By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

It’s here, everyone’s favorite week — Darlington Throwback — is here. We get to see an amazing race, but we also get to see colors, and designs that take us back to when we were younger. This year, a bunch of teams have stepped up their games and have brought amazing throwback paint schemes.

I have gone ahead and taken each scheme, and in the honor of throwback weekend, I made them into a replica trading card from the first-ever NASCAR collector set (1988 Maxx) which was released 30 years ago. Now, you get to see and read about each of the throwback paint schemes that will be on track during Sunday’s Bojangle’s Southern 500 at Darlington. Continue reading “Look: All 2018 Darlington Cup Series Throwback Paint Schemes”

gordon_mis24Hendrick Motorsports failed to place a driver among the top 25 in June’s visit to Michigan International Speedway and that could portend further trouble for four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon, whose Chase hopes took a big hit with an early-race accident and 36th-place finish at Watkins Glen. Gordon dropped four positions – ninth to 13th – and stands 15 points outside the top 10 with four races remaining before the Chase lineup is set. Gordon is a two-time Michigan winner but not since his 2001 championship season. He was 39th in June, an accident victim along with teammate Kasey Kahne.

Photo: Jeff Gordon’s #24 Paint Scheme for Michigan this weekend