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History



HISTORICALLY LEADING THE WAY
IN INNOVATION & PERFORMANCE…
A COMMITMENT TO IMPROVE RACECAR DRIVERS SAFETY.
Yves Morizot founded Stand 21 in 1970.
Stand 21 has since, continuously delivered technical innovations, safety improvements applied to its products, exceptionally efficient and comfortable.
- 1972 Production of racing equipment by direct mail-order sales.
- 1974 Introduction of “made-to-measure” racing suits and first Formula 1 involvement.
- 1976 Introduction of racing suit design with flat seams on back and sides.
- 1977 Introduction of preformed arms and back on racing suits.
- 1980 Establishment of exclusive worldwide distribution network.
- 1984 Introduction of first-ever outside-seam gloves (developed with Senna, Piquet...) and flat-seam balaclava (head sock).
- 1985 The ST021, a new generation of racing suits with multidirectional floating sleeves concept, an invention copied by all our competitors.
- 1986 Design and production of the ST2000 racing suit, reducing  the risks related to Heat Stress, technically 20 years ahead of its time.
- 1988 Design and production of comfort improving stretchable collar.
- 1992 Introduction of a new, SNELL SA-certified helmet.
- 1995 Production of the first Air Force vented racing suit.
- 2002 Selected as one of only two worldwide HANS® licensees, to engineer, produce and market head and neck restraining devices, resulting in the development of many new HANS® models.
- 2003 Establishment of Stand 21 India to fully integrate all production in house, and develop new product lines.
- 2004 Completion of the "Heat Stress” research program in close association with medical experts worldwide and the French Army.
- 2005 A new ST3000 racing suit is the result of the Heat Stress research, using a new, ground-breaking Pairformance® fiber.
- 2006 Development of the Heat Stress concept with many customers, Porsche Motorsport, Corvette Racing, HSV… Stand 21 establishes in India, a shoe-manufacturing factory allowing full customization.
  Stand 21 becomes Porsche Motorsport’s Official & Exclusive Worldwide racewear supplier.
- 2007 Introduction of an improved Air Force racing suit.
- 2008 Introduction of the Stand 21 IVOS® helmet.
- 2009 Introduction of a new HANS® Racing Series.
  All Stand 21 racing suits will now feature Heat Stress technology.
- 2010 The IVOS® helmets are now FIA 8860 certified. Finalization of drag-racing, SFI-3.2A-15 & 20-level racing suits.
Gloves may now be fully customized.
- 2011 Development and marketing of a full line of drag racing safety equipment.
Incorporation of the “Racing Goes Safer” foundation, dedicated to safety in motorsports.
  Introduction of a new HANS® Club Series
- 2012 Introduction of the IVOS®-Open Face Double Duty helmet & fire-retardant woman brassiere.

… AND MANY MORE TO COME!