By David G. Firestone 9 Days in Summer is a documentary produced by Ford showing the development of the Cosworth DFV and Lotus 49. These two cars would only go on to race in 9 of the 11 races in 1967. Although it is produced by Ford, and isn’t as neutral as documentaries should be, […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Wheel Reviews-9 Days in Summer
Rick Mears sits on his 1981 #6 Gould Charge Penske/Cosworth Penske ran a template back then, and I have to say, it’s not bad at all. I like the red, white and blue color scheme over white, yellow, and blue. It’s a solid scheme with a solid design, and a solid color scheme, and it […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Throwback Thursday-Rick Mears-1981
By David G. Firestone CHIP GANASSI RACING TEAM #1 Jamie McMurray #1 GearWrench Chevy SS-New sponsor for 2017, black, with yellow, and red stripes across bottom. A TEAM PENSKE #2 Brad Keselowski #2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion–No Change A Brad Keselowski #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion–No Change. A Brad Keselowski #2 Wurth Ford Fusion–No […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Tracker-January 18, 2017
By David G. Firestone I’ve been following Carl Edwards’ retirement story since in broke on Tuesday. I knew I wanted to write about it, but as I was thinking, I realized that I had to say something to someone else. So I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to Brian Scott for what […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On Some Of The Sports News Pieces, And A Site Change.
By David G. Firestone Kasey Kahne #5 UniFrst Chevy SS-Same scheme as last year, same A grade. Trevor Bayne #6 Liberty National Ford Fusion-The color scheme is a good choice, but I don’t like the dual stripes, and the cut out around the numbers looks odd. It’s still not a bad scheme, and all things […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-January 14, 2017
By David G. Firestone Many NASCAR fans are NASCAR historians, as am I. I love learning about the history of auto racing, and the history of automobiles. I also love being able to access information about the history of NASCAR. For those who love NASCAR, one of the best books is NASCAR The Complete History. […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-NASCAR Book Club-NASCAR: A Complete History
1981 saw Bobby Unser won the Indy 500, in this 1981 #3 The Norton Spirit Penske Cosworth Blue, yellow, and white can be iffy, but the shades are all good, and the scheme as a whole is good. I like the yellow and white design by the windshield. My one complaint is that the front […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Throwback Thursday-Bobby Unser 1981