Brad Keselowski #2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion-Black and blue could be a great combo, but the blue here is much too light. If the blue were darker, it would earn an A+ grade. This scheme earns a C- grade. Sam Hornish Jr. #9 Camping World/Medallion Bank Ford Fusion– Green, yellow, and blue is horrible, […]Read More Paint Scheme Grades-February 28, 2015
By David G. Firestone Everyone has a moment that shapes the rest of our lives for the better. For me, it was joining the TV crew in my sophomore year of high school. For some people, it might seem like the worst point in their lives. Sometimes you have to hit bottom to rise to […]Read More Racing Innovators and Their Eureka Moments Part 1, Bill Simpson
By David G. Firestone 2015 Toyota Camry–The first Gen 6 redesign comes to the Camry for 2015. The front is sleeker, with a more aggressive nose, and grill area, the tail has been redesigned as well. Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/Beechcraft Chevy SS–No Change Jamie McMurray #1 McDonald’s Chevy SS–Same basic scheme, but with a new […]Read More Paint Scheme Tracker-February 25, 2015
By David G. Firestone The Daytona 500 is behind us, the NASCAR season is underway. The race was great, Joey Logano finally lived up to the lofty expectations set on him when he was a rookie. Jeff Gordon has raced in his last Daytona 500 in his regular career, though I won’t rule out that […]Read More My Thoughts On The Black Cloud Hanging Over Daytona This Week.
By David G. Firestone Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/McDonald’s Chevy SS-Love the fade, the look is really smooth, the colors work well, A+ Paul Menard #27 Menard’s/Peak Chevy SS– Same scheme as last year, same F grade. Landon Cassill #40 Cars For Sale Chevy SS– Same Scheme as last year, same C- grade Kyle Larson #42 […]Read More Paint Scheme and Helmet Grades-February 21, 2015
By David G. Firestone The 57th running of the Daytona 500 is tomorrow! I know, I can’t keep my excitement to myself either! Jeff Gordon is on the pole, the 43 car field has been set, and tomorrow, the 2015 NASCAR season starts. The major change to the format will be on pit road, where […]Read More The Great American Race-The Daytona 500
By David G. Firestone 2015 Toyota Camry–The first Gen 6 redesign comes to the Camry for 2015. The front is sleeker, with a more aggressive nose, and grill area, the tail has been redesigned as well. Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/Beechcraft Chevy SS–No Change Jamie McMurray #1 McDonald’s Chevy SS–Same basic scheme, but with a new […]Read More Paint Scheme Tracker-January 18,2015
By David G. Firestone The 2015 Sprint Unlimited is behind us, Matt Kenseth won the event, and it was a great race. Something I’m disappointed about is that there aren’t more special schemes for the Sprint Unlimited. There were 25 teams in the Sprint Unlimited, only Danica Patrick ran a special scheme this year. I […]Read More My Thoughts on The Spring Unlimited, Winter, and Italian Restaurants.
By David G. Firestone Jamie McMurray #1 Sherwin Williams Chevy SS-Red, white and blue is a great scheme, the fade looks pretty good, and I do like the reverse fade design. The front does need some work, so I’ll give it a B+ Brad Keselowski #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion-Black and yellow is a […]Read More Paint Scheme Grades-February 14, 2015