Regardless of if you are a NASCAR fan or not, when you hear the name Jeff Gordon, you are probably going to think of two things. The first thing is the number “24” and the second is his iconic “rainbow car” that he drove for years.
For the last decade or so, Gordon has not raced with the rainbow-colored paint scheme on his car.
He will bringing it back for one final time in August.
According to USA Today, Gordon is going to driving the “rainbow car” for his final appearance at Bristol Motor Speedway in August. Axalta Racing announced the exciting decision via Twitter.
— Axalta Racing (@AxaltaRacing) June 30, 2015
Gordon announced in January that the 2015 racing season would be his final season as a full-time driver. He has not announced whether or not he would be retiring, but whatever he decides to do, he will be remembered as one of the greats.
Gordon started racing professionally in 1990 and has won four Winston Cup Series as well as being named to the 2009 National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame.
Whether you love him or hate him, you can’t deny that Gordon has done something great for the sport of NASCAR.
*Featured Photo (above) credit to Twitter