th, 2001
      Location
      Temecula, CA
      Posts
      3,128
      Vehicles
      multiple miatae; rabbit pickup
      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.

    14. Member B3passatBMX's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 26th, 2004
      Location
      Columbus, OH
      Posts
      10,294
      Vehicles
      93 525iT, 91 318iS
      09-20-2012 05:41 PM #14
      Come at me bro

      Quote Originally Posted by Rutledge View Post
      Well, then, I'm here to "ruin" the vortex for you. I'm sorry you hate fun.
      02 SVT Focus: Jackson Racing supercharged (SOLD )
      91 318is
      93 525iT

    15. Member .:bigred12's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 16th, 2010
      Location
      NY
      Posts
      464
      Vehicles
      03 Jetta GLS
      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?
      03 Jetta GLS

    16. Member Crimping Is Easy's Avatar
      Join Date
      Jun 13th, 2012
      Location
      Findlay, Ohio
      Posts
      2,641
      Vehicles
      1957 Citroen 2CV, 2001 Honda Prelude, 1984 Honda Gyro
      09-20-2012 06:54 PM #16
      Have a couple of these:

      Quote Originally Posted by JalopnikMatt View Post
      Everyone who writes for Jalopnik is an excellent writer and journalist.
      Quote Originally Posted by OptimusGlen View Post
      It had a giant decal on it which read "Poodle of Doom" with a picture of a rabid poodle. I'm not proud of this moment in our lives.

    17. Member NotoriousWithaG's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 27th, 2005
      Location
      Ashburn, VA
      Posts
      4,186
      Vehicles
      [+7560 post] 07,13
      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
      Quote Originally Posted by Scottie2LO View Post
      I may or may not have slapped a cougar outside seacrits at 230am
      [Alex @ AllesGute

    18. Member McBanagon's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 24th, 2010
      Location
      Northern part of the Virginia
      Posts
      8,695
      Vehicles
      German vans, British sporty things.
      09-20-2012 09:17 PM #18
      I snatched up one of these while they were in stock.


    19. Member BluMagic's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 9th, 2008
      Location
      snohomish, WA
      Posts
      5,018
      Vehicles
      2011 Genesis 3.8 R-spec
      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
      Quote Originally Posted by winstonsmith84 View Post
      He did this at 22 old. He is world strongest man. President Obama ordered him to stop but truth must come out. Buy silver in middle of week.

    20. Member NotoriousWithaG's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 27th, 2005
      Location
      Ashburn, VA
      Posts
      4,186
      Vehicles
      [+7560 post] 07,13
      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
      Quote Originally Posted by Scottie2LO View Post
      I may or may not have slapped a cougar outside seacrits at 230am
      [Alex @ AllesGute

    21. Member tip's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 7th, 2008
      Location
      South Puget Sound
      Posts
      1,203
      Vehicles
      Junk
      09-21-2012 11:35 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by B3passatBMX View Post
      Come at me bro
      LOL

    22. Member RQ1's Avatar
      Join Date
      Sep 21st, 2009
      Location
      Pa
      Posts
      2,882
      Vehicles
      MK3 // Q1 TT
      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

    23. Member .:bigred12's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 16th, 2010
      Location
      NY
      Posts
      464
      Vehicles
      03 Jetta GLS
      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.
      03 Jetta GLS

    24. Junior Member 612Scag's Avatar
      Join Date
      Aug 30th, 2012
      Location
      Hub City, Texas
      Posts
      92
      Vehicles
      2007 Audi A4 2.0T
      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?!

    25. Member McBanagon's Avatar
      Join Date
      Feb 24th, 2010
      Location
      Northern part of the Virginia
      Posts
      8,695
      Vehicles
      German vans, British sporty things.
      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.

    26. 09-24-2012 12:32 PM #26
      Players gunna play.

