When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Circuit hits Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for the Aaron’s 499, several drivers will be sporting unique paint schemes. When your driver runs a different paint scheme it tends to make the race that much more exciting. For the drivers running different schemes are also important because they obviously want to win for whatever sponsor or cause they are running the different scheme for.
Here is a special peek at this weeks schemes.
It is also worth noting that a handful of other drivers like Jimmie Johnson for example will also has a different scheme this week. However at the publishing of this article no photos of those schemes were available.
Of all of the drivers with special paint schemes this week it is hard to handicap who the favorite might be given the fact that it’s Talladega. Drivers like Tony Stewart, Clint Bowyer, Kasey Kahne, Greg Biffle and Austin Dillon have not won a race this season. Then you have guys like Michael Waltrip who always runs well here and David Ragan who won this race last year. You also have Kyle Busch in the mix who you would have to imagine wants that second win to tie Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano. The one thing that can be said is that since more than 1/4 of the cars running will have special paint schemes; the odds of one of those cars winning is better than most weeks.
Which of this weeks unique paint schemes is your favorite? Do you think that one of these special schemes in find its way to Victory Lane? Be sure to keep checking back with Beyond the Flag for all of the needed information to prepare for this weekends race. Share your thoughts below in the comments section or tweet us!
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