Paint Scheme Grades-August 29, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Quinn Houff #00 Eagle Rock Wealth Management Chevy Camaro-It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

Austin Dillon #3 American Ethanol Throwback Chevy Camaro-This is a great throwback, and I love the design! A

Kevin Harvick #4 Busch Throwback Ford Mustang-I like this design. Busch has some great cans in the 90’s, and this is a perfect example. A

Ryan Newman #6 Oscar Meyer Ford Mustang-I like the overall design, but they took a few creative liberties with the car, and the new designs are not only pointless, but distract from the overall scheme. Still, this is good, and I’ll give it a B+

Josh Bilicki #7 Insurance King Throwback Chevy Camaro-This is a very faithful throwback, and I think this looks great! A

Chase Elliott #9 Mountain Dew/Team Rubicon Chevy Camaro-Camo does NOT look good on a race car in general, but this color scheme really doesn’t do it any favors. F

Chase Elliott #9 NAPA Throwback Chevy Camaro-I hated this scheme the first time around, but I understand why it was used. Still, it is a faithful throwback, so I’ll give this a C

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Menard’s/Monster Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

William Byron #24 Liberty University Chevy Camaro-This is faithful replica of an awesome scheme. I like this, and it gets an A.

Corey LaJoie #32 Drydene Ford Mustang-Adding the black is pointless, and the new design is over done. Now it isn’t horrible, and the color scheme is decent, so I’ll give it a C.

Michael McDowell #34 Digital Ally Shield Cleansers Ford Mustang-It’s a bold look, and it isn’t over designed, so I give it an A.

John Hunter Nemechek #38 ACME Markets Ford Mustang-I like the color scheme, and I hate the design scheme. As such, this gets a C.

Darrell Wallace Jr. #43 Columbia Sportswear Chevy Camaro-This is an amazing scheme, and I like the design and color schemes. This earns an A.

Joey Gase #51 Race for Relief Ford Mustang-New scheme for 2020, white. A

It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

Alex Bowman #88 Acronis Chevy Camaro-The stripes work well, it’s bold, and not over designed. I give this an A.

Alex Bowman #88 Truck Hero/Chevy Group Chevy Camaro-I hated this scheme the first time around, but I understand why it was used. Still, it is a faithful throwback, so I’ll give this a C

Daniel Suarez #96 ARRIS Throwback Toyota Camry-I liked this scheme then, and I like it now. A

Paint Scheme Grades-August 15, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Ryan Newman #6 Coca Cola Ford Mustang-Plain red with Coca Cola ribbon would work better, and get an A. This is blah, and gets a C.

Joey Gase #7 Wisconsin Lighting Lab Chevy Camaro-A smooth look with a great color scheme will always earn an A.

Ryan Blaney #12 Menard’s/Sylvania Ford Mustang-The Menard’s template works well with black. This looks good, and gets an A.

Ryan Blaney #12 Menard’s/Knauf Ford Mustang-The Menard’s template works well with black. This looks good, and gets an A.

Ryan Blaney #12 Menard’s Throwback Ford Mustang-I don’t like the shade of blue used back then, and I still don’t like it. Still, the rest of the scheme works, so I’ll give it an A-

Clint Bowyer #14 DeKalb Ford Mustang Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Brennan Poole #15 Remember Everyone Deployed Chevy Camaro-This is a great look. Red with Camaro stripes works well. A

Brennan Poole #15 Chevy Camaro-It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and this earns an A.

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Motorcraft Throwback Ford Mustang-I like this throwback, I think it’s great, and it gets an A.

Matt DiBenedetto #21 FordStrong Technicians Ford Mustang-It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and this earns an A.

Michael McDowell #34 Martin Transportation Systems Ford Mustang-Great color scheme, with a bad color scheme will earn a C.

Ryan Preece #37 Honey Nut Cheerios Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same C grade.

James Davison #51 Signing Day Sports Ford Mustang-My only complaint here is that the white stripes are pointless. Other than that, this car looks great. A-

James Davison #53 Signing Day Sports Ford Mustang-Same scheme as #51, same A- grade.

Garrett Smithley #53 Victory Lane Quick Oil Change/Kendall Oil Chevy Camaro-This is an ugly, over designed mess. This looks horrible, so I’ll give it an F.

Timmy Hill #66 SBC Contractors Inc. Toyota Camry-There’s nothing really wrong with this scheme. There isn’t anything right with this scheme. This gets a C.

