Pit crew member Tom Johansen was involved with this prototype suit from 2006.Read More Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Tom Johansen Firesuit
By David G. Firestone Gonna do a two for one this week. Two suits this week, in a good mood, gonna spread the love. Our first week is my first Stand 21 suit, a 2000-2001 Toyota Atlantic series suit worn by Steve Lorenzen. The Toyota Atlantic Championship was a racing series in Champ Car that […]Read More Two For One! Steve Lorenzen and Miss Winston
By David G. Firestone When I did The Paint Schemies last year, I also did a Top 10 list of Sponsors I Miss In NASCAR. Number 7 was Tide detergent. Tide was a major sponsor of NASCAR from the 1980’s to the mid 2000’s. That orange, yellow, white and blue car was distinctive without going […]Read More I Love The Tide Ride!
By David G. Firestone Yesterday, I called out NASCAR, today, I’m calling out the NHRA. I’m demanding an explanation for what happened during the Carolina Nationals on Sunday! Here is how I watch racing, I’ll watch a live telecast whenever possible, but I’ll watch the NHRA whenever it’s on ESPN or ESPN2 since I don’t […]Read More What Happened at the Carolina Nationals Yesterday?
A collection of baseball, basketball, football, hockey, auto racing, and other autographed items.Read More Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Autograph Collection
By David G. Firestone Well the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup has begun. What that means for the 16 drivers in the Chase is special paint scheme rules. Specifically, all Chase drivers will have yellow numbers on the roof, a yellow windshield banner, a yellow front splitter, and special decals. I waited on discussing […]Read More The Chase Design Elemets…Too Much of a Good Thing!
By David G. Firestone I’ve been getting off track(pun intended) lately, and I’m gonna get back to basics. I’ve been wanting to do an article on a set like this for a while. I bought a set of items used by one driver at the same time, namely a driver suit, driving gloves, shoes, goggles, […]Read More The SCCA Set
A collection of NASCAR, and NHRA race used equipment, including parts and sheet metal.Read More Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Race-Used Equipment
By David G. Firestone When you say “driver suit” you think of names like Simpson, Sparco, Impact!, OMP, Stand 21, and Momo, you don’t automatically think of Oakley. Oakley started in 1975 as a sunglasses company by Jim Jannard in his garage in Foothill Ranch California. He got the name from Oakley, his English Setter. […]Read More Oakley…Not Just For Sunglasses Anymore!
A collection of NASCAR, and NHRA Starting Lineup figures from the late 1990’s.Read More Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-Racing Figurines