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Darlington Paint Schemes

Paint schemes for the Monster Energy Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. | See Also: Xfinity Series Darlington Paint Schemes

00 Landon Cassill Darlington
The No. 00 StarCom Fiber Chevrolet will be piloted by Landon Cassill in a vintage throwback paint scheme honoring Bobby Allison’s famed Miller High Life Car. Allison and Derrike Cope, SCR Team Manager, have a long standing relationship as Cope drove for Allison back in the 90s.
1 Jamie Mcmurray Darlington
Jamie McMurray’s No. 1 Chevrolet celebrates 50 years of the Big Mac with a paint scheme similar to the one that was on Bill Elliott’s No. 94 McDonald’s car at Darlington in 1998 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of NASCAR.
2 Brad Keselowski Darlington
Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 Ford will be gold and black to represent the Miller Genuine Draft No. 27 car that Rusty Wallace piloted for owner Raymond Beadle in 1990.
3 Austin Dillon Darlington
Austin Dillon No. 3 Chevrolet for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 will resemble the “Quicksilver” car that Dale Earnhardt Sr. drove in the 1995 All-Star race.
4 Kevin Harvick Darlington
Kevin Harvick’s Busch Beer car resembles a popular Busch can design from 1996 that featured Darlington Raceway.
6 Matt Kenseth Darlington
Oscar Mayer will sponsor Matt Kenseth at Darlington.
9 Chase Elliott Darlington
Chase Elliott’s paint scheme honors his late cousin Casey Elliott, who ran a similar look in a variety of colors in the NASCAR Southeast Pro Series and two races in the Xfinity Series in 1993.
10 Aric Almirola Darlington
Aric Almirola will race the Smithfield Helping Hungry Homes Ford at Darlington. Founded in 2008, Helping Hungry Homes is Smithfield’s initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure.
11 Denny Hamlin Darlington
Denny Hamlin’s special No. 11 FedEx Toyota paint scheme is a throwback to Hamlin’s first-ever racecar, a Mini Stock that he drove in 1997 at Langley Speedway and Southside Speedway in Virginia.
12 Ryan Blaney Darlington
Ryan Blaney will honor his father, Dave, with a special paint scheme that resembled the car Dave drove for Jasper Motorsports.
13 Ty Dillon Darlington
Ty Dillon will carry the paint scheme that Germain Racing and GEICO debuted in their inaugural Cup season.
14 Clint Bowyer Darlington
Clint Bowyer will celebrate Ned Jarrett‘s victory 53 years later in the 69th running of the Bojangles’ Southern 500. The No. 14 Carolina Ford Dealers Ford Fusion from Stewart-Haas Racing will mimic the design Jarrett ran on his race-winning 1965 Ford Galaxie by sporting a royal blue paint scheme with period-specific graphics.

