Is SKULLY, Ready To Move Beyond Motorcycle Helmets, And Hit The Track?

Post by Kym McNicholas

A two-seater IndyCar raced through the streets of San Francisco this week revving up for this weekend’s big Verizon IndyCar championship at Sonoma Raceway ( It parked at Pier 48, just south of AT&T Park, where the San Francisco Giants were about to play. TechDrive advisor Kym McNicholas hopped in the back for a test ride, taking it for a spin just around the corner on 3rd Street in the Dogpatch.

11947919_10153662769129382_1272056274010956946_oCoincidentally, SKULLY Systems, maker of the world’s smartest motorcycle helmets, was nearby. Since TechDrive reporter Marla Fong recently interviewed the co-founder of SKULLY, we thought we’d stop by to find out whether their technology could translate to the track for four wheels, not just two wheels.



The Verizon IndyCar Championship at Sonoma Raceway ( takes place this Sunday. Juan Pablo Montoya leads Graham Rahal by 34 points, followed by Scott Dixon (47 behind Montoya), Will Power (-61), Helio Castroneves (-77) and Josef Newgarden (-87), are all vying for the title.