Chase Briscoe to honor Parnelli Jones with Darlington throwback scheme

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Chase Briscoe will pay tribute to racing legend Parnelli Jones with his paint scheme for the Aug. 31 Xfinity Series race at Darlington Raceway (NBC).

Briscoe’s No. 98 Ford will be made to resemble the No. 98 Offy that Jones drove to a win in the 1963 Indianapolis 500. That win was one of six Jones earned in IndyCar. He also claimed four wins in 34 starts in the NASCAR Cup Series, with the last coming in 1967 at Riverside International Raceway in California.

Jones’ grandson, Jagger Jones, is currently racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.

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This isn’t the first time an IndyCar scheme has been seen on NASCAR’s throwback weekend.

In 2016, Kyle Larson drove a scheme based on the first Target-sponsored car Chip Ganassi Racing fielded in IndyCar in 1990.

Briscoe revealed his scheme in the below video.