15 Ross Chastain Darlington

17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Darlington
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s No. 17 Ford will sport a John Deere paint scheme at Darlington. John Deere was a primary sponsor for Chad Little at Roush from 1997-2000.
18 Kyle Busch Darlington
Kyle Busch’s No. 18 Toyota will honor Ernie Irvan’s 1998 Skittles paint scheme.
19 Daniel Suarez Darlington
Daniel Suarez has his standard ARRIS paint scheme at Darlington.
20 Erik Jones Darlington
Erik Jones’ No. 20 Sport Clips Toyota will resemble the paint scheme that his spotter Rick Carelli drove in the Truck Series.
21 Paul Menard Darlington
Paul Menard’s No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion will carry a red-and-white paint scheme reminiscent of the Wood Brothers’ 1968 Mercury Cyclone that Cale Yarborough drove to victory in the 1968 Southern 500.
22 Joey Logano Darlington
Joey Logano will honor Steve Park with a throwback Pennzoil paint scheme that resembles the car Park drove for Dale Earnhardt, Inc. starting in 1998.
23 Joey Gase Darlington
Joey Gase is racing a throwback paint scheme honoring the racing career of his father, Bob Gase.
24 William Byron Darlington
William Byron‘s No. 24 Chevrolet will pay tribute to former No. 24 driver Jeff Gordon‘s iconic rainbow paint scheme.
31 Ryan Newman Darlington
Ryan Newman will honor Neil Bonnett with a black throwback look that resembles the No. 31 Mom ‘N’ Pops/Goodwrench car.
32 Matt Dibenedetto Darlington
Matt DiBenedetto will get to race his favorite paint scheme from when he was growing up – the Exide car that Jeff Burton drove.
34 Michael Mcdowell Darlington
The throwback paint scheme for Michael McDowell’s No. 34 Love’s Ford pays tribute to Love’s first travel stop in Amarillo, Texas.
37 Chris Buescher Darlington
Chris Buescher’s paint scheme honors the rich history of the Bush Brothers & Company while celebrating 110 years of success.
38 David Ragan Darlington
David Ragan’s Ford Fusion paint scheme for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 will pay tribute to the Ford Thunderbird that Jarrett drove to victory after a closing-laps battle with Davey Allison at Michigan International Speedway on Aug. 18, 1991.
41 Kurt Busch Darlington
Kurt Busch’s No. 41 Ford is inspired by the same paint scheme he finished second with in the 2003 Southern 500 in an epic finish with race winner Ricky Craven.
42 Kyle Larson Darlington
Kyle Larson will run the same type of striping effect on his No. 42 Chevrolet that Davey Allison had at one time on his famous No. 28 Texaco Havoline Ford.
Bubba Wallace Stp Darlington Car V2
Taking a page from its own history book, Richard Petty and STP once again reached an agreement to place the STP day glo red on the Petty blue No. 43 for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at the Darlington Raceway. The agreement is to celebrate the longest and most famous paint scheme in the history of NASCAR, and to also relive the story of how this iconic paint scheme came to be. The car was transformed on Sunday morning after approval from NASCAR.
43 Bubba Wallace Darlington
Bubba Wallace’s No. 43 Chevrolet sported the first-ever STP scheme from 1972 on Friday and Saturday at Darlington before the STP day glo red was added to the car on Sunday.
47 Aj Allmendinger Darlington
AJ Allmendinger and the No. 47 Kroger ClickList team are throwing it back to their roots at Darlington Raceway for NASCAR Throwback, honoring driver Robert Pressley’s 1998 car.
48 Jimmie Johnson Darlington
Jimmie Johnson’s Darlington car replicates the same Kobalt sponsored car that he won the 2012 Bojangles’ Southern 500 with that marked the 200th win for Hendrick Motorsports.
51 Bj Mcleod Darlington
Designed by JACOB Companies president Don Perry’s son Jacob (Jake), a 17-year-old High School junior, B.J.McLeod’s Chevrolet will be a replica of Russ Wheeler’s Hardees-themed race car from the movie Days of Thunder.

52 Jj Yeley Darlington

66 Timmy Hill Darlington
Timmy Hill’s Darlington paint scheme resembles the one Darrell Waltrip drove during his 2000 Victory Tour.
72 Corey Lajoie Darlington
Corey LaJoie’s car will honor his father Randy’s FINA car he drove in the XFINITY Series for BACE Motorsports in the late 1990s.
78 Martin Truex Jr Darlington
Martin Truex Jr. has his standard Bass Pro Shops/5-hour ENERGY paint scheme at Darlington.
88 Alex Bowman Darlington
LLumar Window Film is sponsoring Alex Bowman at Darlington.
95 Kasey Kahne Darlington
Kasey Kahne will have a paint scheme that resembles the car he drove for Evernham Motorsports in 2006, a season that saw him score six wins and six poles.
Jeffrey Earnhardt’s Nine Line Apparel Toyota throwback scheme resembles the car Dale Earnhardt Sr. drove in 1978 for Will Cronkrite.
99 Derrike Cope Darlington
In 1993, former Daytona 500 champion Derrike Cope piloted the No. 98 Bojangles’ ride for NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough. Twenty-five years later, Cope and Bojangles’ are joining forces once again for a one-race throwback special at the Bojangles’ Southern 500.

See Also: Xfinity Series Throwback Paint Schemes