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Stilo ST5 GT ZERO 8860-2018 Carbon Fiber Helmet



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Stilo ST5 GT Zero 8860-2018 Carbon Helmet


Introducing the Stilo ST5 GT Zero 8860-2018 Carbon Helmet – the crème de la crème, the icing on your race day cake, the helmet to end all helmets! When you've got a need for speed but still want to text your mom after the race, this bad boy's got your back. Or, well, your head.

Crafted for those pros who read regulations like bedtime stories, this helmet is born to satisfy the oh-so-fancy FIA 8860-2018 rules. But beyond just meeting standards, it's the ultimate choice for drivers who believe compromise is a word found in other people's dictionaries. If you're thinking of puncture protection and impact resistance, well buddy, this helmet's got them in spades. In fact, if it were any safer, it'd come with its own bubble wrap.

But let’s talk weight. If the Stilo ST5 GT Zero 8860 Carbon Helmet were on a dating app, its profile would read: "Super lightweight, loves long races at the track, and hates losing." Seriously, this might just be the lightest carbon fiber date… er, helmet you'll ever have. With two sly side ports, it's ready for all your fancy add-ons like forced air, electronics, and even that hydration system for when things heat up. And when you’re going incognito? Those ports are so discreet; they vanish faster than your ex's promises.

Ready for some specs? Check 'em out:

  • Certification: Aced the FIA 8860-2018 exam.
  • Weight: Lighter than a feather (okay, not quite, but close). Small shell: 2.49 lbs up to size L. Large shell: 2.71 lbs up to 3XL.
  • Upgrades: Waaaay lighter than those old school ST4 helmets.
  • Interchangeable Shields: All ST5 shields play well with any ST5 helmets. Mix n’ match!
  • Accessories: Comes with standard HANS post anchors and a chic Stilo bag.
  • Ventilation: Eight holes for that top-notch airflow.
  • Comfort: New cheek pads so plush, your cheeks will think they’re at a spa.
  • Bragging Rights: Proudly holding the title for the lightest FIA 8860-2018 helmets around!

Look, there are helmets, and then there's the Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Helmet. The difference? It's like comparing a cast wheel made in China to the lightest and strongest forged wheel available at any price. So, why settle for less? Click that add to cart button, and treat your noggin to the luxury (and safety) it deserves! Because let's face it, your head's worth it.

The Stilo Helmets ST5 GT Zero 8860-2018 carbon helmet was designed for professional racers needing to satisfy the strict FIA 8860-2018 regulation. It also the helmet of choice for drivers who won't compromise their safety, no matter where they are racing. This certification provides an unparalleled level of puncture protection as well as impact resistance. Try as you may, you won t find a safer, lighter-weight helmet anywhere.

The Stilo Helmets ST5 GT Zero 8860-2018 carbon helmet is the lightest-weight carbon fiber racing helmet on the market (weight listed below). It has two integrated side ports each of which can accommodate electronics, forced air, helmet eject system, or a hydration system. This innovative design incorporates mounting and routing for these options into the helmet shell, so integration is sleek and seamless. When not in use, you don't even know the side ports are there.

For the "Naked" version of this helmet (without side ports), please see the Stilo Helmets ST5 N Zero 8860-2018 Carbon Helmet.


The Stilo Helmets ST5 GT Zero 8860-2018 carbon helmet has a taller and lower eyeport, giving you better visibility without compromising your safety. Each visor has a center pinch-clip to make opening and closing easy even while wearing nomex racing gloves.

Sizing note: We have found that customers who typically wear a size 59 helmet are more comfortable in size 60, which uses the large shell. Please order accordingly.


