The new season is here, and it’s time to check your race kit, harnesses and fire extinguisher is still in date and serviceable!

In particular, Motorsport UK have retired the Snell 2010 standard for helmets, so make sure yours is still valid for competition.

This handy guide (written for the Classic Sports Car Club by scrutineer Tony Harman) will help decipher any confusion around the difference between helmet standards and FHR standards: