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Drivers to display SpongeBob schemes at Kansas

April 30, 2015, Staff report,

Drivers to display SpongeBob schemes at Kansas
Greg Biffle, David Ragan and more to run special schemes

In honor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway (May 9, 7:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1), drivers will be sporting characters from the Nickelodeon show for their paint schemes. 


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Joining in on the fun is David Ragan (in the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota),  Greg Biffle (in the No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford) Casey Mears (in the No. 13 Germain Racing Chevrolet) and Michael McDowell (in the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Ford).

"It's really fun to be part of the Nickelodeon lineup for the Kansas race and get to feature Patrick Star and Cheez-It on our No. 16 Ford," Biffle said in a press release. "Nickelodeon does a lot to bring sports to kids, which is something that is important and I'm glad to be a part of it. Kansas is a good track for us and Saturday night races are always exciting. Hopefully we can get another Kansas win."

NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Darrell Wallace Jr.'s No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford will also feature a SpongeBob-themed scheme, along with Ben Kennedy's No. 11 Truck Series ride.

Along with the special schemes, Kansas Speedway will offer a Nickelodeon Kids Zone, which will be located in the Kansas Speedway Fan Zone. The area will feature appearances from the "SpongeBob SquarePants" costumed characters, a "SpongeBob SquarePants" photo station and more.