Reed Sorenson #74(77) Fake Steak Chevy Camaro-This is an ugly, over designed mess. This looks horrible, so I’ll give it an F.

Paint Scheme Grades-August 8, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Quin Houff #00 Creek Enterprises Inc. Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same B grade.

Brad Keselowski #2 Snap On Ford Mustang-I think the designs here are pointless, the red needs to go. With the red designs gone, this gets an A, but with the red designs, this gets a B+

Austin Dillon #3 Dow Patriotic Chevy Camaro-I think the wave motif is a bit over designed. Red should also replace blue as the primary color. Other than that, this gets a B.

Austin Dillon #3 RigUp/Roland Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Austin Dillon #3 Freightliner Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same C grade.

Kevin Harvick #4 Busch Head for the Mountains Ford Mustang-I like the motif here. It looks great, and isn’t over done. This gets an A.

Kevin Harvick #4 Busch Light Patriotic Ford Mustang-I think this car is over designed. I especially hate the fireworks. The color is good, and the rear looks good, so I’ll give it a C.

Kevin Harvick #4 Busch Light Apple Ford Mustang-Red is a great color, and the apple orchard motif looks great. I can’t give this less than an A so I won’t.

Ryan Newman #6 Progressive Insurance Ford Mustang-This is a great look. The shades of blue look good, and I like the smooth design. A

Ryan Newman #6 Oscar Mayer Patriotic Ford Mustang-An amazing front half with an awful rear half earns a C grade.

Ryan Newman #6 Acronis Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B grade.

Ryan Newman #6 Guaranteed Rate Ford Mustang-I don’t like this car, but I don’t hate it. I think it’s just a C grade car.

Reed Sorenson #7 Gorilla Glue Chevy Camaro-A smooth look, with a simple and smooth design will always earn an A.

Josh Bilicki #7 Insurance King Ford Mustang-Same scheme as #27, same B grade.

Reed Sorenson #7 Wilkerson Crane & Rental Chevy Camaro-A smooth look, with a simple and smooth design will always earn an A.

Tyler Reddick #8 Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Chevy Camaro-An amazing bottom half with an awful top half earns a C grade.

Tyler Reddick #8 Cat Oil & Gas Chevy Camaro-This is far too over designed. Even with a great color scheme, this gets an F.

Tyler Reddick #8 Feeding America Chevy Camaro-The shades of yellow and green work well with each other, and the smooth design scheme works well too. A

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

Aric Almirola #10 Smithfield Hometown Original Ford Mustang-Another scheme that I don’t like, but at the same time I don’t hate. It’s just a meh scheme that gets a C

Aric Almirola #10 Go Bowling Ford Mustang-This is a great look! The new scheme is much smoother, and it looks amazing! A

Aric Almirola #10 Smithfield Vote For Bacon Ford Mustang-The color scheme is great, and the car has a great look. A

Denny Hamlin #11 National Civil Rights Museum Toyota Camry-It’s a great look, with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

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

Ryan Blaney #12 Menard’s/Maytag Ford Mustang-The Menard’s template works well with red, and this scheme gets an A.

Clint Bowyer #14 CSU One Cure Ford Mustang-The new design is a downgrade from last year. This is a case where the scheme would get a higher grade if it had a different color scheme. Still, it’s not horrible, so it gets a B.

Clint Bowyer #14 Haas CNC Ford Mustang-This is over designed, the red stripes are far too over designed, and the white design is awful. This gets an F.

Chris Buescher #17 Sunny D Patriotic Ford Mustang-This might be one of the worst schemes of 2020. It’s horribly over designed, and the twisted flag motif is awful. F

Chris Buescher #17 Roush Performance Stage 3 Ford Mustang-This is a great look! The orange and black work well, and the car has a smooth look. A

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

Kyle Busch #18 Skittles Patriotic Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Kyle Busch #18 M&M’s Mini’s Toyota Camry-It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

Martin Truex Jr. #19 Auto Owner’s Insurance Toyota Camry-The color scheme is great, and the car has a great look. A

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Menard’s/Red Kap Ford Mustang-A smooth look with a great color scheme will ALWAYS earn an A.

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Menards/Quaker State Ford Mustang-Green doesn’t work well with the Menard’s template. I give this a C.

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Menard’s/Dutch Boy Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same C grade.

