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FAQs

If you cannot locate the answer(s) you are in search of, please contact our Customer Support Team at 760.268.0710 (or 888.514.3277).

GENERAL FAQ’s

If I am in between sizes, which size should I choose? Example: I am 5’7” and weight 190.
We recommend choosing the suit sizing closest to your weight bracket.

My suit (Karting or Automotive) is dirty, how do I clean it?
K1 RaceGear recommends dry cleaning your suit. If you MUST clean it yourself, we recommend the following:

  • : Ensure the suit is closed. (Zipper Up and Belt Closed)
  • : Use Cold Water (Do not wash with other garments)
  • : Light Detergent
  • : Ensure Washer is set to Low Spin/Delicate Setting
  • : Hanging is preferred method. You can tumble dry on low spin if needed.

 

What is the difference between a karting suit and an automotive suit?
Karting suits are abrasive resistant. They are designed to provide protection in the event that the driver is ejected from their kart. An automotive suit is designed to provide protect the driver in the event of a fire. We do not recommend the use of a karting suit for automotive racing nor an automotive suit for kart racing. 

Where do I find your measurement chart?
Please click the provide link to access our sizing chart: http://www.k1racegear.com/size-chart/

Can I purchase a discontinued suit? Is it considered custom?
K1 RaceGear allows the purchase of a discontinued suit. The suit must be purchased at its original retail value and consist of standard sizing.  If custom sizing is needed, a fee of $50 will be added to the order.

I like a standard suit, but I don’t fit within your standard sizing. Can I buy a standard suit with custom sizing?
K1 Racegear understands that there are many different body types. For a fee of $50 (on top of retail pricing) we offer custom sizing on standard suit.

How long do custom suit generally take to make?
K1RaceGear estimates 4-6 week turnaround time

What is your return/exchange policy? 
Exchange Policy: 

K1 Race Gear will be happy to Exchange your item if you are not satisfied with it or you need a different size. All items must be returned in their original packaging in new/unused condition. We cannot refund any shipping charges but will gladly pay to ship your new-exchanged item to you at no additional cost. All items must be exchanged within 45 days of the ship date.
Refunds:
For refunds on items with no exchange please contact our sales manager at 1.888.514.3277 or via email at Sales@k1racegear.com. In most cases we will accept returns for 45 days after the date the items were shipped to the buyer. All items must be returned in their original packaging in new, unused condition. Sorry, shipping and handling fees are non-refundable. Please allow 1-2 business days for the processing of the return.

KARTING FAQ’s

What is the difference between a Level 1 Suit and Level 2 Suits?
Level 1 suits are made with a Polyester Cordura fabric as the outer layer. A level 2 suit is made of Nylon Cordua fabric. Due to the Nylon Cordura fabric, the Level 2 suit is much strong and will provide better protection than a Level 1 suit.

 

AUTOMOTIVE FAQ’s

Are your auto racing gloves SFI certified?
Yes, our automotive racing gloves are 3.3/5 SFI certified.

Are your Automotive SFI 3.2a/5 Suits 2 layers?
Our standard automotive suits do consist of 2 layers. Additional layers can be added for $100 per layer.