Berringer Vineyards sponsored Braun Racing from 2007 to 2009, with David Reutimann, Kyle Busch, and Dave Blaney. Crew members wore this vest.Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-2007-2009 Berringer Pit Crew Vest
By David G. Firestone The Paint Scheme Ranking Executive Committee meetings have been long, but not too contentious, I can’t stay mad at Alejandro when he shows me his belly, so now we present all 55 NASCAR Sprint Cup teams ranked from first to last on how their paint schemes looked. NR has a different […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Leaderboard-Week 4, The Grand Finale
Ford By David G. Firestone Last Week, Chevy teams were ranked. This week, the Paint Scheme Ranking Executive Committee, made up of myself, and Alejandro my black cat have determined how Ford’s teams will be ranked. Alejandro was slightly more useful this week, keeping my leg warm while he slept. As with last week, teams […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Leaderboard-Week #2-Ford
By David G. Firestone The focus group of one has had its meetings, and has made its decisions. Here are all 50 teams that ran the Sprint Cup this year ranked first to last on their paint schemes: #1-Wood Brothers #21-A classic design scheme that just seems to get better with age. The Henry Ford […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Leaderboard Part 4-The Grand Finale
By David G. Firestone The Paint Scheme Leaderboard continues with Toyota today. This has been a stressful series, and it will be even more so next week, when I rank all 50 teams in order from best to worst. Enough complaining, on to the schemes. #1 Michael Waltrip Racing #55 Simple traditional designs. That is […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Leaderboard Part 3- Toyota
By David G. Firestone For the end of the 2013 Season, I will reveal the best and worst paint schemes and driver suits of 2013. This was done using a focus group of one, namely myself, and uses the following standards: Color Scheme:How the colors look, and how they work with each other. Overall Design:How […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Ladies and Gentlemen: The Paint Schemie Awards!
By David G. Firestone One aspect of driver suits that has become a target for new customizations in the last 15-17 years is the belt. For many years, the belt was unadorned, or had a very small logo. Belts are a comfort feature, and typically made of the same material that the suit itself is […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Getting the Belt…Not Always a Bad Thing
By David G. Firestone Last week was the All-Star Showdown and the All-Star Race. These two events are magnets for special paint schemes. The top two finishers from the Showdown move to the All-Star Race. I have graded both events, starting with the Showdown. It is ranked from best to worst. The Good: 1 David […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Grading the 2013 All-Star Race