By David G. Firestone
Quin Houff #00 Trucker Appreciation Chevy Camaro-It’s not that I don’t like the stripes, I just think they’re over done. B+
Austin Dillon #3 Roland Chevy Camaro-The front is awful, the rear is great, they both cancel each other out, and this gets a C.
Kyle Larson #5 Hendrickcars.com Patriotic Chevy Camaro-I really like the stars in the blank white space, I think they look great, and they get an A.
Ryan Newman #6 Oscar Meyer Bacon Ford Mustang-It’s a great look, the bacon motif works, and the color scheme is great. A
Corey LaJoie #7 Shavelogic Chevy Camaro-This is a great look, smooth, simple, and has a great color scheme. A
Aric Almirola #10 Smithfield/Tuesday’s Children Ford Mustang-The front is awful, the rear is great, they both cancel each other out, and this gets a C.
Chase Briscoe #14 Cummins/Rush Truck Centers/Thank a Trucker Ford Mustang-It’s a great look, the color scheme is great, and I can’t say anything bad about it.
Joey Gase #15 Donate Life VA Chevy Camaro-I don’t like the swirls, or the yellow. Plain blue with some slight designs would work better. Still, this isn’t awful, so it gets an F.
Chris Buescher #17 Fastenal Patriotic Ford Mustang-I hate the wave on the side of this car. It’s not terrible, but it doesn’t look good. B
Christopher Bell #20 DEWALT Salute First Responders Toyota Camry-This…just doesn’t work. There are too many contrasting designs, and too many designs. This is just awful. F
Matt DiBenedetto #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane/National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Ford Mustang-It’s a smooth look, with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.
Ryan Preece #37 Kroger/Crest Chevy Camaro-Another smooth look, and it has a great color scheme, so this gets an A.
Erik Jones #43 Petty’s Garage Never Forget 9-11 Chevy Camaro-It’s got a great look, and it isn’t over designed, so this gets an A.
Garrett Smithley #51 Nurtec ODT/Nine Line Apparel/9/11 Tribute Chevy Camaro-A great tribute scheme can be done without a lot of bells and whistles. This is a perfect example of one. Nothing but what needs to be said. A
Josh Bilicki #52 Chesterfield Auto Parts Firetruck Ford Mustang-This is, by far, my favorite 9-11 tribute scheme. This looks great, I love the design, and I can’t say anything bad. A