William Byron driving Cole Trickle throwback at Darlington

The annual Darlington throwback race has a new entrant.

William Byron will honor the No. 46 car of Cole Trickle from the movie Days of Thunder.

Appearing with crew chief Chad Knaus, the No. 24 Chevrolet was unveiled to have have Trickle’s green and yellow scheme. Ironically the No. 24 could have had that No. 46 if not for some licesing issues that existing because of rhe movie which resulted in Jeff Gordon’s number being No. 24.

The second yard Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver enters the upcoming race at Watkins Glen coming off his second best finish of the season at Pocono (4th).