Midseason Paint Scheme Grades

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 […]

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Paint Scheme Tracker-May 27, 2015

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 […]

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My Thoughts On Why Pizza Rules!

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, […]

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Paint Scheme Grades-May 23-2015

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 […]

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Paint Scheme Tracker-May 20, 2015

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 […]

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Two Sequiems on a Tuesday

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. […]

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Paint Scheme Grades-5-16-2015

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 […]

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