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Bubba Wallace will honor military veterans with a special paint scheme on his car during the upcoming Würth 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.

The race will be held on April 28th, 2024.

The design will be a tribute to the World War II Flying Tigers and Vietnam War veterans. This paint scheme is a callback to a 2019 design that honored the A-10 Thunderbolt.

The No. 23 car may have never looked sweeter.

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According to the Marine Corps Times, Bubba Wallace’s new No. 23 car design doesn’t stop by honoring the World War II-era fighter aircraft.

It will also have the names of four Vietnam War veterans on the hood of the car.

Those four individuals will also be in attendance at the race itself.

The new look will be unveiled as Military Appreciation Month is set to begin.

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Wallace Says The Paint Scheme Is ‘Exciting’

Bubba Wallace tells the Military Times that veterans are an important part of NASCAR racing.

“There’s a lot of race fans, a lot of crew members, part of the race teams that have a military background,” he said.

“I think anytime you show up with anything military in our sport it’s all four thumbs up for us to be able to represent that heritage and that legacy with an exciting paint scheme.”

He has used a similar paint scheme in the past, most notably at the Daytona 500 in 2020.

Wallace says the new look though, has a more modern feel.

“The renderings I’ve seen brings back that old school look, but with a new twist with the next-gen car,” Wallace told the Times.

“The Toyota Camry body looks mean, showing its teeth. I think sometimes you got to show your teeth, and sometimes you got to use them, especially in this sport.”

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