The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-April 2, 2022

By David G. Firestone

Ross Chastain #1 ONX Homes/iFly Chevy Camaro-The only redeeming factor here is a good color scheme. The rest is awful. D

Austin Dillon #3 Bennett Transportations & Logistics Chevy Camaro-The designs are over done, and the light blue isn’t needed. This is still a good scheme, and it earns an A.

Chase Elliott #9 Adrenaline Shoc Performance Energy Chevy Camaro-My only complaint here is the tiger stripes on the rear. Other than that, this is a solid scheme. A-

Ryan Blaney #12 Menard’s/Richmond Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Ryan Blaney #12 Wabash Ford Mustang-Get rid of the yellow, and this would be a solid A scheme. With the yellow, this is an A-

Joey Hand #15 Ford Pass Rewards Visa Ford Mustang-Nothing really wrong with this one, a solid scheme all around! A

Chris Buescher #17 Fifth-Third Bank Ford Mustang-Pastels don’t work in NASCAR, and a horrible design doesn’t work. F

Harrison Burton #21 Freightliner/eCascadia Ford Mustang-Same scheme as #2, same D grade.

William Byron #24 RAPTOR Chevy Camaro-This is a really good look, I love the eye motif, and it gets an A.

Todd Gilliland #38 Boot Barn Ford Mustang-The only good thing I can say is that this scheme has a great shade of red. D-

Cole Custer #41 One Cure Ford Mustang-Nothing really new to say, so this new scheme gets an A.

Ty Dillon #42 Gain Chevy Camaro-I like this look! It’s smooth, it isn’t over designed, and it has a great color scheme. A

Ty Dillon #42 Chevy Camaro-A good color scheme with a bad design scheme earns a C.

Erik Jones #43 Tide Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same B grade.

Andy Lally #78 Ford Mustang-It’s a smooth look, with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

Author: dgf2099

I'm just a normal guy who collects race-worn driver suits, helmets, sheet metal, and other race-worn items. I will use this blog to help collectors, and race fans alike understand the various aspects of driver suits and helmets, and commentate on paint schemes.

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