  • FIA 8860-2018 Certified
  • Significantly lighter than the previous ST4 helmets
  • All ST5 shields are now interchangeable across all ST5 helmets
  • Includes standard HANS post anchors
  • Includes Stilo bag for your helmet and HNR
  • Eight ventilation holes for use with Stilo Helmets Top Air systems
  • Re-designed cheek pads are more contoured and comfortable than previous ST4 helmets
  • Stilo ZERO shells are the lightest FIA 8860-2018 helmets available


  • Small Shell: 2.49 lbs up to size L (59)
  • Large Shell: 2.71 lbs up to size 3XL (64)
Be sure to include a DP Evo helmet bag with your order to protect your new Stilo ST5 GT ZERO 8860-2018 Carbon Fiber Helmet
    How to find the best auto racing helmet
    Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Size Chart Image

    To get the most accurate measurement please have an assistant use a fabric measuring tape or a piece of string to measure the circumference of your head starting at a point approximately one inch above your eyebrows in front, around a point in the back of your head that results in the largest possible measurement, and finally wrapping back to the front.  It is a good idea to take several  measurements to make sure you have the largest one.

    This helmet will ship to you with signature required for delivery.


    Remember that safety is paramount in auto racing, and choosing the right helmet and maintaining it properly is essential for your protection on the track. Always consult with the professionals at Discovery Parts and refer to the manufacturer's guidelines for specific questions about your racing helmet.

    1. Why do I need a racing helmet?

      Auto racing helmets are designed to protect drivers from head injuries and fire during high-speed races and crashes. They are a crucial safety component in motorsports.
    2. How do I choose the right size Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Auto Racing helmet? You should measure your head's circumference using a flexible tape measure, then refer to the manufacturer's sizing chart to select the appropriate size helmet. Please review our blog posting on how to properly fit your new auto racing helmet from Discovery Parts.
    3. What safety standards should I look for in a Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Auto racing helmet? Look for helmets that meet safety standards like Snell and FIA depending on your racing discipline. These standards ensure the helmet's safety and quality. DOT helmets are designed for street use and not for racing and track use.
    4. What's the difference between full-face and open-face, and helmets? Full-face helmets provide the most protection with a complete face shield, while open-face helmets cover the top and sides of the head.
    5. Can I use a motorcycle helmet for auto racing? No, motorcycle helmets do not provide the same level of protection as auto racing helmets, as they are designed for different purposes. It's recommended to use a helmet specifically designed for auto racing which includes fire protection in addition to impact protection.
    6. How often should I replace my Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Auto racing helmet? Auto racing helmets should be replaced every 5-10 years, depending on the manufacturer's recommendations and usage. If the helmet is involved in a crash, it should be replaced immediately.
    7. Are expensive racing helmets safer than budget ones? Safety standards dictate the minimum safety requirements, so even budget-friendly helmets can offer protection. However it’s important to consider how lower-priced helmets are meeting the required testing standards. More expensive helmets are lighter, smaller, are constructed of superior materials, and often come with additional features then less expensive helmets.
    8. How do I maintain and clean my Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Auto Racing helmet? Follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning and maintenance. You should clean the exterior, interior and shield with the Molecule Helmet Care Kit.
    9. Do I need to wear a balaclava under my Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Auto Racing helmet? Balaclavas are typically not required for Driver's Education events, however they make wearing a helmet much, much more comfortable. Balaclavas will provide fire protection (if fire rated), help keep your helmet lining clean and order free by absorbing the majority of sweat while using it, and additionally balaclavas make putting your helmet on and taking it off by protecting your ears and keeping from from folding over when you helmet is worn. Discovery Parts recommends balaclavas from Alpinestars, OMP, Sabelt, Sparco, and Stand21. If you are entering sanctioned auto racing events, balaclavas will be required for fire protection.
    10. Is the SNELL SA Rating important? The Snell SA2020 certification is a safety standard established by the Snell Memorial Foundation for auto racing helmets. It sets the criteria and requirements that helmets must meet to be considered safe and suitable for use in motorsport events. Snell SA2020 certification is highly regarded in the motorsports industry and is often required or recommended by racing organizations and events. It signifies that a helmet has passed rigorous testing to provide maximum safety for drivers in various motorsport disciplines, including road racing, NASCAR, Formula 1, drag racing, and more. It's essential for drivers to check the specific safety standards required by the racing organizations they participate in to ensure compliance.
    11. Is the FIA helmet certification important? Yes, FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) certification is crucial for auto racing helmets, especially in the context of international motorsport events and many national and regional racing series in the USA. The FIA 8859-2015 standard is commonly associated with racing helmets used in various motorsport disciplines. Helmets certified to FIA 8859-2015 met the safety requirements set by the FIA and were widely accepted in many racing series
    12. Which helmet certification is the most stringent and the hardest to meet? The FIA 8860-2018 certification is considered the most stringent and advanced helmet certifications available for auto racing helmets, and it is often associated with top-tier motorsport categories like Formula 1. It's important to note that the FIA 8860-2018 helmets offer a high level of protection and their use is mandatory in many racing series. Drivers should always check the regulations of the racing series they intend to participate in to ensure compliance with helmet certification standards.
    13. Can I wear glasses with my Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Auto Racing helmet? Most helmets have provisions for wearing glasses or goggles, but check the design to be sure. Most manufacturers feature helmet models with wider eye ports to better accommodate eye glasses.
    14. Are carbon fiber helmets better? Carbon fiber helmets are lightweight and strong, a top choice for racers. But remember, certification matters most.
    15. Can I use a used helmet for racing? It's best to buy a new helmet. Used helmets may have unseen damage or be out of date on safety standards.
    16. Can I buy replacement parts for my helmet, like visors or padding? Many manufacturers offer replacement parts, including visors and padding, to extend your helmet's lifespan.
    17. How can I prevent helmet fogging during races? Anti-fog sprays and inserts are available to help keep your visor clear during races.
    18. What's the importance of proper helmet ventilation? Proper ventilation helps keep you cool and comfortable during races, reducing the risk of heat exhaustion.
    19. How do I store my Stilo ST5 GT Zero Carbon Fiber Auto Racing helmet between races? Keep it in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and chemicals in a bag designed to store your auto racing helmet, like the Discovery Parts Evo Helmet Bag.
    20. Where can I buy a certified racing helmet? You should only buy from a professional authorized dealer who has sold thousands of helmets. You can find all the best brands at Discovery Parts online at or visit our retail store at Atlanta Motorsports park or at one of the hundreds of race and track day events we attend and support.