JJ Yeley #27 Greenlight Debit Card Ford Mustang-The color scheme is great, and the car has a great look. A

JJ Yeley #27 Red Rock Secured Ford Mustang-It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

JJ Yeley #27 Ford Mustang-It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

Corey LaJoie #32 Trump 2020 Ford Mustang-Yet another scheme that I don’t like, but at the same time I don’t hate. It’s just a meh scheme that gets a C

Corey LaJoie #32 Plan B Sales Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

Michael McDowell #34 CarParts.com Patriotic Ford Mustang-This is a horrible look. The blue and orange shades don’t work, and the car as a whole is over designed. I can’t give this anything but an F, so I won’t.

Michael McDowell #34 Chicago Pneumatic Compressors Ford Mustang-This is a bold look, with a great color scheme, and it looks amazing. A

Ryan Preece #37 Proctor & Gamble’s Take on Race Initiative Chevy Camaro-It’s a smooth look with a great color scheme, and that always earns an A.

Ryan Preece #37 Kleenex Chevy Camaro-A good color scheme and a smooth design scheme are all that’s needed to get an A grade.

Ryan Preece #37 Glad Chevy Camaro-The color scheme is bad, it clashes with the design scheme. The design scheme itself is awful, and I can’t give this anything but an F.

Ryan Preece #37 Kingsford Chevy Camaro-The wave motif works well here, and the car has a decent look, so it gets an A.

Ryan Preece #37 Louisiana Hot Sauce Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

John H. Nemechek #38 Digital Ally Ford Mustang-I think the cube motif is over done a bit. The color scheme works well here, and the design is not too over designed, so it gets an A.

Cole Custer #41 Autodesk Fusion 360 Ford Mustang-Great color scheme plus horrible design scheme equals a C grade.

Darrell Wallace Jr. #43 World Wide Technology Chevy Camaro-The starburst motif isn’t over done, and the shade of blue works perfectly. All of this is getting an A grade.

Darrell Wallace Jr. #43 Cash App Chevy Camaro-A good color scheme and a smooth design scheme are all that’s needed to get an A grade.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. #47 Kroger Chevy Camaro-The American flag motif works well here, and the scheme is great to begin with, so this gets an A.

Joey Gase #51 Red Rock Secured Ford Mustang-This is a great look. The patriotic motif under the shade of red works well. This looks great and gets an A.

Joey Gase #51 Red Rock Secured Ford Mustang-A good color scheme and a smooth design scheme are all that’s needed to get an A grade.

Joey Gase #51 Adkins Automotive Ford Mustang-A good color scheme and a smooth design scheme are all that’s needed to get an A grade.

Joey Gase #51 Donate Life/Pro Master Ford Mustang-A good color scheme and a smooth design scheme are all that’s needed to get an A grade.

Joey Gase #51 Page Construction Ford Mustang-Without the green stripes, this would earn an A, but with the stripes, this earns a B.

JJ Yeley #53 Truckworx Chevy Camaro-Another example of a pointlessly over designed car. This is one of the worst I’ve seen in 2020, and that includes those disasters of All-Star Race cars. I can’t give this higher than an F.

Garrett Smithley #53 Rich Mar Florist Chevy Camaro-I hate the black and pink here. It just doesn’t work. This scheme would work with other colors. I will give this a C.

Josh Bilicki #53 Junction Fuels Chevy Camaro-My only complaint here is that the white stripe is too wide. A-

Garrett Smithley #53 Axele TMS Chevy Camaro-This scheme is much too over designed, and the color scheme isn’t great. I give this an F.

Garrett Smithley #53 Victory Lane Quick Oil Change/Kendall Oil Chevy Camaro-The design scheme and the color scheme are great. This scheme gets an A.

Ross Chastain #77 Melon Man Brand Chevy Camaro-This design scheme could get an A with a different color scheme, but with the pink, this gets a C.

Josh Bilicki #77 Austin Hatcher Foundation Chevy Camaro-The color scheme is great, and the car has a great look. A

Garrett Smithley #78 Baker Camp Arnold Capital Management Chevy Camaro-The color scheme is great, and the car has a great look. A

B.J. McLeod #78 Koolbox Chevy Camaro-The color scheme is great, and the car has a great look. A

BJ McLeod #78 Axele.com Chevy Camaro-This car is horrifically over designed, and not even a good color scheme can save this from an F.

Christopher Bell #95 Germania Insurance Toyota Camry-This is a really bold design, and it isn’t over done. It works very well, and gets an A.

Christopher Bell #95 Toyota Toyota Camry-The scheme is far too over designed, and the pointless black box makes it worse. I can’t give this anything less than a D.

Paint Scheme Grades-June 13, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Kevin Harvick #4 Busch Light For The Farmers Ford Mustang-I really like the farm design, and the car is well-designed. This is a good scheme, and it gets an A.

