Happy Sunday! Welcome to Holy Shift, where we highlight big innovations in the auto and racing industries each week—whether they be necessary or simply for comfort.
A HANS device basically tethers your head to your shoulders so you don't snap your neck in an impact. Watch the difference in this rally crash between the co-driver wearing a HANS device and his driver who isn't.
Matt Messer brutally crashed his Ultra-4 truck in last weekend's King of the Hammers race in the desert east of Los Angeles. Unable to see through the dust, he went from charging to zero in an instant. His safety gear likely saved his life. Warning: NSFW language