    Remember, safety should always come first in auto racing. Choose a certified helmet that meets the necessary standards to protect yourself on the track.

    We take immense pride in offering a wide selection of Stilo auto racing helmets, designed to meet the demands of professional racers and motorsports enthusiasts alike. Stilo has been at the forefront of helmet innovation and safety for decades, earning a reputation as a top-tier brand in the racing world.

    Key Features of Stilo Racing Helmets:

    1. Unparalleled Safety: Stilo racing helmets are engineered to the highest safety standards, including certifications like Snell and DOT approval, ensuring your head is well-protected in high-speed racing conditions.
    2. Premium Materials: Crafted with precision, Stilo helmets feature carbon fiber construction, making them lightweight yet incredibly strong for maximum protection.
    3. Comfort and Fit: Stilo's commitment to comfort is evident in the design of their helmets. They offer a range of sizes, and many models have customizable padding to ensure a snug fit.
    4. Aerodynamic Design: Stilo helmets are designed with aerodynamics in mind, reducing wind resistance and enhancing performance on the track.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Stilo Helmets:

    1. Where are Stilo helmets made? Stilo helmets are proudly manufactured in Italy, maintaining the highest quality standards.
    2. Is Stilo a good helmet brand? Yes, Stilo is renowned for its commitment to safety, innovation, and performance, making it a trusted choice among professional racers and enthusiasts.
    3. Are Stilo helmets Snell approved? Yes, many Stilo helmets are Snell approved, meeting rigorous safety standards.
    4. Are Stilo helmets FIA approved? Absolutely, several Stilo helmets are FIA 8860-2018 certified, ensuring they meet the most stringent safety requirements.
    5. Do Stilo helmets run small? Stilo offers a variety of sizes and often provides sizing charts to help you choose the right fit. It's important to measure your head and refer to their guidelines for a proper fit.

