By David G. Firestone When Glenn “Fireball” Roberts was elected to the NASCAR Hall-Of-Fame on May 22, I felt the need to do this article. Fireball’s racing career was a Hall of Fame worthy, no one can argue that, but it was the wreck that led to his death that has had the most lasting […]Read More 49 Years Later…Those 6 Days in May Are Still Being Felt.
Last week was the All-Star Showdown and the All-Star Race. These two events are magnets for special paint schemes. The top two finishers from the Showdown move to the All-Star Race. I have graded both events, starting with the Showdown. It is ranked from best to worst. The Good: 1 David Reutimann #83 Burger King/Dr. […]Read More Grading the 2013 All-Star Race
By David G. Firestone With the sad passing of Dick Trickle, as well as the All-Star Race, and the Memorial Day trifecta next week, I decided today I needed a change of pace, and I wouldn’t think about racing or driver suits today. So with my uncle in town, we went to the Museum of […]Read More All-Star Race Weekend Events and Fun
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 Pit Boards…Unique and Under-Appreciated.
By David G. Firestone Yesterday, I received a comment from “Eric” on my personal blog. Eric stated that “Since when is this a—–e the authority on paint schemes and uniform design? What’s his marketing experience or is this just his subjective opinion and who the hell asked for it?” Well Eric, I am a collector […]Read More To Answer a Valid Question