NEW YORK – It’s back.
At long last, thanks to Axalta, Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 Chevrolet SS will once again sport the iconic rainbow paint scheme.
Tuesday on “CBS This Morning,” Gordon broke the news, unveiling the Axalta Chevrolet SS in New York.
He will race the special Axalta car at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 22.
To celebrate the scheme’s return, let’s take a look at the rainbow Chevy – which Gordon drove from his very first start in 1992 through the 2000 season -- by the numbers.
1: Rookie of the Year trophy
1: All-Star Race victory
3: Cup Series championships
17: Different tracks where Gordon earned at least one win in the rainbow scheme
33: Pole positions earned
52: Trips to Victory Lane
129: Top-five finishes
166: Top-10s recorded
10,708: Total laps led
1,000,000: Dollars earned for winning the Daytona 500, Charlotte 600 and Southern 500 in 1997.
With the scheme revealed, we’re less than two months until the #Rainbow24 returns to the track one final time.