By David G. Firestone Some race car drivers stand the test of time and are respected until the end of time. Some drivers have a small impact, but aren’t as well-known. Some drivers race for a few years, and have no real impact outside of a small area. Tom Eastham is in the third category. […]Read More What Might Be Tom Eastham’s Only Firesuit
By David G. Firestone Bob Tasca III has been around racing his whole life. He started racing at 16, and eventually worked his way into Top Fuel Funny Car. According to his website: “In March of 2007 Bob Tasca III broke the world record, recording the quickest pass in Alcohol Funny Car history at 5.451 […]Read More The Boots of Bob Tasca
For this week’s Friday Feature, I’m going to do a test video of Driver Suit Blog Radio. This is a work in progress, but this will be how things will more than likely work. Without further ado…Read More Driver Suit Blog Radio Test
By David G. Firestone Just a quick one this week. Sometimes, I come across an item from a racing team I’ve never heard of. This makes research a little difficult, but I’m usually able to work around this. In this case, things are much different. This is a jacket from a team called “Baker Motorsports” […]Read More A Jacket From Baker Motorsports
By David G. Firestone From 2002 to 2020, the top series in the NHRA was sponsored by The Coca Cola company. Coca Cola took over the NHRA sponsorship from Winston in 2002, calling it the NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series. This lasted until 2008, when Full Throttle took over the sponsorship, becoming the NHRA Full […]Read More NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Cap History
By David G. Firestone NASCAR has a lengthy history in the United States. Founded in 1948, 72 years ago, NASCAR has taken stock car racing to new heights. Once a regional promotion, NASCAR is now an international powerhouse. NASCAR and their various series have logo histories that are interesting. Let’s start with NASCAR itself. 1948-1968 […]Read More A Great Series Needs a Great Logo-2021 Edition!
How I Spent My 2021 Summer “Vacation” By David G. Firestone This year is a little different than last year. In December, I left my previous job for a new job after almost 14 years. This new job didn’t work out. After some work, in early April, I got another job, which went as badly […]Read More How I Spent My 2021 Summer “Vacation”
By David G. Firestone Every good baseball team need a home for spring training. In 1959, the San Francisco Giants played their final game at Seals Stadium, a small, crowded, outdated facility in the Mission District of San Francisco. Starting in 1960, the Giants would play their home games at the brand new Candlestick Park. […]Read More Vintage Item Spotlight-Fransico Grande Pitching Rubber.
By David G. Firestone Founded in 1982, as the NASCAR Winston Racing Series, The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series is a short track series. The races all take place at short tracks, ranging from 1/4 mile to 5/8 miles. While some drivers go on to national series stardom, some are just weekend warriors. The […]Read More Looking at a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Crew Shirt