Racetech 4009WTHR Head Restraint Seat

Excellent lateral support and full head restraint seat for tall drivers up to 6' 6"

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Racing seat for large or long-torso drivers up to 6' 6" with integrated head restraints that is compatible with your HANS device.

Protecting and supporting the human body in the right places and keeping all parts of the body in the same relationship to each other will help minimize injury and greatly increase chances of survival. The design and structure of the seat is perhaps more vital to survival than even the harness. Tests show that in a frontal impact only around 20% of body movement comes from the belt stretching. The remaining 80% is from the body not being contained within the seat. The ability of the seat to absorb crash energy lessens the amount of it that the body has to contend with. And in the case of multiple impacts the belts and seat will continue to deform, making the quality and strength of the structure around you even more vital.

Racetech 4009 seats feature extensive lateral support and reinforcement in both thigh and torso areas. Racetech designs their seats with support in critical areas to minimize fatigue and improve driver comfort and confidence. The upper torso and shoulders are protected with extended side bolsters. The head has 270 degrees of protection. Unlike most seats with head restraint built in, the 4009WTHR does NOT hunch your shoulders forward in an unnatural position. This seat is specifically designed for drivers up to 6'6" or long-torso drivers with more support in the back and shoulder areas - shoulder harness holes are positioned so that your spine is not compressed when tightened. As a fiberglass seat designed under FIA 8855-1999 regulations* a seatback brace may be required, depending on your series rules and safety standards. The back shell includes threaded bosses for a seatback brace.

* - even though Racetech manufactures the 4009WTHR to the same standards as other 4009 seats, it was not submitted for FIA approval due to cost of certifying a low production fitment.

Racetech 4009HR summary:
  • Recommended Size: 36"-38" waist, long torso/height
  • Head Restraints: yes
  • HANS Compatible: yes
  • Shell material: fiberglass composite
  • Back Brace Required: recommended and required in some cases (check your rules!)
  • Air Ducting: no
  • Fabric: black fire-retardant fabric with grey suede patches
  • Harness Guides: 4, 5, 6-point
  • Mount Configuration: side mount
  • Mounting Bolt Torque: 22ft-lbs (30Nm)
  • FIA Homologation: FIA 8855-1999
Racetech is THE top-of-the-line in racing safety seats. Racetech's rigorous approach to seat design and construction has earned the reputation as the strongest, safest, and most supportive seats available. Engineers obsessively focus on details in seat design and safety to make them the safest in the world. Racetech designs and manufactures their seats in New Zealand - a hotbed for motorsports. They supply many teams and racing series around the globe and are often consulted by the FIA in establishing official race seat standards. Among the many seat brands in the world BimmerWorld prefers Racetech seats in all of our race cars - from amateur to pro.

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Racetech 4009HR Seat Dimensions (click for diagram):

Seat ModelABCDEFGMWeight
RT4009HR, Standard57cm / 22.5in60cm / 23.6in37cm / 14.6in48cm / 18.9in53cm / 20.9in86cm / 33.85in65cm 25.6/ in40cm 15.75/ in11.4kg 25.08/ lb
RT4009WHR, Wide60cm / 23.6in60cm / 23.6in42cm / 16.5in51cm / 20.08in53cm / 20.9in86cm / 33.85in65cm / 25.6in44cm / 17.3in11.6kg / 25.52lb
RT4009WTHR, Wide & Tall60cm / 23.6in66cm / 23.6in42cm / 16.5in51cm / 20.08in53cm / 20.9in91cm / 35.8in71cm / 27.95in44cm / 17.3in12.1kg / 26.62lb

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