We went behind the visor with Formula 2’s latest debutant, Enzo Fittipaldi, to discuss his helmet design and the inspirations behind it.

The Charouz Racing System driver explained why his design is inspired by his grandfather, Emerson Fittipaldi, and discussed the differences and similarities between the two.

“My helmet design is primarily based on my grandfather’s helmet,” said Fittipaldi. “My grandfather always had this classic design, with the shooting stars style look. I have always used that style, the only real difference is the colour.

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“The classic colours are red and blue, but I have all red, instead of the blue. I really like the way it looks, I think it looks fast and I think you can see it from a distance. Me and my brother, Pietro, have a very similar design, both carrying on the family tradition.

“My brother and I are very close and we decide a lot of things together, like our helmet designs. I think that my brother chose the font on there, it has always been similar since I was little. Our decisions are very similar, but my exactly the same.

“I have a little shark at the back that symbolizes the Little Shark nickname that the Brazilian fans gave me last year. I believe it is a great white. I am a huge fan of sharks as well, so I think that it is cool. I like it and the fans like it.

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“All of my sponsors are on there too, XP Private, Moura, Bell and Claro. The helmet was designed by Sid Special Paint and painted by Cf Design. They are both great and very high quality.

“I represent Brazil, but as I was born in the US, so I have the American flag on the helmet, as well as the Brazilian one. I represent Brazil and I have the Brazilian flag on my suit and my car, but I think it is a nice touch to have the American flag on the helmet.”