Baucom - first driver to use new restraint system

Trans-Am series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup Driver, John Baucom, to employ revolutionary head and neck restraint system at Trois-Rivières When John Baucom straps into the ...

Trans-Am series for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup Driver, John Baucom, to employ revolutionary head and neck restraint system at Trois-Rivières

When John Baucom straps into the #86 Bullydog Technologies Jaguar XK-R next weekend, he will be one of the first professional racers in the country to employ a revolutionary Head-and-Neck Restraint System from Isaac, LLC.

The Isaac® head and neck restraint system was designed to minimize head and neck injuries suffered by racing drivers during crashes. Unlike "head restraints," which work by limiting the position of the head, Isaac® uses shock absorbers to offset dangerous head and neck loads caused by the impact.In crash tests at Wayne State University's Bioengineering Center, Isaac® performed better than any product ever tested, reducing head loads almost 90%.

"I am very excited to be working with Isaac and exposing this technology to the world of professional road racing." reports John Baucom "I have tried other devices on the market and found that they didn't allow the range of motion that I want". " Because the Isaac system limits acceleration of the head, not range of motion, it should be much more comfortable." Crew chief Alan Culpepper describes it as a win/win. "If you can get a system that increases comfort AND has head load reduction values among the best in the industry, how can that not be good."

-Baucom Motorsports

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Series Automotive , Trans-Am
Drivers John Baucom