'Silver Fox' salute: Stenhouse to drive Pearson throwback scheme
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and his No. 17 Cargill Ford Fusion will be giving a salute to the "Silver Fox" at Darlington Raceway.
On Tuesday, Stenhouse and Roush Fenway Racing unveiled their throwback paint scheme for the September race ... a tribute to NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson. Take a look.
Ricky poses with his David Pearson throwback car and a photo of the original pic.twitter.com/OFNuOGyyJp— Roush Fenway Racing (@roushfenway) August 18, 2015
Another look at Ricky and the David Pearson throwback scheme pic.twitter.com/oJ8HtwbLNu— Roush Fenway Racing (@roushfenway) August 18, 2015
For reference, here's what Pearson's car looked like.
David Pearson on his way to a second-place finish in the 1970 Daytona 500. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)
Other drivers have also revealed what scheme they'll be running for the special throwback weekend:
Kurt Busch: No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS
Austin Dillon: No. 3 Chevrolet SS
Chase Elliott: No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS
Denny Hamlin: No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry
Kevin Harvick: No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS
Ryan Newman: No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS
Danica Patrick: No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS
Tony Stewart: No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS