Shoei Presents Marc Marquez American Spirit Z8 Helmet

Between 2013 and 2018, Marc Marquez received the Grand Prix of the Americas six occasions in a row. Even after struggling a damaged humerus and present process a number of surgical procedures in 2020, the Repsol Honda rider seized victory on the Circuit of the Americas once more in 2021. Marquez’s kind on U.S. soil earned him the King of CotA nickname, and Shoei honors his impeccable profitable document with a limited-edition Z8 helmet within the American Spirit graphic.

Worn through the 2022 Grand Prix of the Americas, the particular livery pays homage to america flag with a pink, white, and blue colour mixture together with stars and stripes built-in into the design. Marquez’s signature quantity 93 emblazons either side of the helmet whereas Marc Marquez script adorns the again. Although the six-time MotoGP champ sported the graphic on Shoei’s flagship X-Fifteen mannequin, the race reproduction makes use of the model’s eminent all-arounder, the Z-8 (RF-1400).

2022 Grand Prix of the Americas - Marc Marquez

The X-Fifteen might boast superior supplies and an aerodynamic form, however the Z-8 fits highway using with additional consolation and an inexpensive mid-range price ticket. On high of that, Shoei just lately up to date the mannequin with an improved air flow system, a brand new visor-locking mechanism, and noise-diffusing, aerodynamics-enhancing Vortex Turbines. These additions solely improve the Z-8’s sporty nature, additional lending its kind to the GP-accurate American Spirit graphic.

Simply in time to have fun the U.S.’s Independence Day, Shoei will launch the special-edition lid in July, 2023, with restricted orders open via August, 2023. At 71,500 yen (~$535 USD), the race reproduction might be obtainable in S (55cm), M (57cm), L (59cm), XL (61cm), XXL (63cm) sizes. Marc Marquez might not have received the previous two Grands Prix of the Americas, however Shoei’s American Spirit Z-8 helmet nonetheless hails to the King of CotA.