Alex Bowman #7 Accell Construction Chevy SS-Same scheme as last year, same C- grade. Sam Hornish Jr. #9 Lyons Financial Ford Fusion-Same scheme as Medallion Financial, same F grade. Clint Bowyer #15 Maxwell House Toyota Camry-When I heard that Maxwell House was sponsoring a car this season, I hoped it would look like this, but […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades-April 10, 2015
By David G. Firestone Recently, I came across a design quirk I had never seen on a car before. Take a look at these two cars above. These two design schemes were used by Rodney Combs in 1994. He raced in the Busch Grand National Series. He had 3 top 10’s, and led 11 laps. […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Die Casts Examined
By David G. Firestone Number designs are an important detail in American auto racing, especially NASCAR, where the number is used on all of the merchandise sold to fans. The number is an identity for the driver and for the fans. While I was watching the Camping World RV Sales 301, for some reason, I […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Which Way Does Your Favorite Team Lean?
By David G. Firestone Gonna be a bit of a long entry today, but I have a few things that I really need to discuss, that I haven’t been able to get to until today. I typically write a DSB article a few weeks in advance, and work on it over the weeks before it […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-F1 and NASCAR Discussions
By David G. Firestone Last week, I discussed my favorite driver to collect, and this week I will examine his most well-known sponsor. From 1994-1997 Musgrave was sponsored by the Family Channel. The distinctive patriotic red white and blue design with that Family Channel logo was eye catching. The Family Channel logo was classic 1990’s […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Ted Musgrave-My Favorite Driver to Collect Part 2
By David G. Firestone I have been neglecting the Paint Scheme grades for the last few weeks, so after this brief post, we will focus on those this week. I want to clarify a term that I use regularly. I use the word “overdesigned” and what it basically means is that the paint scheme has […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades and Clarification of a Term