By David G. Firestone Racing uniforms stand out from every other uniform in sports because every aspect of the uniform without exception is specifically designed to protect the driver first, and look good second. Unlike in baseball, football, or hockey, where a couple of the visible items protect the wearer, every piece of the uniform, […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-All Hail John Hale!
By David G. Firestone Joe Nemechek has his flame-broiled Burger King Chevy Monte Carlo from 1995. The flame has a yellow-red fade in it, and it’s a unique design, which looks good. The flames to black design looks decent, the white outline isn’t needed. I do like the side logo working well with the wheel […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Throwback Thursday-Joe Nemechek-1996
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-September 28, 2016
By David G. Firestone Last night, a Presidential Debate was held on CNN. Normally, my work schedule prevents me from watching the debates, but last night, I was free. I could have watched the debate, but I chose not to. I have my candidate chosen, and I’m not changing my mind, nor am I going […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Why I Didn’t Watch The Debates
The third in the die cast series, this episode shows the die casts I’ve acquired since the last episode.Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Die Casts Part 3
By David G. Firestone Austin Dillon #3 Dow/Hefty Energy Bag Chevy SS-Same basic scheme as Dow, same B+ grade. Austin Dillon #3 Pumpkin Spice Cheerios Chevy SS-The whole motif looks good, though I think that the orange is too light. Still, it’s worth a B+. Regan Smith #7 Citizen Solider Film Chevy SS-Camoflague rarely works […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-September 24, 2016
By David G. Firestone When Del Worsham won the Funny Car championship last year, he joined an exclusive group. He is one of three drivers to win the Top Fuel and Funny Car championships in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Worsham won the Top Fuel championship in 2011. He joins Kenny Bernstein who won […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Calming The Wild Thing