By David G. Firestone When I first went to the Chicago Sports Museum at the Water Tower Place, I was in heaven. The interactive exhibits were amazing, and a lot of fun. The exhibits were amazing as well. I especially enjoyed the microphone flag display near the main hall. The large display in the Hall […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Loaning to the Chicago Sports Museum
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
By David G. Firestone For the end of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season, the Paint Schemies have returned! The Schemies will reveal the best and worst paint schemes and driver suits of 2014. This was done using the Driver Suit Blog executive committee for paint scheme analysis and consists of me and me alone, […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Ladies and Gentlemen…THE 2014 PAINT SCHEMIE AWARDS
By David G. Firestone When you say “driver suit” you think of names like Simpson, Sparco, Impact!, OMP, Stand 21, and Momo, you don’t automatically think of Oakley. Oakley started in 1975 as a sunglasses company by Jim Jannard in his garage in Foothill Ranch California. He got the name from Oakley, his English Setter. […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Oakley…Not Just For Sunglasses Anymore!
By David G. Firestone It’s August, the summer is winding down, you are seeing back to school ads on TV, Halloween stuff is popping up in stores, and the Silly Season is officially underway. For me, this begins the most hectic part of the year for The Driver Suit Blog. Within the next few months, […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The Silly Season…and Why It Isn’t Silly For Me…
By David G. Firestone. The 2014 Sprint All Star race is behind us, and as usual, there were a myriad of different paint schemes. Some were good, others not so much, but I have to say there were a lot of great schemes in this year’s race. Let’s start with the Sprint Showdown. Unlike in […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Grading the 2014 All-Star Race & How Far We Have Come In the Last 50 Years…
By David G. Firestone If I could give a new collector two pieces of advice, they would be 1: In this hobby, when you stop learning, it stops being fun and 2: Research, research, research. Research is critical in any hobby, and that is, for the most part, why The Driver Suit Blog exists. I […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Two Great Pieces of Advice for Anyone With A Hobby