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 I want to clarify something that I stated last week. My rule for pinkwashing is an automatic F. After a few people pointed out to me that almost everyone is wearing a pink ribbon, I’ve made the decision not to factor a pink ribbon into the grades. That said, pink lettering, […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Paint Scheme Grades October 9-16
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 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
The driver suit is almost always customized for the driver, and as such, the driver has the option of adding customizations to the suit. This may come in the form of size, and belt design,but the back of the neck is a unique place for customizations. The designs that are placed on the back of […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-Neck Backs…A Hotbed for Unique Customizations.
By David G. FirestoneFor this week’s blog, I will be doing a visual glossary of terms that I use when describing driver suits and helmets. To illustrate this, we will use this examples from a number of suits, including this Kasey Kahne suit from 2005. and this Terry Labonte suit from 2008 Collar-The collar is […]Read More The Driver Suit Blog-The Glossary of Terms