Paint Scheme Grades-January 7, 2023

By David G. Firestone

Ross Chastain #1 Kubota/Onx Homes Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same B grade.

Austin Cindric #2 Discount Tire Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Austin Cindric #2 Autotrader Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Kevin Harvick #4 Busch Light Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Brad Keselowski #6 Elk Grove Manufacturing and Technology Expo Ford Mustang-I think the car is a bit too over designed. It’s not bad, but it can be toned down. B

Corey LaJoie #7 The Jessie Rees Foundation Chevy Camaro-I think the teal isn’t needed, and the car is a little over designed, so this gets a C

Kyle Busch #8 Alsco Uniforms Chevy Camaro-The adding of black doesn’t work, and takes the whole scheme down to a B+. Without the black, this gets an A.

Kyle Busch #8 Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Chevy Camaro-With the sides cleaned up, this gets an A!

Aric Almirola #10 Smithfield Foods Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A- grade.

Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Ryan Blaney #12 Discount Tire Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Ryan Blaney #12 Wabash Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A- grade.

Ryan Blaney #12 Menard’s/Duracel Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Chris Buescher #17 Pala Casino Resort and Spa Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Chris Buescher #17 Pala Casino Resort and Spa Ford Mustang-Even a smooth design can’t be saved with a horrid color scheme like this!. D

Chris Buescher #17 Fastenal Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Chris Buescher #17 Fifth-Third Bank Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same F grade.

Martin Truex Jr. #19 Auto Owner’s Insurance Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A- grade.

Martin Truex Jr. #19 Bass Pro Shops Toyota Camry-The changes do not change the grade, it’s still a C- scheme.

Christopher Bell #20 Rheem Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Joey Logano #22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Joey Logano #22 Auto Trader Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Joey Logano #22 AAA Southern California Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Joey Logano #22 AAA Insurance Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

William Byron #24 Liberty University Chevy Camaro-I like this new look, the color and design work, so this gets an A.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. #47 Cottonelle Chevy Camaro-Cleaning up the front is a massive improvement! This goes from an F to a C.

Josh Bilicki #78 Zeigler Auto Group Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same A- grade.

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Author: dgf2099

I'm just a normal guy who collects race-worn driver suits, helmets, sheet metal, and other race-worn items. I will use this blog to help collectors, and race fans alike understand the various aspects of driver suits and helmets, and commentate on paint schemes.

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