Ryan Newman #6 Progressive Insurance Ford Mustang-The car has a good color scheme, and the design scheme is smooth, and good. I can’t give this anything less than an A.

JJ Yeley #7 VCP/4URX Chevy Camaro-The car has a good color scheme, and the design scheme is smooth, and good. I can’t give this anything less than an A.

Clint Bowyer #14 Built Ford Proud Ford Mustang-My only complaint is that the white doesn’t really help, but it’s a very minor complaint. A-

Clint Bowyer #14 Peak Throwback Mustang-The throwback is faithful, the car looks good, I give this an A.

Clint Bowyer #14 Busch Light For The Farmers-I really like the farm design, and the car is well-designed. This is a good scheme, and it gets an A.

Kyle Busch #18 Skittles Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Menard’s/Knauf Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

Josh Bilicki #27 Insurance King Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same F grade.

Corey LaJoie #32 Built Bar Ford Mustang-I don’t really like this scheme, but I don’t hate it either. It’s just mediocre, and it earns a C

Darrell Wallace Jr. #43 McDonald’s Chevy Camaro-It’s amazing how much better the car looks without the white. This is a good look, and I give it an A.

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. #47 NOS Chevy Camaro-I like the color scheme, and the smooth design scheme looks great. A

Joey Gase #51 Chevy Camaro-A smooth look, with a great color scheme will always earn an A.

Bayley Currey #53 Belmont Classic Cars Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Daniel Suarez #96 Coca-Cola Toyota Camry-This is a good look. The red works, and the design is smooth, and simple, and the scheme gets an A.

Daniel Suarez #96 Cherry Vanilla Coke Toyota Camry-The only thing I like about this scheme is the good color scheme. This scheme gets a D+.

Paint Scheme Grades-May 24, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Brad Keselowski #2 Miller Lite Patriotic Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Kevin Harvick #4 Busch Light YOURFACEHERE Ford Mustang-The new branding doesn’t hurt a great scheme. A

Ryan Newman #6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang-I like this scheme. It’s a good look, with a great color scheme, and I can’t say anything bad about it. A

Josh Bilicki #7 Gravely Chevy Camaro-It has a smooth look, a great color scheme and I can’t say anything bad about it. A

Aric Almirola #10 Smithfield #GoodFoodChallenge Ford Mustang-This would be so much better without the slashes. The slashes take an A scheme down to a C.

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

Brennan Poole #15 SpartanGO Chevy Camaro-It has a smooth look, a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

Kyle Busch #18 M&M’S Thank You Heroes Toyota Camry-I like the look here, the color scheme is great, and the car looks great. A

JJ Yeley #27 Jacob Construction Ford Mustang-Same scheme as #51, same A grade.

Corey LaJoie #32 Drydene Ford Mustang-The slight redesign doesn’t take away from the scheme. This is a good look, and it earns an A.

Michael McDowell #34 CarParts.com Ford Mustang-This is a horrible look. The blue and orange shades don’t work, and the car as a whole is over designed. I can’t give this anything but an F, so I won’t.

John Hunter Nemechek #38 Scag Power Equipment Ford Mustang-Either tiger stripes OR cutting edge designs…you can’t have both, because the car is an over designed mess. F

Cole Custer #41 HaasTooling.com Ford Mustang-I think the cutting edge designs are decent, a tad over done. The gray could be a little darker. Still, it’s not horrible, so I’ll give it a B.

Matt Kenseth #42 Credit One Bank Chevy Camaro-Black is a decent addition to this look, and it looks sharper. I like this and it gets an A.

Joey Gase #51 Agri Supply/Carolina Cooker Chevy Camaro-A great and faithful throwback will ALWAYS earn an A.

Garrett Smithley #53 Trophy Tractor Chevy Camaro-Black with red is a great color scheme, and the smooth look earns this scheme an A.

Reed Sorenson #77 Greenville Swamp Rabbits/Bon Secours Chevy Camaro-This is another example of a scheme where there is nothing really wrong, but nothing really right either. It’s just blah, and I’ll give it a C.

BJ McLeod #78 Christensen Arms Chevy Camaro-It has a smooth look, a great color scheme, and that will always earn an A.

Paint Scheme Grades-April 18, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Editor’s Note, due to the cancellation of the NASCAR season through May, I will do the Paint Scheme Tracker every week, and the Paint Scheme Grades every other week. This will last until the racing season resumes, or until I run out of new schemes. DGF

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Menard’s/Knauf Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

Joey Logano #22 Money Lion Ford Mustang-Same scheme as #2, same A grade.

