Darlington Raceway Opens 2022 Throwback Paint Scheme Fan Voteby Press Release April 28, 2022 0 comments
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington Raceway announces the launch of this year’s Throwback Paint Scheme Fan Vote. The track will highlight throwback paint schemes for all three national series in an online fan vote for the Dead On Tools 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Mahindra ROXOR 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series and Goodyear 400 NASCAR Cup Series races at the track Too Tough to Tame as part of the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR on May 6-8.
“The Tradition Continues as we welcome back the Throwback Paint Scheme Fan Vote leading up to the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR at Darlington Raceway,” said Kerry Tharp, Darlington Raceway President. “As we honor the legacy of NASCAR, we will recognize the ‘Best in Show’ as voted on by our loyal race fans. We look forward to announcing the winners as part of pre-race ceremonies each of our spring races.”
The Throwback Paint Scheme Fan Vote for the Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series is open today through Thursday, May 5 at 5 p.m. at www.darlingtonraceway.com/throwback. Fans can vote online and share their favorite throwback paint scheme votes on social media using the hashtag #NASCARThrowback.
The winning paint scheme in each series’ race will be announced on race day at Darlington Raceway. A “Best in Show” trophy will be awarded to the winning paint scheme during pre-race ceremonies of each respective race during the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR.
Previous NASCAR Cup Series Throwback Paint Scheme Fan Vote “Best in Show” winners are Erik Jones’ ‘99 John Andretti paint scheme (2021), Bubba Wallace’s Adam Petty tribute (2019), William Byron’s Jeff Gordon’s rainbow car (2018), Danica Patrick’s ‘99 Dale Jarret paint scheme (2017), Tony Stewart’s Bobby Allison tribute (2016), and Kyle Larson’s Days of Thunder paint scheme (2015). The Throwback Paint Scheme Fan Vote did not occur in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To learn more about the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR and Throwback Paint Scheme Fan Vote, visit www.darlingtonraceway.com/throwback.
2022 NASCAR Season
Darlington Raceway will host the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR on May 6-8, featuring all three national series with the Dead On Tools 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., Mahindra ROXOR 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, May 7 at 1:30 p.m. and Goodyear 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8 at 3:30 p.m.
The Tradition Continues at Darlington Raceway with the Labor Day Race Weekend on Sept. 3-4, featuring the Sport Clips Haircuts VFW Help A Hero 200 Xfinity Series race on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 3:00 p.m. and start of the Cup Series Playoffs in the 73rd running of the crown jewel Cook Out Southern 500® over Labor Day weekend on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 6:00 p.m.
NASCAR tickets are available for purchase via phone at 866-459-7223 or online at darlingtonraceway.com.
About Darlington Raceway
Darlington Raceway, nicknamed The Lady in Black and the track Too Tough To Tame, is home to the award-winning Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR and annually hosts two NASCAR Cup Series race weekends, along with the NASCAR Xfinity Series and/or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Opening in 1950, Darlington Raceway is “A NASCAR Tradition” and NASCAR’s original superspeedway with its famed 1.366-mile egg-shaped oval, challenging the sports best in one of the most iconic NASCAR races, the Southern 500®. For more information about Darlington Raceway, visit darlingtonraceway.com.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series) and three international series (NASCAR Pinty’s Series, NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
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