Germany’s Sebastian Vettel has won the past three Formula One titles, and has established a level of coolness off the track. At 25, he already holds records for youngest points scorer, youngest race leader, youngest pole sitter, youngest race winner, and the youngest to win one, then two, then three championships. As a kid he idolized “The Three Michaels:” Schumacher, Jordan, and Jackson. He loves British comedy like Monty Python, and is a huge Beatles fan. And he’s his own manager: when it’s time to talk money, he does it himself.
So how do you live up to that level of cool? By wearing a helmet in the Grand Prix of Monaco that not only salutes the rich history of the “Grandest Grand Prix,” but has a pin-up girl on the back. A pin-up girl that not only is in a revealing nighty, but is painted in temperature-sensitive paint, which means when it gets hot the nighty disappears.
Which should be fun for NBC, who’s planning to broadcast the race live on the main network Sunday morning. Read more at Jalopnik.
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