HANS receives O'Neal safety award

HANS Performance Products Receives Jack O'Neal Safety Award Atlanta, Georgia (January 22, 2007) -- Bob Hubbard and Jim Downing, inventors of the critically acclaimed HANS Device, received the Jack O'Neal Safety Award at USAC's 51st National...

HANS Performance Products Receives Jack O'Neal Safety Award

Atlanta, Georgia (January 22, 2007) -- Bob Hubbard and Jim Downing, inventors of the critically acclaimed HANS Device, received the Jack O'Neal Safety Award at USAC's 51st National Awards Banquet this past weekend.

The award originated in 1957. It is presented to those who have made outstanding contributions to the safety of motorsports. The award is presented in honor of Jack O'Neal, a longtime USAC safety official.

Receiving the award, Bob Hubbard commented, "We are honored to be presented with the Jack O'Neal Safety Award. Jim and I started developing head and neck restraints 25 years ago. It's highly satisfying to have USAC recognize our hard work and to know that we have significantly advanced racing safety."

-credit: hansdevice.com

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