Michael Annett, Pilot go back to 1970 for Southern 500 paint scheme

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The deluge of retro paint schemes for the Sept. 6 Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway continues with Michael Annett.

The HScott Motorsports driver will be sponsored by Pilot Travel Centers/Flying J Inc. for the race and the paint scheme on the No. 46 Chevrolet uses Flying J’s logo and color scheme from 1970.

Annett finished 42nd in last year’s Southern 500, his first start in the race.

Annett’s paint scheme joins those of Dale Earnhardt Jr.Clint BowyerKyle LarsonRicky Stenhouse Jr., Jimmie JohnsonRyan BlaneyChase Elliott, Kevin Harvick, Tony StewartAustin Dillon and Denny Hamlin.