NBC Sports’ Rick Allen joined Tyler Reddick and Jeff Burton to help Richard Childress Racing reveal the Darlington throwback scheme for the No. 8 Chevrolet this year. It’s a Caterpillar look that harkens back to Burton’s rookie year in 1994 when he ran a Raybestos theme.
Burton knows a thing or two about what Reddick is going through in his first NASCAR Cup Series campaign in 2020, and like Reddick, Burton has ties to the No. 8, RCR and Caterpillar. The two drivers had fun with the announcement via social media with Allen:
— RCR (@RCRracing) August 17, 2020
Check out the scheme below as you wait for the playoff opener, the Southern 500 at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, Sept. 6 (NBCSN, NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).