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About Us

Now into their 34th year of operation and 24th under current MD and former NZ Motor Racing Champion Shane Drake, Chicane Racewear is a well-established supplier of New Zealand-made Chicane and Flamecrusher race suits have been worn by many well-known Kiwi competitors such as World Rally Championship driver Hayden Paddon, GP3 Champion and current Formula E driver Mitch Evans, V8 Supercar star Shane Van Gisbergen, Fabian Coulthard, Scott McLaughlin and speedway heros Michael Pickens and Brad Mosen. Having purchased the manufacturing rights and intellectual property of the Flamecrusher brand early in 2012, Chicane exports its New Zealand-made suits to Australia, around the Asia Pacific region, the US and the UK. The company also stocks a large range of the highly-regarded Italian-made Alpinestars race suits and protective race gear to complement the locally-manufactured garments.



Become a VIP Customer at Chicane Racewear and receive benefits of being a Rewards Programme Member

  • Spend $500 and become a VIP Card holder
  • This entitles you to:
  • 5% discount towards your future purchases
  • Embroidery upgrades with 20% off logo setup charges for suits and corporate or team apparel
  • Preview to sales promotions with additional loyalty discount for the preview period only
  • Free suit checks with 20% off mending for card holders
  • Voucher & VIP Card Terms and conditions
  • Vouchers do not apply to discounted goods unless stated
  • Vouchers are not issued on discounted goods
  • Voucher value is including GST
  • Voucher is valid for 90 days from issue date
  • No change given on vouchers
  • One voucher per person per sale and voucher must be from cardholder
  • VIP cards and vouchers can only be redeemed at Chicane Racewear

Suit Standards

SFI Approved

All Chicane M5 & M6 multilayer driving suits have been tested and approved to the SFI 3.2A/3 and SFI 3.2A/5 standards. Single layer Racer suits meet the SFI 3.2A/1standard.



Care of Racewear

We strongly recommend (unless stated on the care label) that all race suits shown on this web site be drycleaned as the dye can be unstable when new. All garments carry care labels. Please read them carefully. Contact manufacturer for further information

The manufacturers take no responsibility for variations in colour or other garment deterioration resulting from poor care.
 For an embroidery or attachment of badges after suit is made, contact manufacturer for more information.

Our Guarantee

Chicane garments are made to a very high standard. We are proud of them. If any garment does not meet your expectations for any reason, please advise us and we will either replace or repair it. As we take pride in our quality, any unlikely defect in manufacture will be rectified at the manufacturer's expense.


Exchange of products incurs additional freight charges and a re stocking fee of 5%.


All forms of motorsport are potentially dangerous. The manufacturers of Chicane products produce protective clothing to help reduce the competitor's risk in some circumstances. They use internationally recognised quality fabrics but make no implied claim to the level of fire or other hazard protection.
The Baypark Busters wearing our Chicane Shiny Clubman suit
Shiny Clubman Suit
The Baypark Busters wearing our Chicane Shiny Clubman suit
Shiny Clubman Suit
Emma Gilmour wearing our Chicane M5 Race Suit
Ronan Murphy wearing our Chicane M6 Race Suit
Nick Ross wearing our Chicane M5 Race Suit
Our Store viewed from outside
Our stores helmet selection
Our selection of race suits in-store
Another view of our stores stock