    For racers who demand the best in safety and performance, Stilo auto racing helmets are the ultimate choice. Explore our extensive collection to find the perfect helmet for your racing needs.

    Stilo Racing Helmets: Stilo Racing Helmets are renowned for their exceptional quality and safety features. With a wide range of models to choose from, you can find the perfect Stilo Racing Helmet to suit your racing needs.

    Stilo Racing Helmet: Each Stilo Racing Helmet is a product of meticulous craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology. When you wear a Stilo Racing Helmet, you're choosing a helmet that prioritizes your safety and performance on the track.

    Stilo Race Helmets: Stilo Race Helmets come in various styles and designs to cater to different types of motorsports. Whether you're into karting, open-wheel racing, or stock car racing, Stilo has race helmets tailored for your specific discipline.

    Stilo Race Helmet: Your Stilo Race Helmet is more than just protective gear; it's a crucial part of your racing ensemble. The aerodynamic design of a Stilo  Race Helmet helps reduce wind resistance, giving you a competitive edge.

    Stilo Helmet: A Stilo Helmet is a symbol of trust in motorsports. Professional racers and amateurs alike rely on the comfort, safety, and durability that Bell Helmets provide during intense racing conditions.

    Stilo Helmets: Stilo Helmets have a rich history of innovation and excellence. The extensive range of Stilo Helmets ensures that there's a model suitable for every racer, whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting in the sport.

    Stilo Carbon Fiber Helmet: Stilo Carbon Fiber Helmets combine the lightweight properties of carbon fiber with advanced safety features. These helmets are a top choice for racers seeking the ultimate in protection without sacrificing comfort.

    Race Car Helmet: A race car helmet is a fundamental piece of safety gear for any racer. Stilo's race car helmets are engineered to meet the rigorous demands of motorsports, ensuring you stay safe on the track.

    Racing Helmet: Your racing helmet is your shield against potential accidents. Stilo Racing Helmets are designed to offer superior impact protection while maintaining optimal visibility and ventilation.

    Racing Helmets: Racing helmets are a racer's best friend. Stilo Racing Helmets, with their reputation for quality and safety, are the go-to choice for many professionals and enthusiasts in the racing community.

    Stilo Racing: Stilo Racing is synonymous with excellence in the motorsports industry. Their commitment to research, development, and testing has solidified their position as a leader in racing helmet technology.

    Auto Racing Helmet: When it comes to auto racing, your helmet is your first line of defense. Stilo Auto Racing Helmets are engineered to withstand the rigors of high-speed racing, ensuring your head is protected.

    Auto Racing Helmets: Auto racing helmets from Stilo are designed to provide optimal head protection while maintaining lightweight and aerodynamic qualities, allowing you to perform at your best.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 11 reviews
    Joseph W.
    Uncompromised Quality and Safety

    I've tried many helmets in my racing career, and the ST5 GT Zero stands out. It's lightweight, offers superb visibility, and is incredibly comfortable. The carbon fiber construction ensures maximum protection. Would highly recommend this helmet to fellow racers with the budget to afford!

    Jose M.
    Elite Racing Gear for Elite Racers

    In my years of racing, I've never come across a helmet quite like the ST5 GT Zero. Its blend of aesthetics, safety, and functionality is unparalleled. It might seem expensive, but once you experience its features and performance, you'll see it's worth every penny.

    Adam M.
    Worth the Investment

    While the ST5 GT Zero comes with a premium price tag, its performance, safety features, and overall quality make it worth every cent. After using this, I can't see myself going back to any other helmet.

    Aaron L.
    The Pinnacle of Racing Helmets

    The ST5 GT Zero is not just a helmet; it's a statement. The carbon fiber design showcases the advancements in helmet technology, ensuring top-tier safety without compromising on performance. A worthy investment for professional racers.

    Zachary H.
    Top Choice for Serious Racers

    I've used a variety of racing helmets, but the ST5 GT Zero is in a league of its own. Its combination of style, safety, and performance is unmatched. If you're serious about racing and your safety, this is the helmet to get.

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