A short-lived company called Sports Coverup made NASCAR replica helmets in the late 1990’s, and here are five examples.Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Sports Coverup Helmets
By David G. Firestone Last November, I discussed replica helmets. Between then and now, I came across a line of replica helmets that were released in the 1990’s. I sincerely don’t know how I missed these growing up. These look like the kinds of things that were marketed in the NASCAR catalog, and Winston Cup […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Replica Helmets, and Why We Need Them In Racing Part 5
By David G. Firestone The 36th Sprint Unlimited starts tonight at 8:15 ET on Fox. This marks the beginning of the Daytona 500 and the beginning of the NASCAR season. I will be looking forward to it, and I will enjoy it as always. The field will feature pole award winners and past winners of […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The Sprint Unlimited Preview
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 Last week, I ranked the Ford teams based on their paint schemes, and this week I will do the Chevy teams and next week I’ll rank the Toyota teams, so without further ado all the Chevy teams ranked from best to worst: #1 Hendrick Motorsports #48 Jimmie Johnson went with a […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Leaderboard Part 2- Chevy
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!