By David G. Firestone Kyle Larson #42 Target Plain Chevy SS-I really hope the plaid thing is done with, because these cars are brutal to look at. D- Ryan Preece #98 Mowhawk/East West Marine Chevy SS-The sponsorship destroys an otherwise solid scheme, taking it from an A to a B+. With that, my winter sabbatical […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-November 28, 2015
By David G. Firestone It seems everyone is doing gift guides for the Holiday season. So, in honor of Black Friday, I figured I would get in on the action. We all have a racing fan we know, whether it be a coworker, friend, family member, neighbor, or whoever, and you might not know what […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-2015 Driver Suit Blog Gift Guide
By David G. Firestone For the end of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season, the Paint Schemies have returned! The Schemies will reveal the best,and worst paint schemes of 2015. I’ve eliminated the exhibition and improved categories for 2015, with exhibition replaced by throwback paint scheme.This was done using the Driver Suit Blog executive committee […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The 3rd Annual Paint Scheme Awards!
By David G. Firestone CHIP GANASSI RACING TEAM #1 Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/Beechcraft Chevy SS–No Change A Jamie McMurray #1 McDonald’s Chevy SS–Same basic scheme, but with a new door design. B+ Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/McDonald’s Chevy SS-Special dual scheme for the Daytona 500, black Cessna on the front, fade to red McDonald’s on the […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The Final 2015 Paint Scheme Tracker of 2015-November 25, 2015
By David G. Firestone Last year, I wrote a My Thoughts On where I ripped Toyota for their lackluster performance in NASCAR. Well, what a difference a year makes. While 2014 was a year Toyota would rather forget in NASCAR, 2015 is a year they will treasure. Kyle Busch and Erik Jones won championships in […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On Toyota’s 2015 Racing Season
Kasey Kahne #5 Great Clips Tribute Chevy SS-It’s amazing how changing the door number makes this scheme look much better. The yellow door number works with this scheme and it looks better, and earns a C+ Sam Hornish Jr. #9 Go Bowling/Gigablast Ford Fusion-Same as Medallion Bank, same B+ grade. Sam Hornish Jr. #9 Cheney […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-November 21, 2015
By David G. Firestone I’ve talked about NASCAR banquet rings before. They just fascinate me. I’ve understood the significance of championship rings, who doesn’t. But I’ve never seen these kinds of rings before, where they were enlarged, and used at the banquet as napkin rings until I came across these NASCAR example. With the exception […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-NASCAR Napkin RIngs Part 2