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 Die Casts Examined
A collection of NASCAR,IndyCar and NHRA mini helmets from across the yearsRead More Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Racing Mini Helmets
By David G. Firestone It’s August, the summer is winding down, you are seeing back to school ads on TV, Halloween stuff is popping up in stores, and the Silly Season is officially underway. For me, this begins the most hectic part of the year for The Driver Suit Blog. Within the next few months, […]Read More The Silly Season…and Why It Isn’t Silly For Me…
For the 12 season premier, we will look at my collection of Nationwide, Camping World Truck, IndyCar and NHRA die castsRead More Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-NASCAR Die Cast Episode 2
By David G. Firestone I try to keep it light as I can on The Driver Suit Blog. I try not to get into very serious issues, but the events on Saturday night have forced my hand in this respect. As you all know by now, last Saturday, Tony Stewart was involved in a tragic […]Read More My Thoughts on the Tony Stewart/Kevin Ward Jr. Situation
For the 12 season premier, we will look at my NASCAR Sprint Cup Die Cast collection.Read More Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-NASCAR Die Cast Episode 1
By David G. Firestone I love the design aspects of driver suits, I really do. From older suits where aesthetics wasn’t one of the main focuses, to modern suits where everything is precisely where it should be, I love suit design. There is an organization and a subtlety to design that deserves to be appreciated. […]Read More Just Because it Fits Does NOT Mean It Looks Good!
Bill Sedgewick raced for one season in the Die Hard Chevy 1500 CKfor the 1996 Craftsman Truck Series for Darrell Waltrip Motorsports, and this press kit was issued for that season.Read More Introduction to Press Kits-1995 Bill Sedgewick Press Kit
By David G. Firestone I don’t usually watch Motor City Masters, but I tuned in on Tuesday, since the theme this week was NASCAR. For those who don’t know, Motor City Masters is a reality show on TruTv featuring designers competing for a design job at Chevy as well as $100,000. Each designer designs something […]Read More Motor City Masters-NASCAR Review
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 Which Way Does Your Favorite Team Lean?