This NASCAR throwback scheme a colossal miss according to fans

Corey LaJoie is running a throwback NASCAR paint scheme that’s causing a stir

Next month, Darlington Raceway is set to host their annual throwback NASCAR race. Teams show up to the track with retro styles. It’s an event that brings special paint scheme to the track from eras of the past.

Corey LaJoie is running a throwback to his first career ARCA Menards Series East victory. That win came on June 2, 2012 at the Bowman Gray Stadium.

View the Corey LaJoie throwback paint scheme below.

Some retro paint schemes are a huge success. Such as Kyle Larson’s No. 5 throwback to Terry LaBonte or Alex Bowman’s throwback to Jimmie Johnson.

However, the throwback scheme for LaJoie is a miss. The only thing that remains similar is the white body and the number font.

The number color isn’t the same nor is the color of the racing stripe. It’s just a side bonus that the sponsor colors are also off from the original.

Fans are becoming vocal on social media opposing the scheme. You can see for yourself below.

The NASCAR Cup Series takes the green flag at Darlington Raceway on May 12th.

Corey LaJoie comments

“It’s always fun when we can bring a new partner to the track and introduce them to the sport,” said Corey LaJoie in a team release.

“I really appreciate the team at Razzle Dazzle for being willing to participate in Darlington’s initiative and help us throw it back to my first NASCAR win at Bowman Gray. Our Razzle Dazzle Chevy Camaro looks awesome and we’re going to work our tails off to have a great day on the race track.”

In 2021, LaJoie captured a 15th place finish at Darlington. That’s a career best for both the team and the driver at the South Carolina track.

Alex Bowman running Jimmie Johnson throwback at Darlington

Bill Coombs

“Partnering with Spire Motorsports under our Razzle Dazzle brand is a thrilling extension of our commitment to excellence and community engagement,” said Bill Coombs, President/CEO DLJ Produce.

“Just as we strive to deliver the finest produce to our customers, we’re excited to see Corey Lajoie bring the brilliance of Razzle Dazzle to the exhilarating world of the NASCAR Cup Series, enriching experiences for fans nationwide.”

LaJoie has collected one top 15 at Darlington Raceway in 12 career starts.

Terry Labonte reacts to the Kyle Larson’s Darlington throwback

Corey LaJoie
Darlington Raceway
Corey Lajoie - Darlington Raceway throwback
Corey Lajoie – Darlington Raceway throwback

Darlington Results: September 3, 2023 (NASCAR Cup Series)


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