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
Jamie McMurray #1 Liftmaster Prescott Granite Mountain “Hotshots” Chevy SS-Looks great, great color scheme and design scheme. Plus it honors 19 fallen members of the Prescott Granite Mountain “Hotshots” who tragically died while battling a wild fire. A+ Austin Dillon #3 Dow Energy and Water Chevy SS-Decent scheme, the water looks decent, though a little […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-November 8, 2014
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 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 I started ranking all the teams last week, with the Paint Schemie Awards, and I figured I would continue this week with the Paint Scheme Leaderboard. The concept is that over the next 4 weeks, I will rank all the drivers by team. The rules are the same as the Paint […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Leaderboard Part 1-Ford
By David Firestone Today, I thought we should discuss an item that everyone sees, but not everyone understands…the mighty pit board. Pit Boards are an item that most average collector wouldn’t think that would come up for sale, but they do. I am a proud owner of one myself: This beauty of an item is […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Pit Boards…Unique and Under-Appreciated.