Newly re-named team Legacy Motor Club welcomes a sponsor with a legacy of their own to the NASCAR jungle for their No. 43 Daytona 500 entry. Guns N Roses will be featured on Erik Jones’ Camaro for the 2023 Daytona 500.
What you need to know:
- Legacy Motor Club announced Tuesday evening a new paint scheme for their 43 car.
- Guns N Roses joins Kiss, 3 Doors Down, Green Day, Nickelback, and Dave Matthews Band as some of the rock bands to sponsor a NASCAR Cup entry.
- Rock & Roll sponsorship of the NASCAR Cup Series peaked in the late 2000s along with NASCAR’s viewership. Some might consider GNR’s involvement as an indicator of the sport’s popularity.
Jimmie Johnson, equity owner of Legacy Motor Club shared his surprise at the news.
In the Stands
Many fans met the news with excitement and memories.
Even Sling, a business who has commented on several NASCAR news events chimed in on the action with a play on GNR’s popular album title.
This tweet left fans asking about Sling’s appetite for sponsorship.
The consensus on social media harkened back to the exciting days of the late 2000s with peak NASCAR numbers and style.