Iconic paint schemes set for Darlington

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DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) The Southern 500 will have a familiar feel, and not just because the race has returned to Labor Day weekend.

Most of the grid for Sprint Cup's next race on Sept. 6 will have throwback paint schemes on their cars, recalling the days when greats like David Pearson, Cale Yarborough and Dale Earnhardt dominated the track "Too Tough To Tame."

At the last Southern 500 in April 2014, Darlington Raceway executives announced a campaign to tap in the track's long history as NASCAR's first superspeedway. Track President Chip Wile said NASCAR teams were eager to participate, bringing out famous machines like the blue-yellow combo No. 17 Hall-of-Famer Pearson ran for Holman Moody four decades ago.

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