Brickyard 400 Has Featured Plenty of Patriotic Paint Jobs

Published On June 29, 2017 » 2968 Views» By Paul Kelly » Blogs, Brickyard 400, IMS, IMS History
Ken Schrader

Ken Schrader

Many patriotic-themed paint jobs will appear on Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series cars this Saturday night, July 1 in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, as the race formerly known as the “Firecracker 400” always takes place on Fourth of July weekend.

There’s no better time during the NASCAR season to cherish America as the nation celebrates its 241st birthday Tuesday, July 4. Star-spangled and military-themed liveries also are seen often during the Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as sponsors and teams pay homage to those who lost their lives defending American freedom.

The Brickyard 400 has taken place in late July and early August during all 24 years of its prestigious existence at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Those dates don’t dovetail with any patriotic American holidays, but that hasn’t stopped fans from seeing star-spangled stock car schemes throughout the years at the Brickyard, whether they’re special paint jobs or season-long liveries.

Here’s a gallery of some of our favorite patriotic paint jobs from the Brickyard 400 over the years. You can spot more red, white and blue liveries at this year’s Brickyard 400 on Sunday, July 23. Visit IMS.com for tickets and more details.

Happy birthday, America!

Scott Speed

Scott Speed during the 2013 Brickyard 400

Regan Smith

Regan Smith during the 2010 Brickyard 400

Ken Schrader

Ken Schrader during the 2007 Brickyard 400

Joe Nemecheck

Joe Nemecheck during the 2004 Brickyard 400

Casey Mears

Casey Mears during the 2007 Brickyard 400

Sterling Marlin

Sterling Marlin during the 2004 Brickyard 400

Kyle Petty

Kyle Petty during the 2007 Brickyard 400

Kyle Busch

Kyle Busch during the 2013 Brickyard 400

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. during the 2008 Brickyard 400

Brett Bodine

Brett Bodine at the 2003 Brickyard 400

Greg Biffle

Greg Biffle during the 2005 Brickyard 400

Aric Almirola

Aric Almirola during the 2016 Brickyard 400

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