By David G. Firestone Recently, Paul Lukas covered the history of league logos in sports. 1969 was a banner year for logos.That same year, The MLB silhouette logo came into being. The other logo is interesting as well. It is the NBA logo. It is based on a photo of Jerry West and was introduced […]Read More How a Photo Became A Racing Icon
By David G. Firestone I don’t often do mid-week posts, but this week warrants one. Tonight at 7PM EST on Fox Sports 1 the CarCash Mudsummer Classic Presented by CNBC Prime’s ‘The Profit’ will be held at Eldora Speedway in Rossberg Ohio. Since that name is a bit too long, I’ll just call it the […]Read More What’s Summer Without a Bit of Mud?
By David G. Firestone We all have at least one place that we always remember fondly from our childhood. It could be a restaurant, a park, the home of a close friend, or family member, or a park. We all have at least one, probably many. It is always sad when one of these places […]Read More The End of An Era in Evanston
By David G. Firestone I have a lot of paint schemes to discuss and we will get to that shortly. I wanted to discuss something that took place before the Coke Zero 400 last week. It is a bit murky, but here is what took place. Charlie Crist is a former governor of Florida, and […]Read More Why I Hate Politics and Paint Scheme Update
By David G. Firestone Every summer, I make a pilgrimage to two places, Jim’s Original and The O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet. This last week, I did both. Jim’s Original is still good, and the Route 66 Nationals are always fun. This year, I went on Saturday and […]Read More A Day At The Races