NASCAR teams always tend to put their best foot forward during Coca-Cola 600 race weekend. Patriotic schemes and honoring fallen service members highlight what will be seen on track this weekend.
Michael Jordan’s team is racing in North Carolina this weekend. It’s only appropriate to bring on the tar-heel blue for Tyler Reddick as Jordan Brand sponsorship adorns the 45 car.
Front Row Motorsports
Michael McDowell will run Chicago Pneumatic Compressors colors this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Typically an associate sponsor, this will also be McDowell’s primary sponsor for the Chicago Street Race in July.
Zane Smith will run in one of his select Cup Series races this weekend sporting camo Boot Barn colors. This is his fourth of seven Cup Series races Smith will run this year.
All four Hendrick cars will run patriotic schemes this weekend. The typical sponsors will adorn the sides of these cars with Kyle Larson running HendrickCars.com, Chase Elliot running Napa, William Byron running Liberty University, and Alex Bowman running Ally.
Joe Gibbs Racing
Christopher Bell will run a camo car sponsored by Interstate Batteries this Sunday. This is also run in partnership with Semper Fi and America’s Fund, which helps care for wounded service members, veterans, and military families.
Martin Truex Jr. will run a patriotic scheme with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats sponsorship. He will be honoring Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rusten Redford Smith.
Denny Hamlin will have metallic blue numbers this weekend on his Sport Clips car. A patriotic twist to his typical Sport Clips scheme.
JTG Daugherty Racing
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will run a scheme with combined sponsorship from Kroger and Coca-Cola. It will honor Sgt. Alessandro L. Plutino.
Both Kaulig cars will run similar patriotic schemes this weekend. Both will feature unique red numbers as opposed to their typical black numbers on the side.
Legacy Motor Club
Legacy Motor Club Cars this weekend will run with a patriotic twist. Noah Gragson will run a Black Rifle Coffee Company scheme with primarily black with yellow, orange, and red highlights. Erik Jones will appropriately run U.S. Air Force colors this weekend in red white and blue. Jimmie Johnson adds to his patriotic scheme history with a blue and white scheme.
More patriotic schemes from RFK racing this weekend. Brad Keselowski will run red, white, and blue with gold numbers for Castrol Edge this weekend. Chris Buescher will run a military-type green color for Fastenal this weekend.
Richard Childress Racing
Austin Dillon will also run a Bass Pro Shops patriotic scheme similar to Martin Truex Jr. There also appears to be sponsorship from USO as well.
Kyle Busch and Austin Hill will run Alsco Uniforms colors this weekend. Busch’s wife Samantha is the grand marshal for the Xfinity Series on Saturday afternoon.
Rick Ware Racing
JJ Yeley will run Patriot Mobile colors this weekend. His car will be honoring U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Michael A. Dickinson II.
With Zane Smith taking Todd Gilliland’s typical Cup ride this weekend, Gilliland will run for Rick Ware Racing with sponsorship from Ruedebusch Development and Construction. The scheme will honor U.S. Army Captain James Eddie Reed.
Corey LaJoie will run Aerovanti colors this weekend. This scheme will honor U.S. Navy Captain Brian Bourgeois.
Ty Dillon will run a scheme sponsored by Ferris Mowers this weekend. The scheme will honor U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Joshua R. Ashley,
Stewart-Haas Racing cars will each run patriotic schemes honoring the memory of different service members. Kevin Harvick honors Cpl. Claudio Patino IV. Aric Almirola honors L.Cpl.. Daniel McVicker, Chase Briscoe honors HN. James Keith Oxley, and Ryan Preece honors Sgt. Bradley J. Harper.
Ryan Blaney will run a special camo scheme with Body Armor sponsorship.
Ross Chastain will run typical AdventHealth sponsorship this weekend with a patriotic flair. The scheme will honor SSG James D. Bullard.
Harrison Burton will run the typical DEX Imaging colors this weekend at Charlotte.
Brennan Poole will run a Moonshine & Motorsports Trail car this weekend at Charlotte. This trail has been highlighted on Eric Estepp’s YouTube channel, and the trail highlights the State of North Carolina’s historical and economic impact on motorsports and moonshine.