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Back in blue: Johnson reveals paint scheme with self-deprecating video

Jimmie Johnson will be back in blue at Bristol Motor Speedway. But why? Recently, Johnson hasn't exactly had the best of luck in the white No. 48. After watching this video, it's hard to argue with his decision.

Recently, Jimmie Johnson hasn't exactly had the best luck in the white No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet.  

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Jimmie Johnson's No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet will be back in blue at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend.

Lowe's Racing used an outstanding "Old School" reference when making the announcement from the sponsor's Twitter account. 

But why the change?

Recently, Johnson hasn't exactly had the best of luck in the white No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet. After watching this video posted to Johnson's Instagram account, it's hard to argue that a change might do some good. 

Here's guessing it'll be a while before we see a white No. 48 car again.