By David G. Firestone I figured that after the Coca Cola 600 I should do an article on how the teams stack up paint scheme wise. Here is how I figured the grades out. Using a grade average, I took each grade a car number gets and averaged out the grades. I will add comments […]Read More Midseason Paint Scheme Grades
By David G. Firestone CHIP GANASSI RACING TEAM #1 Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/Beechcraft Chevy SS–No Change A Jamie McMurray #1 McDonald’s Chevy SS–Same basic scheme, but with a new door design. B+ Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/McDonald’s Chevy SS-Special dual scheme for the Daytona 500, black Cessna on the front, fade to red McDonald’s on the […]Read More Paint Scheme Tracker-May 27, 2015
By David G. Firestone I don’t know when pizza became the go to dish in the United States, and I don’t care. I do know this about pizza, it began with the ancient Greeks, followed by the Romans. In 1889, it gained a new dimension when Raffaele Esposito created the Pizza Margherita for Queen Margherita, […]Read More My Thoughts On Why Pizza Rules!
By David G. Firestone Just a quick post, I didn’t want to rewrite the My Thoughts On article for tomorrow, so I’d just cover it today. So I committed a sin on Sunday…I fell asleep during the NHRA Lucas Oil Kansas Nationals. It was at about 1:30 in the morning, and I was tired. I […]Read More A Funny Car Design Quirk I Never Noticed Before.
Trevor Bayne #6 Advocare Camo Ford Fusion-The new redesign doesn’t look good, and would normally earn a D but because camo is used, the letter grade deduction is in play and this scheme earns an F. Alex Bowman #7 Chevy SS-A smooth design with a great color scheme earns an A+ every time. Alex Bowman […]Read More Paint Scheme Grades-May 23-2015
By David G. Firestone Last week, I covered Shea Holbrook in her Taylor Motorsports Prodcuts driver suit, this week, I’m gonna cover Shane Westerfield in his Taylor Mototsports driver suit. Shane is a former drag boat racer, who has moved to Top Alcohol Funny Car or TAFC. He has a couple of event wins, including […]Read More Taylor Motorsports Proudcts, An Introduction Part 2
13th Season Finale features two NHRA Wally Trophies, one from 2006 and one from 2010.Read More DGF2099 Productions-Introduction to Sports Memorabilia-NHRA Wally Collection
By David G. Firestone CHIP GANASSI RACING TEAM #1 Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/Beechcraft Chevy SS–No Change A Jamie McMurray #1 McDonald’s Chevy SS–Same basic scheme, but with a new door design. B+ Jamie McMurray #1 Cessna/McDonald’s Chevy SS-Special dual scheme for the Daytona 500, black Cessna on the front, fade to red McDonald’s on the […]Read More Paint Scheme Tracker-May 20, 2015
By David G. Firestone I’ve had two requiems this week. It’s 3 in the morning as I finally get to writing this. I had to upgrade computers today. I hate upgrading equipment, but I had to do it today. I did it with a heavy heart. My old Lenovo G570 has served me very well. […]Read More Two Sequiems on a Tuesday
Jamie McMurray #1 Bass Pro Shops/Big Ceder Lodge Chevy SS– The horrible design with a bad color combination would normally earn a D, but with the letter grade deduction for camouflage, it earns an F Austin Dillon #3 Dow Styrofoam Insulation Chevy SS-Good color scheme, and I like the fade at the back of the […]Read More Paint Scheme Grades-5-16-2015