Pit Boards…Unique and Under-Appreciated-Revisited By David Firestone Editor’s Note: I had an article planned for today, but I decided to save it for the beginning of Little Guy November. As such, I will be revisiting an old article. Today, I thought we should discuss an item that everyone sees, but not everyone understands…the mighty pit […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Pit Boards…Unique and Under-Appreciated-Revisited
By David G. Firestone We’re gonna do thing differently this week. Racing isn’t the only thing going on in the world. Sometimes, it’s great to just take a step back, and look at some other things that might be interesting. Gaius Sallustius Crispus, known popularly as Sallustwas a well-known Roman historian, politician, and first member […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Let’s Take A Break From Racing For A Bit…
By David G. Firestone While racing suits are primarily designed to protect driver from fire, their outer designs have become the focus to the majority of people, and it’s not hard to see why. The amount of effort it takes to get all of the sponsors fair placement for visibility is staggering. Racing has a […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-A Costume of a Firesuit
By David G. Firestone I’ve discussed Jack Beckman on The Driver Suit Blog many times. He is a great driver, he connects with the fans, and he was kind enough to grant me an interview last year. I’ve been into the Infinite Hero Challenge Coin program since the beginning, and love collecting them. Well, I’m […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Beckman’s Back For 2019
Drag Racing’s Greatest Families-The Pedregon Family By David G. Firestone Before we dive into this weeks Friday Feature, I want to discuss why I reposted an old article last week. As happens sometimes, I had to deal with a couple of minor things last week, and I didn’t have enough time to get to the […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Drag Racing’s Greatest Families-The Pedregon Family
By David G. Firestone Like shoulder epaulets, the collar of a driver suit has made a transition. It has gone from safety accessory to fashion piece, but unlike the epaulet, it is not only ornamental. Because the collar is still a piece of safety equipment. It goes without saying that fire is an ever present […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Collar Guard…Not a Product, but a Safety Feature-Revisited
By David G. Firestone The throwback race is behind us. You know what that means. I’m going to rank all of the 2019 throwback schemes. As in previous years, the top ranked scheme will be the winner of the Paint Scheme for Best Throwback Scheme. Let’s get going! 1. Austin Dillon #3 DOW Salutes Veterans […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-2019 Throwbacks Ranked!