When the first Apollo astronauts prepared to take the 240,000-mile joy ride to the moon and back, clothing was hardly an afterthought. It’s not like Neil Armstrong was about to plant a few small steps for man in blue jeans and a pair of cowboy boots. Somebody had to design state-of-the-art spacesuits, in sync with whatever the lunar surface had in store for them.
While not exactly tantamount to space exploration, our partners at Arrow McLaren SP realize that whatever they don on race day had better work. Fractions of a second can be everything. With apologies to Mark Twain, the difference between almost the right racing attire and the right racing attire is the difference between a lap record and a lap dog