By David G. Firestone Got a couple things this week. Let’s get the elephant in the room out of the way first. Last Sunday, Brian France was arrested for DUI while driving under the influence of alcohol and painkillers. He has since taken a leave of absence from NASCAR due to this issue. This has […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On A Few Things
By David G. Firestone In the immortal words of legendary writer Mark Twain: It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. Some people just can’t get that message though, and last weekend, there were a couple of them who […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On Selfish Stupidity
By David G. Firestone I’ve been on vacation for the whole of July. I’ll discuss it on Friday. Today, I want to discuss some racing news that has been going on during the month of July. For the first time since 2004, IndyCar will be returning to WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in 2019. I’m kind […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On Some News Stories
By David G. Firestone Starting next week, I am taking my yearly summer sabbatical. Every year, I take the entire month of July off, because I want a chance to enjoy Chicago in the summer. There will be videos, Throwback Thursdays, and Friday Features, but I won’t update the Tracker, the Grades, or My Thoughts […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On Vacation
By David G. Firestone I hate to rehash an old topic on My Thoughts On, but given some recent news, I have no choice. I’m going to talk series sponsorships again. Monster Energy has decided to pull out of NASCAR’s Cup Series after 2019. There was an article today concerning the situation. According to Sports […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On Series Sponsorship…Yet Again!
By David G. Firestone I was feeling under the weather last week, so I never got around to an MTO for the week. This week, I feel better physically, but not emotionally. I woke up this morning to the news that Tom “the Mongoose” McEwen died yesterday. Tom “the Mongoose” McEwen was one of the […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On Tom “the Mongoose” McEwen
By David G. Firestone This is my favorite week of the year! Not because of the Memorial Day racing, but because I’m gonna get my kicks at Route 66 Raceway this weekend! I’m the kind of guy who loves the roar of an 11,000 horsepower engine, and the scent of burnt rubber, burnt nitromethane, and […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-My Thoughts On My Favorite Weekend Of The Year