Essential Track Day Gear

Gear up for an afternoon at the racing circuit.

When heading out for a track day, you have to be sure that you’re prepped and ready. Let’s face it, the worst thing to happen is to show up to the track, find out you’re not prepared, and have to either head home or ask around hoping someone will lend you a helmet. For that, we’ve put together a list of gear needed for a solid day out at the track.

Below are some pieces of gear that every driver should need. From gloves to a full racing suit, these few items are essential. While the list may not include everything, these are essential to have a full track day experience. Check the gear out down below for yourself.

The Outlierman Crocodile Rock Gloves

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With close attention on delivering elegantly designed accessories to a community of car lovers, The Outlierman represents the gentleman who views driving as a true passion. The Crocodile Rock driving gloves are crafted out of the rare crocodile leather and are made in Italy. They feature a palm in Nappa lambskin for comfort as well as “rock ‘n roll” stitching in cotton that allows for optimum movement when driving. These gloves are produced only upon request as they are truly special and rare creations. 

Bell RS7 Helmet

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With a trusted reputation in the world of motorsports, Bell Helmets continues to enhance on-track safety through its line of performance-oriented products. The Bell RS7 features a lightweight carbon composite shell that improves acoustic comfort while increasing energy absorbing capabilities. The Double Screen Anti-Fog (DSAF) shield and rubber gasket seal ensure air, water, and dust will not enter the eyeport. The Bell RS7 Helmet comes available in a variation of sizes and colors to complement any racer’s style.

Grand Prix Originals Racing Sneaker in Miami Blue


For those looking to add a performance element to any style, Gentleman Driver presents its flagship Racing Sneaker. The sport-driven design is crafted from 100% leather with a pure natural rubber sole that provides stability and comfort. The collection of race-inspired sneakers are available in an array of colors made to match any car. Grand Prix Originals pays homage to the legendary drivers through a collection of premium apparel and accessories.

Sparco Track Side Tool Roll

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Keeping the track day driver in mind, the Sparco Trackside Tool Roll is designed to tackle most jobs from the comfort of your garage or local track. The 68-piece set includes tools hand-picked by real enthusiasts and perfectly organized in a vibrant blue Cordura Nylon storage case. The compact tool roll size makes it easy to fit into your track car or trailer. Sparco continues its legacy as an industry leader with a line of automotive products that help get you to the finish line.

OMP Race Suit (Vintage)

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OMP Racing products compete at the highest levels of motorsport with safety components that comply with appropriate track rules and regulations. The OMP Typical 1970s Style Classic Race Suit blends modern fire-retardant technology with classic design, making it the perfect choice for any level of driver looking to get into racing. The classic OMP race suit is available in Navy Blue, Red, and White colorways. OMP keeps aspiring track drivers on the circuit with its line of premium race products.

This article appeared in our May 2022 issue.


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