INFORMATION AND FAQ's

Q:  Do I have to make a reservation?
A:  Although Racesuitrental.com attempts to keep enough inventories on hand, reservations are encouraged.
To reserve a race suit, the full cost of the rental is required not including deposit when the reservation is made.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and PayPal.

Q: What happens if I cancel my order?
A:  If you must cancel your reservation and we are notified at least 7 days prior to your scheduled event date,
we will refund your payment in Full. If you cancel for any reason and we have already shipped the race suit to you, we cannot refund any portion of the payment.  We may however offer you a 50% credit on your next rental if the cancelation was beyond your control.


Q: How do deposits work?
A:  We request a deposit in the form of a credit card authorization on all our rental items.
You may use Visa, MasterCard, Discover or PayPal for your deposit.  
The deposit will be refunded to your account once the gear is returned.
Deposit amount for complete drivers package is $500. The Suit, Glove and Shoe package is $350. The Suit only package is $300 and Helmet only package is $200.  We ask that you return your gear in the same condition that you received it. Charges for the damage or loss will be based on the manufacturer's suggested retail cost of the item.


Q: How do you ship the race gear and how much does shipping cost?
A: At RaceSuitRental all our prices include Free shipping plus return label via Fed-Ex ground in Continental USA only. Orders usually SHIP 2-5 business days before your event date. We do offer expedited shipping (Overnight, 2nd Day, etc.) upon request. Because of the insurance and various sizes and weights, expedited shipping costs can vary greatly.  If your order requires expedited shipping, please send an e-mail with address and required date.


Q: Do I have to pay sales tax on my rental gear?
A: Orders from the state of MN are subject to a 7.125% sales tax. States other than MN: no sales tax.


Q:  Does My Racing Club Require Specific Safety Ratings and Certifications?
A:  Most clubs have certain safety gear standards and requirements. They vary from group to group, but it is always a good idea to find out what these standards are before you start shopping - it will save you a lot of time and hassle. Here is a list of some prevalent clubs you might be associated with: SCCA   NASA   PCA   LEMONS   CHUMPCAR

Q: How do you keep the rental suits clean and smelling like new
and not some sweaty used athletic gear?

A: RSR is proud to use Molecule™ nomex cleaning products to protect and clean our rental gear. Molecule™ Protector creates a durable protective coating without affecting the suit’s fire rating. Molecule™ removes contaminant’s that can degrade fabric performance and contains an antimicrobial agent that inhibits the growth of bacterial odors. This will ensure you receive clean and fresh gear each rental. Our Bell helmets also feature removable liners so they can be cleaned to keep the “funky” smells out.

Q:
  What Do All The Safety Ratings Mean?

A: SFI Ratings are determined by the results of several tests conducted on racing suits for fire retardant capabilities and Thermal Protective Performance (TPP). The standard spec for racing suits is 3.2A, or 3.2A/1. Superior construction will yield ratings of 3.2A/3, and 3.2A/5. The increasing last digit indicates an increase in the length of time you will be protected by your firesuit before it succumbs to the flames.
What does this mean to you, the consumer? It means that you have a way to differentiate between quality-assured products and untested products. A driver suit that is certified to meet SFI spec has been laboratory tested and has passed the requirements of the tests. Those manufacturers who certify their products as SFI approved demonstrate their commitment to providing the highest levels of safety for their customers.
3.2A/1   gives 3 seconds until a second degree burn
3.2A/3   gives 7 seconds
3.2A/5   gives 10 seconds  (All of our race gear meets or exceeds this rating).
3.2A/10  gives 19 seconds
3.2A/15  gives 30 seconds
3.2A/20  gives 40 seconds
It is important to understand that SFI Rating do NOT represent the number of fabric layers in the garment.


TPP ratings indicate the length of time the person wearing the garment can be exposed to a heat source before incurring a second degree or skin-blistering burn. The higher the value, the longer before you will incur a second degree burn. Divide the TPP Rating by 2 in order to measure the time until a second degree burn incurs:
All our rental suits feature a TPP Rating of 24 which gives 12 seconds of protection.


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