Three new Marc Marquez helmets added to Shoei lineup
February 17, 2014
The following is an industry press release...
Dominance. That’s what you get when the world’s most progressive racer is paired with the world’s most advanced helmet. Marc Marquez and his SHOEI® X-Twelve lit the Moto-GP world on fire during their 2013 championship winning season as he became the youngest premier-class World Champion in history. Track Certified by the fastest rider on the planet, the X-Twelve’s incredible ventilation, superior aerodynamics, and ultra lightweight feel give Marquez the extra edge needed to compete on the sport’s biggest stage.
Montmelo Marquez TC-2 – This special edition graphic was worn by Marquez at one of his home race tracks (Circuit de Catalunya) in Spain during his record breaking season. Montmelo is the name of the district where the circuit resides and holds a special place close to Marquez’s heart. MSRP $839.99
Motegi Marquez TC-1 – This special edition graphic was used at HRC Honda’s home race at the Twin Ring Motegi Circuit in Motegi Japan during Marquez’s record breaking season. MSRP $839.99
Marquez Black Ant TC-5 – This special edition matte finish graphic was used by Marquez during the 2012 winter tests prior to his record breaking championship season as well as during 2014’s preseason testing. Marquez wore this graphic on his X-Twelve helmet and SHOEI® has adapted this graphic onto the latest helmet from SHOEI®, the new RF-1200. This is the first replica graphic offered in the RF-1200 lineup. MSRP $626.99
“SHOEI® is very proud to support such a gifted athlete. His jovial attitude and charming smile has warmed the hearts of fans worldwide. In honor of our record breaking champion, SHOEI® is pleased to announce the addition of three of his signature replica helmets to the lineup.” - Hiro Mizushima, SHOEI® Safety Helmet Corp. President.