Corey LaJoie #32 Superior Logistics Ford Mustang-It’s a good look, the color scheme works, and it isn’t over designed. I give this an A.

Michael McDowell #34 Dockside Logistics Ford Mustang-It’s a horribly over designed scheme that just doesn’t look good. This is awful, and I give it an F.

Paint Scheme Grades-March 14, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Quin Houff #00 Permatex Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same A- grade.

Quin Houff #00 Ashurst American Honey Chevy Camaro-An over designed mess with a mediocre color scheme will always earn an F

Tyler Reddick #8 Caterpillar MinExpo 2020 Chevy Camaro-I like this, it’s bold, not over done, and has a great color scheme. A

Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

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

Kyle Busch #18 Pedigree Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Kyle Busch #18 SportClips Toyota Camry-Same scheme as #20, same C- grade.

Erik Jones #20 Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

Erik Jones #20 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry-Same scheme as #18, same F grade.

Corey LaJoie #32 MotorTrend Ford Mustang-I love the color scheme here, but the car is over designed. I think toning down the red would work better. Still, it isn’t horrible so I’ll give it a C-.

Chris Buescher #37 Velveeta Chevy Camaro-Like many great recipes, adding the extra cheese really didn’t hurt. This looks good, so I’ll give it an A.

John Hunter Nemechek #38 MDS Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

John Hunter Nemechek #38 Mystik Lubricants Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

BJ McCleod #51 Jacob Companies Chevy Camaro-This new look is much cleaner, but is still bold, and has a great color scheme. A

JJ Yeley #52 Window World Chevy Camaro-This is a great look, and I can’t say anything bad about it. A

JJ Yeley #52 Jacob Companies Ford Mustang-A smooth look with a great color scheme will always earn an A.

Joey Gase #53 One Legacy Ford Mustang-I think that this is over designed, and the color scheme doesn’t help. This doesn’t look good, and gets an F.

Timmy Hill #66 Pit Boss Grills Toyota Camry-This is a great look, and I can’t say anything bad about it. A

Daniel Suarez #96 Commscope Toyota CamryA smooth look with a great color scheme will always earn an A.

Paint Scheme Grades-March 7, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Austin Dillon #3 Dow Killz Coatings Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

Ross Chastain #6 Wyndham Rewards Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

Tyler Reddick #8 I Am Second Chevy Camaro-This scheme has too many things going on at the same time. It’s just a jumbled mess that doesn’t look good at all. F

Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Office Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same B+ grade.

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

Ryan Blaney #12 Body Armor Kobe Tribute Ford Mustang-The snakeskin motif works very well here, and the color scheme works well too. This is a great look, and I give it an A.

Brennan Poole #15 CHOC Children’s Hospital Chevy Camaro-Getting tid of the stripes, and just having the child drawings would work better, but this isn’t bad, so I will give this an A-

Kyle Busch #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry-In addition to having a really bad shade of green, the lightning motif is very over done, and the car looks terrible. F

Matt DiBenedetto #21 Quaker State Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same B- grade.

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

William Byron #24 Axalta Kobe Tribute Chevy Camaro-It’s a very toned down scheme, it’s smooth, and it has a great look. I can’t give this less than an A, so I won’t.

Kyle Larson #42 McDonald’s Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same B grade.

Darrell Wallace Jr. #43 Victory Junction Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same A- grade.

Garrett Smithley #51 Chevy Camaro-A smooth look with a great color will always earn an A.

JJ Yeley #52 Ford Mustang-New scheme for 2020, black. A

BJ McLeod #52 Christensen Arms Ford Mustang-Not a bad look.  The carbon fiber motif works, and the red roof is a good look. A

Joey Gase #53 Nevada Donor Network Chevy Camaro-A smooth look with a great color will always earn an A.

Timmy Hill #66 Manscaped/Lasvegas.net Toyota CamryMy only complaint here is that the red stripe is pointless. Other than that, this is a great scheme. A-

Paint Scheme Grades-February 15, 2020

By David G. Firestone

Quin Houff #00 Jacob Construction Chevy Camaro-My only complaint here is that the red stripe on the front isn’t needed. Otherwise this is a great scheme.

Brad Keselowski #2 Money Lion Ford Mustang-Same scheme as last year, same C grade.

Austin Dillon #3 Symbicort Chevy Camaro-Last year’s scheme was bad, but this is so much worse. This is an ugly over designed mess, and I give it an F.

