Brad Keselowski honors Rusty Wallace with throwback Darlington paint scheme

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Brad Keselowski’s No. 2 Group Penske Ford will supply a nod to Rusty Wallace at this yr’s Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, the workforce introduced Thursday.

The race, which this yr is Sept. 2, continues a current custom of a throwback theme.

Wallace gained the Cup Collection title in 1989 and the next yr drove the No. 27 to 2 wins at Charlotte and Sonoma for proprietor Raymond Beadle.

Starting in 1991, Wallace drove the No. 2 for proprietor Roger Penske till the top of Wallace’s full-time driving profession in 2005.

This would be the fourth yr of the annual throwback program at “too robust to tame” Darlington, with this yr’s slogan celebrating NASCAR’s seventieth anniversary: “Seven Many years of NASCAR.”