Star of the show at Darlington Tuesday

The 43 team of Richard Petty Motorsports Tuesday unveiled its paint scheme for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 throwback weekend. And it was a touching moment for the family as they honored the legacy of the late Adam Petty and Victory Junction, a camp founded in 2004 in North Carolina by the Pettys for children with serious illnesses. Adam Petty was killed in 2000 in a crash at the New Hampshire Speedway. The paint scheme the Pettys chose is the same one that adorned Adam Petty’s ARCA car in 1998 when he won at Charlotte. On hand for the unveiling were Richard Petty, Kyle Petty and Bubba Wallace, driver of the 43 car.

Richard Petty on the paint scheme for the 43 car for Darlington

 

Bubba Wallace reacts to the look of the car he’ll drive in the Bojangles’ Southern 500

 

Here’s what it looked like as the 43 car was unveiled

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