Kevin Harvick #4 #PIT4BUSCH Ford Mustang-This is a great look. Blue and silver with white outlines work well, and the design is great. I give this an A.

Chase Elliott #9 Kelly Blue Book Chevy Camaro-The change of colors helps this scheme, only slightly though. I give this a C+.

Aric Almirola #10 Smithfield Pure Farmland Ford Mustang-My only complaint is that I think the green is too light, that aside, this is a great scheme, and it gets an A-.

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

Brennan Poole #15 Spartan Mosquito Chevy Camaro-I don’t like the colors used here, I think blue should be the primary color. Still, it isn’t bad, but I’ll gvie this a B+

Martin Truex Jr. #19 Sirius XM Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same B- grade.

Erik Jones #20 SportClips Toyota Camry-This is just not a good look. It’s not awful, at least the color scheme is good, I’ll give it a C-.

Reed Sorenson #27 Chevy Camaro-A smooth look with a great color scheme will always earn an A.

John Hunter Nemechek #38 Fire Alarm Services Ford Mustang-I like the look here, the colors are great, and I like the design too. This gets an A.

Joey Gase #51 Page Construction/ASC Agri Services Chevy Camaro-I think that this is over designed, and the color scheme doesn’t help. This doesn’t look good, and gets an F.

The Final Paint Scheme Grades Of 2019-November 29, 2019

By David G. Firestone

Landon Cassill #00 International Marine Chevy Camaro-This is an ugly, over designed mess that doesn’t look good at all. This gets an F.

Daniel Hemric #8 myblu Chevy Camaro-I love the shade of blue, it works well with the black, and the car has a good design. This looks good, and earns an A.

Ryan Blaney #12 Menard’s/Richmond Ford Mustang-Same scheme as #21, same A grade.

Joe Nemechek #15 RoyalTeakCollection.com Chevy Camaro-It’s a smooth look, with a great color scheme, and that earns an A.

Kyle Busch #18 Skittles Toyota Camry-Same scheme as last year, same A grade.

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

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

Reed Sorenson #27 Chevy Camaro-A smooth look, with a great color scheme will always earn an A.

Ross Chastain #27 Xchange of America Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as #15, same A grade.

Corey LaJoie #32 CorvetteParts.net/Skooza.com Ford Mustang-I like the flamingo motif here. It’s bold and unique. I also like the overall design. This gets an A.

Chris Buescher #37 Honey Nut Cheerios Chevy Camaro-Love the color scheme, hate the design scheme. Red and yellow is a great color scheme, but this is an ugly, over designed mess. I’ll give this a C.

Chris Buescher #37 Louisiana Hot Sauce Chevy Camaro-You can’t go wrong with black with flames. This is a great look, and it earns an A.

Chris Buescher #37 Clorox Chevy Camaro-This is a bold look, it has a great color scheme, and it isn’t over designed. I give this an A.

David Ragan #38 Thank You David Ford Mustang-I miss the old Front Row template. This is why I miss it. The color scheme is great, and the car looks great, so this gets an A.

Daniel Suarez #41 Coca Cola Ford Mustang-Coca Cola has a great shade of red.  The car isn’t over designed, and it looks great.  A

Kyle Larson #42 Clover Chevy Camaro-The red numbers don’t look good, and clash with the color scheme. They take an A scheme down to a B.

Bayley Currey #52 Mtel-One Ford Mustang-The orange doesn’t really add or subtract from the scheme, so I’ll give this a B.

Josh Bilicki #53 Token 4 Token Chevy Camaro-I like this scheme. I like the brick motif, and the color works well for it. I give this an A.

Garrett Smithley #54 AQRE.app Ford Mustang-Same scheme as #51, same A grade.

Timmy Hill #66 GENEREX Generator Toyota Camry-It is a tad over designed, but it isn’t horrible. The color scheme works well, and the car looks good. I’ll give it a B-

Reed Sorenson #77 Rousseau Chevy Camaro-I like the look. The red looks good, as do the white and blue. The car isn’t over designed, and I’ll give this an A.

Garrett Smithley #77 Chevy Camaro-I like this look, and the color scheme works, so this gets an A.

Alex Bowman #88 Axalta Chevy Camaro-Same scheme as last year, same F grade.

Matt DiBenedetto #95 Procore Safety Qualified Toyota CamryCamo does NOT work on race cars! Add in the fact that this scheme is pointlessly over designed, and you have an F scheme.