    27. Member ncbrock's Avatar
      Join Date
      Sep 28th, 2010
      Location
      Raleigh, NC
      Posts
      2,074
      Vehicles
      e36 M3 Sedan, M Coupe, FFR Cobra
      09-24-2012 01:21 PM #27
      Not really motorsports, but grabbed for $2 at a swap meet brand new. They had some other brands as well, but I liked this the best and is super comfortable. No Im not a flatbiller, it was just brand new
      Last edited by ncbrock; 09-24-2012 at 01:29 PM.

    28. Member Rukh's Avatar
      Join Date
      Mar 25th, 2003
      Location
      Florida
      Posts
      7,651
      Vehicles
      '02 Jetta Wagon
      09-24-2012 02:13 PM #28
      I got one of these off of ebay a couple years ago:
      HAVE/HAD: Mercedes, Porsche, Cadillac, Land Rover, VW (x5), Buick, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Dodge, Nissan, Ford, GMC
      WANT: FIAT 500C Abarth, VW Scirocco Mk1, Alfa Romeo GTV, Lotus Esprit, Audi TT, 240Z, Lancer Evo VIII RS,
      Hudson Hornet, Porsche 964, Mini Cooper, Caterham SV, M-B CLS63 AMG, DeTomaso Pantera

    29. Member Cousin Eddie's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 17th, 2005
      Location
      Ontario, Canada
      Posts
      14,562
      Vehicles
      That there's an RV, Clark
      09-24-2012 04:14 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by ncbrock View Post
      Not really motorsports, but grabbed for $2 at a swap meet brand new. They had some other brands as well, but I liked this the best and is super comfortable. No Im not a flatbiller, it was just brand new
      I will double your money with an offer of $4!

      My recent pick-up during my trip of Europe and drive on the track:

      Nurburgring fitted.


    30. Member MontoyaF1's Avatar
      Join Date
      Apr 6th, 2004
      Location
      Nashville, TN USA
      Posts
      928
      Vehicles
      2008 Saab 9-3 SportCombi, 2008 Saturn Astra XR
      09-25-2012 09:49 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by RQ1 View Post
      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
      Does it look like this?



      This guy appears to be selling his:

      http://www.newschoolers.com/ns/forum...ead_id/677589/
      Learn what the bible really says about the End Times:

      http://www.bibleprophecytruth.com

    31. Member RQ1's Avatar
      Join Date
      Sep 21st, 2009
      Location
      Pa
      Posts
      2,882
      Vehicles
      MK3 // Q1 TT
      09-26-2012 04:03 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by MontoyaF1 View Post
      Does it look like this?
      Yes that's the hat. I'll check that link out. Thanks for posting

    32. Geriatric Member ATL_Av8r's Avatar
      Join Date
      Oct 17th, 2002
      Location
      Gapiana
      Posts
      39,638
      09-26-2012 04:09 PM #32
      I've given up the search. I like stuff on the front only.....the cramming advertisers on the sides and back ruin it for me. Too busy looking
      MemeGate 2012 - First Responder, post #2

      Quote Originally Posted by .skully.
      Mike, quote me in your signature

    33. Member RQ1's Avatar
      Join Date
      Sep 21st, 2009
      Location
      Pa
      Posts
      2,882
      Vehicles
      MK3 // Q1 TT
      10-07-2012 08:25 PM #33
      Time to bring this cool thread back. I have many but my favorite is my matech racing ford gt hat






    34. Member .:bigred12's Avatar
      Join Date
      Dec 16th, 2010
      Location
      NY
      Posts
      464
      Vehicles
      03 Jetta GLS
      10-07-2012 09:12 PM #34


      I received one of these as a gift after driving a CTS-V around Monticello earlier this summer. Nike Golf FTW.
      03 Jetta GLS

    35. Member
      Join Date
      Jun 14th, 2007
      Posts
      11,874
      Vehicles
      E36, R32
      10-08-2012 01:09 AM #35
      i don't see an English option, but if you buy Senna gear, do it through his store and the money goes to his charity/foundation.

      http://www.sennastore.com.br/home
      welcome to the layer cake

    Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •