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RIP Bill Simpson

How many motorsport participants lived through accidents because of Simpson products?

Hell of a great legacy.

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Agreed. He made a hell of a contribution to motorsports worldwide.
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R.I.P. and thank you for your contributions to Motorsports.
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Lest we forget, Bill Simpson was vilified after Dale Earnhardts death, forced to step down from his own company.

And instead of retiring with his millions, he started a second safety equipment company. Made another fortune!

RIP, Bill Simpson. We need more of your stripe today now more than ever!!!
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NASCAR hung him high after Earnhardt's crash. Then we find out loos, improperly installed belts etc. I used to wear mine loose, nothings going to happen, now I cinch them up and wear a HANS.
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And I have A Simpson helmet.
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And I have A Simpson helmet.
I also still have my old Simpson helmet, belts and an Impact helmet.
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Perhaps the biggest individual name in motorsports safety. RIP Bill Simpson.
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RIP Bill
I had quite a bit of your equipment when I was racing.

Always snug up your harness, loose belts will cause a lot of harm....ask me how I know...
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Sad that he was a scapegoat for Earnhardt's death which lead to him leaving his own company. RIP.

I just bought my first Simpson helmet last year. I'd never even tried one on before so I was pleasantly surprised at how well it fit my head.

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