By David G. Firestone The Rio Olympics have concluded, and all I have to say is THANK GOD! We have been hearing about the Olympics all year, but none of what we were hearing prior to the games was good news. Between human rights violations, corruption, shoddy construction, Zika, infrastructure failures, water quality issues, and […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On The Olympics
The 16th Season starts with this race worn helmet, used in Connecticut.Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Circa 1960’s Race-Worn Helmet
By David G. Firestone Jamie McMurray #1 McDonald’s Mac Tonight Throwback Chevy SS-This is the worst McDonald’s scheme EVER! This scheme came around in 1997. The blue and white color scheme looks out of place, and it clashes with the yellow door numbers, and stripe. McDonald’s has always been known for a good shade […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-August 20, 2016
By David G. Firestone This is the final installment of The Vest Project. I know, I’m happy too. I enjoyed this when I started, but now I’m glad it’s over; I promise that you won’t see the word “vest” on this blog for a long time after this post. The three-piece firesuit is a quirk […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The Vest Project Part 14-Serta Helps Put This Project to Sleep!
By David G. Firestone Bill Elliott’s 1993 Budweiser Ford Thunderbird is our subject this week. Any scheme Budweiser ran between 1990 and 1999 is really good. This example has one addition, the white line on the side, between the wheel wells. It doesn’t expand to the front or rear of the car, and looks awkward. […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Throwback Thursday-Bill Elliott-1994
By David G. Firestone CHIP GANASSI RACING TEAM #1 Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/Beechcraft Chevy SS–New scheme for 2016, blue top, reverse wave formation across sides, white bottom, with silver accents. B+ Jamie McMurray #1 Sherwin Williams Chevy SS–New scheme for 2016, main design has been moved slightly to the rear. 150’th anniversary logo added to […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Tracker-August 17, 2016
By David G. Firestone So far…this week SUCKS! Aside from an Xfinity Series race at Mid Ohio, there really wasn’t any racing to watch. So after a racing-free weekend, I knew Monday was going to suck. Let me explain how my day was yesterday. After waking up earlier than normal because of a Comcast technician […]Read More The Driver Suit BlogMy Thoughts On A Terrible Week (So Far)